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The coastal fleet getting racing under way on the opening day of the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Light airs led to a problematic start to the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta in Dublin Bay on Thursday, but Ireland’s biggest sailing regatta is under way(...)

Tokyo Laser campaigner Finn Lynch will benefit from a new dedicated performance headquarters for Irish Sailing at Dún Laoghaire Harbour. Photograph: Richard Langdon/World Sailing

Irish Sailing has revealed plans for a new Olympic team base in the home port of Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy. In a week of major announce(...)

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(...)

Dinghy classes already combine resources for good effect at events such as the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta that takes place in July this year. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A welcome change of direction by Ireland’s sailing clubs and classes is on the cards in the near future as an end to congested fixtures and overlappin(...)

J109 Dear Prudence is well heeled-over after a gybe in this year’s DBSC Spring Chicken race that concludes this Sunday. Photograph: David O’Brien.

If success is measured by fleet size then July’s Dún Laoghaire Regatta looks on course for a buoyant seventh edition with half of its massive fleet al(...)

 Conor Fogerty’s BAM from Howth Yacht Club is class three leader in RORC’s Caribbean 600 Race. Photograph: Tim Wright

A Howth yacht is in a four-way battle this morning for class honours in the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Caribbean 600 race. Up to 63 yachts are neari(...)

The Taste of Greystones Regatta is now in its third year. Photograph: David O’Brien.

There’s little evidence of recession at Ireland’s newest keelboat sailing centre where this weekend’s Taste Of Greystones Sailing Regatta has attract(...)

Competitors jockey for position at the start of the Laser European and World Sailing Championships at Dún Laoghaire during the summer. Such international events are no barometer of the national scene. Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Agreement from the board of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) to allow a full independent review of how it operates is a good start to overhaul a sp(...)