Robert Dickson

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Ireland’s Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove celebrate winning their final race at Enoshima, Japan on Saturday, though they didn’t qualify for the medals finals at the Tokyo 2020  Olympics. Photograph: Dave Branigan/Oceansport/Inpho

A weekend of highs and lows marked the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympics for the sailors at Enoshima, where racing is still under way for other classes(...)

  Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove in action in the 49er class on Thursday. Photograph: David  Branigan/Inpho

The shockwaves from the disqualification of Ireland’s Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove from two key races at the Olympic Sailing regatta look certain(...)

Ireland’s Robert Dickson and Seán Waddilove  cross the line to beat the Team GB boat  in race one of the 49er class at Enoshima Yacht Harbour in  Fujisawa. Photograph: Dave Branigan/Inpho/Oceansport

Savour the moment. The opening race in the Olympic regatta for one of the highest profile classes, not least for the national colours of each team a(...)

 Shane Ryan: is now selected for the 100m backstroke for Tokyo, a place in the final certainly within reach of the 27-year-old. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The world is very different now. The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to the Tokyo Olympics will light our country and all who serve it.(...)

Howth’s Conor Fogerty has declared a bid for the new mixed keelboat discipline at the Paris 2024 Olympics. Photograph: David O’Brien

Ireland aims to expand the Olympic classes in which it competes when Irish Sailing seek expressions of interest on Friday, December 13th, in the new m(...)

Séafra Guilfoyle (left) and Ryan Seaton are competing in the 49er World Championship in Auckland,. Photograph: David O’Brien

Four races remain in the qualifying series of the 49er World Championship in Auckland, New Zealand where two Irish boats are vying to qualify the nati(...)

Robert Dickson and Seán Waddilove won the opening race of the 49er World Championship in Auckland on Tuesday.

A wind-shift error by a rival German crew featuring two Olympic medallists gave the Irish pair of Robert Dickson and Seán Waddilove their dream start (...)

 Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern (who has since retired) competing in the  Men’s 49er class at  the Marina da Gloria at the Rio Olympics in  Brazil. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The largest ever Irish skiff squad to compete in a major championship has assembled at Weymouth this week as the summer season for Olympic classes hea(...)

 Defending Dun Laoghaire Dingle Race champion Paul O’Higgin’s Rockabill VI from the Royal Irish. Photo: David O’Brien

Last year’s spectacle of the international Volvo Ocean Race round-the-world fleet closing in on Ireland’s coastline inspired organisers of June’s Dún (...)

Finn Lynch became the first Irish man to make a Laser medal race at the World Sailing Cup in Miami this month. Photograph: Pedro Martinez

With a month to go to the first major Olympic class regatta of the European season, three Irish 49ers, three Lasers and two Finns will seek to make th(...)

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