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(...)

 The Australian super-maxi yacht Comanche  during the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Photograph: Stefano Gattini/AFP/Getty Images

Irish offshore sailing got a shot in the arm this week when both line and handicap honours fell to Irish-Australian sailors in the 73rd Rolex Sydney-H(...)

Saskia Tidey will campaign with Britain for the 2020 Olympic Games in Toyko. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Reaction to Saskia Tidey’s recent decision to campaign for Britain towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been predictably mixed. From sympathetic enc(...)

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(...)