Brian Carlin

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The Turn the Tide on Plastic photographed from a drone. Photograph:   Brian Carlin/Volvo Ocean Race

What a difference a week makes! After starting out on the 6,000 nautical mile fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Melbourne to Hong Kong in strong(...)

Our skipper, Dee Caffari, reckons we’ve proven our ability to match the best boats in the fleet in the early stages of the race. Photograph: Ainhoa Sanchez/Volvo Ocean Race

Back on board and on our way to Hong Kong! After my planned rotation ashore for the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Cape Town to Melbourne, I’(...)

Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy competes at the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta. File photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With three weeks remaining before the start of this year’s 72,000km Volvo Ocean Race, future plans for the event originally known as the Whitbread Rou(...)

Ryanair announced last month that it plans to open a new base at Belfast from March. Photograph: Alan Betson

Six Northern Ireland firms are planning to create a further 115 full- and part- time jobs as a result of increased business opportunities at Belfast I(...)

 Wild Oats XI, the seven-time line honours winner of the Rolex Sydney Hobart race passes the ‘Organ Pipes’ cliff face off the New South Wales coast. Photograph: Carlo Borlenghi/Rolex

World sailing interest focuses on Australia this morning as a record 119 yachts gather for the 70th Sydney-Hobart Race that will include Irish crews.A(...)

 Dr Wendy (Phil) Harmer repairs a sensitive tooth on Justin Slattery with temporary filling work in the bow onboard. Photograph:  Matt Knighton/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images

We’re still in shock on board Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. The loss of Team Vestas Wind over the weekend has left us deeply disappointed that the Volvo Oce(...)

A Volvo Ocean Race hand out image shows Danish Team Vestas Wind aground on the reef in Cargados Carajos Shoals, Mauritius. The nine-strong crew including Kerryman Brian Carlin were rescued after abandoning the boat. Photograph: Amory Ross/Team Alvimedica/EPA

A nine-strong Volvo Ocean Race crew including Kerryman Brian Carlin were forced to abandon their boat in the early hours of Sunday after it was badly (...)

 The fleet during the in-port race in Alicante, Spain. The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 is the 12th running of this ocean marathon. The route spans some 39,379 nautical miles and 10 ports in as many countries. Photograph:  David Ramos/Volvo Ocean Race/Getty Images

Dongfeng Race Team French offshore sailor Charles leads a team that includes six “rookie” Chinese sailors who follow Guo Chuan’s lead when he sailed o(...)