Conor Fogerty

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 John Maybury’s Joker II defends its ICRA crown in Galway Bay next week. Photograph: Afloat.ie

A buoyant turnout from sailing clubs right along the west coast is a just reward for organisers who will stage the national cruiser-racer championship(...)

 Roger Smith’s J109 Wakey Wakey was the winner of the pre-season ISORA race in Dun Laoghaire last weekend.

Poolbeg yacht Wakey Wakey starts as a favourite in Sunday’s first race of the ISORA season but the River Liffey-based J109 will be up against some new(...)

Irish Sailor of the Year Conor Fogerty at the helm of BAM, competing this week in the 2018 RORC Caribbean 600. Photograph: Tim Wright

Irish offshore sailing fans can celebrate stellar performances in the West Indies Friday morning that look set to produce the biggest Irish trophy ha(...)

Conor Phelan’s Jump Juice is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Irish Sailing has been on something of a rollercoaster ride over the past week, leaving very little doubt that the “off-season” is very much on. Just(...)

Triple ICRA Class one champion skipper John Maybury at the wheel of his J109 yacht Joker II on Dublin Bay. The Royal Irish Yacht Club helmsman is among 28 in the running for the Irish Sailor of the Year award tonight at the RDS in Dublin. Photo: David O’Brien

Offshore sailing exploits are expected to feature strongly on Friday night in Dublin at the presentation of the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards where 28 s(...)

 John Swan’s Harmony rounds up during a broach in breezy conditions at the O’Leary Life Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A quick glance at fleet sizes at sailing events recently point to a significant drop-off in numbers amongst the largest racing yachts seen in the dom(...)

Part of the record-breaking 43-boat Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race fleet expected at the County Kerry finish line on Friday evening. Photo: David O’Brien

After 24 hours at sea, one third of the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle (D2D) Race fleet retired due to big seas on the south coast but not before the Nation(...)

Conor Fogerty’s Sunfast 3200 BAM  will compete in a single-handed capacity in the 2017 Transatlantic Ostar Race in May.

Ireland looks set for another buoyant offshore sailing season with announcements this week of two separate transatlantic solo campaigns while in New (...)

Guo Chuan (right), crew-member on Irish-Chinese backed Green Dragon and the first-ever Asian participant, with skipper Ian Walker in the 2008/’09 Volvo Ocean Race. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

An apparent tragedy at sea this week has cut short an ambitious sailing career, one that counted a close connection with Ireland as an early highligh(...)

Wicklow yacht Another Adventure (Darragh Cafferky) from Greystones is one of 54 boats that competed in the Irish Sea Offshore (ISORA) series. Photograph: David O’Brien

As a band of Irish Sea sailors prepare for a 630-mile marathon in the Mediterranean tomorrow, at home offshore aficionados have surveyed crews after (...)

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