Optimist dinghies racing off Dún Laoghaire’s West Pier at the Volvo Youth Sailing National Championships. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport/Irish Sailing

Long-awaited summer-like sunshine graced the 196-boat fleet on the final day of the Volvo Youth Sailing National Championships on Dublin Bay on Sunday(...)

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(...)

Romanian youth sailor Petru Neagu competing ion day two of the  Optimist European Championships on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Black flag disqualifications and lighter winds – for a time at least – brought a change in fortune for the Irish team on the second day of competition(...)