Skipper Lloyd Thornbug said the crew were exhausted. But it was “worth every second”.

American sailor Lloyd Thornburg has set a new world record for the fastest sail around Ireland. His crew, which included Ireland’s Damian Foxall and(...)

Irish interest  in the 64-boat Round Ireland race will   focus on Volvo Ocean Race winners Damian Foxall (above) and Justin Slattery, who  will be racing on Musandam-Oman and Phaedo3

Three Multi-One-Design (MOD) 70s, and the maxi-yacht Rambler 88 have added extra spice to a record-breaking 64-boat Volvo Round Ireland fleet that st(...)

Entries for this year’s Volvo Round Ireland Race have already reached almost 50 boats for the 704-mile event that starts at Wicklow on Saturday 18th June. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

With little over a month remaining before the main Summer sailing season begins in earnest, major regattas are reporting significant growth in fleet n(...)

Record-breaking Phaedo passes Fastnet Rock lighthouse off west Cork last August. photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

The addition of a multihull class to the forthcoming Volvo Round Ireland Race is starting to gain traction following the announcement that multiple r(...)