Conor Clarke-skippered Embarr in action during the  74-boat Melges 24 World Championships in Miami, Florida.

A sole Irish sportsboat maintains its lead into the final stages of the 74-boat Melges 24 World Championships in Miami, Florida. The Conor Clarke-sk(...)

World Sailing Youth bronze medallists Douglas Elmes (left) and Colin O’Sullivan of Howth are shortlisted for Irish Youth Sailor of the Year Award. Photo: ISAF

The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has enlarged next month’s national awards ceremony to mark the achievements of Irish sailors, clubs and sailing s(...)

In a promising result for the ISA Pathway programme, Lough Derg’s Aisling Keller delivered tenth overall in the 50-strong girls Laser radial event in Malaysia. File photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Howth Yacht Club’s Douglas Elmes and Colin O’Sullivan are celebrating their bronze medal at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Malaysia at the w(...)

Ichi Ban with Howth Yacht Club’s Gordon Maguire on board was second in IRC class zero in this week’s Sydney-Hobart race. Photograph: Rolex

Howth Yacht Club (HYC) sailors are at the top of their respective inshore and offshore fleets in Australia and Malaysia this weekend. A second in cla(...)

Top Yacht: George Sisk’s Farr 42 Wow from the Royal Irish Yacht Club (RIYC) has been named ICRA Boat of the Year by the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA). Photograph: David O’Brien

Two senior Royal Irish Yacht Club (RIYC) sailors from Dublin Bay have been honoured this week at separate end-of-season awards to mark significant ra(...)

Annalise Murphy: her exploits in London 2012 are being credited for the rise in the number of female competitors.  Photogarph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With barely a week to go before the start of the Youth National Championships at the Royal Cork Yacht Club, the south coast is already buzzing with f(...)

ISA Olympic campaigners Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern on their 49er skiff. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

With the New Year, a new season for Irish contenders at the performance end of the sailing spectrum begins this weekend on the idyllic waters of Bisc(...)