John Maybury

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The Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta has  a record entry of more than 500 boats. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With an unexpectedly fresh but welcome northwesterly wind, the 500-boat Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta breezed towards its halfway mark with clear leader(...)

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(...)

Dún Laoghaire to Dingle race winner  Paul O’Higgins’s Rockabill VI from the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Photograph: David O’Brien

A class victory at the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) nationals on Dublin Bay this month and a successful defence of the Dún Laoghaire to Din(...)

John Maybury’s Joker 2.  The Royal Irish Yacht Club boat has enjoyed a consistent run of form over  recent years, and the 2018 season is no exception. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Just days ago John Maybury’s team on Joker 2 seemed set for an unprecedented fourth national title win at the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) (...)

 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(...)

Adrian McCarroll’s Jomalija on the final day of racing at Volvo Cork Week 2018 organised by the Royal Cork Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

In a nail-biting conclusion to Volvo Cork Week, a full three-race programme was sailed on the final day in spite of fears that light winds would curta(...)

The launch of Volvo Cork Week is expected to take place next week instead.  David Branigan/Oceansport courtesy of Baltimore RNLI

With the current weather event taking a toll on sporting fixtures, the launch of a major sailing regatta on a historic island is the latest postponeme(...)

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(...)

 Pat Kelly’s Storm from Rush Sailing Club will defend its J109 Irish title on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Irish Sailing’s All Ireland Championships – an event that celebrates its 70th anniversary this year – sets sail in GP14 dinghies on Saturday at Mulli(...)

The visiting 1897-built Gaff Cutter Myfanwy (Rob Mason) from Neyland Yacht Club in Wales was the winner of the Kingstown 200 Trophy at Dun Laoghaire Regatta last weekend. Photo: David O’Brien

In the wake of Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta, Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the four waterfront clubs are already planning to build on the success o(...)

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