Aoife Hopkins

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Annalise Murphy in  Dún Laoghaire Harbour. She will  realise that to be competitive across the wind range in Japan she may again  need to change her physique. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

With 300 days to Tokyo 2020, could Annalise Murphy rekindle Irish Olympic sailing hopes if the Rio silver medallist returns to the Laser Radial after (...)

Tipperary’s Aisling Keller: she took  seventh of 10 nation-qualification spots

Ireland will be represented at the Tokyo Olympic Sailing regatta next summer following the conclusion of the Laser Radial World Championship in Sakaim(...)

Annalise Murphy in action in the laser radial at the 2016 Olympics - Ireland have qualified a boat for 2020. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Aisling Keller has qualified Ireland’s boat for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the laser radial. Ireland have qualified for the women’s single-handed eve(...)

Ewan McMahon in action in the  2019 Laser Standard Men’s World Championship in Miho Bay, Japan earlier this month. Photograph: Junichi Hirai/Bulkhead magazine

The two Irish sailors aiming to qualify Ireland for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics face their penultimate day on the tricky Miho Bay, Sakaiminato, Japan, on (...)

Aoife Hopkins. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Sailor and mathematics student Aoife Hopkins is hoping to secure an Olympic spot next month, but first there are a lot of numbers to run. She is recov(...)

Finn Lynch became the first Irish man to make a Laser medal race at the World Sailing Cup in Miami this month. Photograph: Pedro Martinez

With a month to go to the first major Olympic class regatta of the European season, three Irish 49ers, three Lasers and two Finns will seek to make th(...)

 Portaferry Sailing Club’s Andrew McCleery and Colin Dougan are one of seven Irish boats to qualify for the 2019 Subaru Flying Fifteen World Championships on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

As the International Flying Fifteen class prepares for one of next year’s Irish sailing highlights, seven-Irish boats were confirmed on Thursday as “(...)

49er skiff helm Robert Dickson from Howth Yacht Club with crew Seán Waddilove from Skerries Sailing Club at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus in August. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After a busy summer season for Ireland’s Olympic sailing hopefuls, strong results tinged with financial reality have resulted in a rollercoaster ride (...)

Aoife Hopkins in action during the race in Denmark.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Wednesday’s weather-delayed racing at the Sailing World Championships at Aarhus, Denmark, was marked by Howth’s Aoife Hopkins’s victory in the only ra(...)

Oisin McClelland (Donaghadee Sailing Club) competing in the Finn class at the Hempel Sailing World Championships  at Aarhus, Denmark.Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Although racing in the Hempel Sailing World Championships has now started, the sheer scale of the task facing the 14 Irish sailors seeking qualificat(...)

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