Dead fish float on the edge of Guanabara Bay, a part of which is the Rio 2016 Olympic Games sailing venue, earlier this year. Photograph: Getty Images.

Pressure to switch the Olympic Sailing venue for Rio 2016 has been increasing in recent weeks following reports that the host city will be unable to (...)

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(...)

A man sits on a deck over the Rio Carioca, in which scientists discovered a new bacteria, near Guanabara Bay, venue for  the Olympic sailing events in Rio 2016. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters.

Water at the sailing venue for Rio 2016, described as filthy by sailors whohave trained there, has been found to contain a “super bacteria” that is r(...)

Former ISA pathway campaigner turned offshore sailor and dinghy coach Ben Lynch. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

August has been a busy month for championship events at home and abroad, especially regarding the “performance pathway” that feeds the elite sailing p(...)

Annalise Murphy, left, with coach Rory Fitzpatrick. Murphy will be hoping the Hyeres Olympic Week in France next week will kick-start her season. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Following controversy earlier this year when little more than a week was provided for potential skippers for this year’s Women’s Match Racing W(...)

Irish Sailing Association High Performance director James O’Callaghan. “The sewage is visible and we have identified it as a significant health risk to our athletes.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Irish officials and team members have identified the Brazilian waters, where the 2016 Olympic sailing event takes place as a “(...)

Entries in the Non-Spinnaker class competing close to Dalkey island on the opening day of the Volvo Dún Laoghaire regatta. Photograph: Alan Betson

This week’s announcement of a title sponsor for the Irish Sailing Association’s high-performance squad won’t quite put the sailors on a par with the g(...)

Ireland’s Annalise Murphy. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Annalise Murphy won gold today at the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik, Netherlands. She led the medal race from the first mark finishing with(...)

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