Liam Coyne

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 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(...)

Wicklow yacht Another Adventure (Darragh Cafferky) from Greystones is one of 54 boats that competed in the Irish Sea Offshore (ISORA) series. Photograph: David O’Brien

As a band of Irish Sea sailors prepare for a 630-mile marathon in the Mediterranean tomorrow, at home offshore aficionados have surveyed crews after (...)

A doctored Ged Nash roadside poster on the Ballymakenny Road in Drogheda to make sure Senator Mary Moran gets a mention.

Ged Happy with new hairdo As the picture at the top shows, this column is not overly blessed in the hair department, so we always feel fraternal empa(...)

 Stephen Donnelly of the Social Democrats (above right) said:  “We have to see where there is opportunity about coalition. We will talk to people who are serious about a social democratic Ireland.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Social Democrats will not increase the minimum wage but want employers to move voluntarily to a living wage, according to joint party leader Steph(...)

 Dublin sailor Michael Boyd, pictured at the Fastnet Rock, has been elected Commodore of the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), only the second ever Irish sailor to lead the British club.

Ireland’s successful year at the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) was crowned this week with the election of Dun Laoghaire’s Michael Boyd (64) as Commo(...)

Liam Shanahan sails with five of his children on the 35-foot J/109 cruiser-racer Ruth.

An Irish sailing champion has used his 2014 offshore victory to highlight the compelling family aspect of the sport as a welcome riposte to falling nu(...)

ISA president David Lovegrove has major issues to confront, not least the loss of so many members in recession

A blueprint for change published this week claims to put the Irish Sailing Association on a new tack, but the reality is the association is merely goi(...)

Onboard Team Alvimedica in the Volvo Ocean Race Nick Dana scales to the top of the rig to look for wind, while Mark Towill (left) and Charlie Enright (right) eagerly await an update. Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing leads on the first leg from Alicante to Cape Town. Photograph: Amory Ross/Team Alvimedica via Getty Images

Irish offshore crews only narrowly missed out on an overall win in a thrilling climax to yesterday’s Rolex Middle Sea Race in Malta. Irish sailors to(...)

Skipper Liam Coyne: has returned home to Dún Laoghaire after victory in the Round Britain and Ireland race with Brian Flahive.

No sooner had Dublin Bay double-handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive won the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) 1,800-mile Round Britain and Ireland in(...)

Damian Foxall and Sidney Gavignet’s Musandam-Oman Sail established a new Round Britain and Ireland world record time. Photograph: Rick Tomlinson.

Ireland’s prowess in world offshore sailing was on display again yesterday lunchtime off the Isle of Wight when Kerry yachtsman Damian Foxall steered (...)

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