Robert Dickson

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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(...)

Robert Dickson (Howth YC) and Sean Waddilove (Skerries SC)  competing during the Hempel Sailing World Championships at Aarhus, Denmark.  Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After months of speculation, the 2018 Volvo Irish Sailor of the Year award has been jointly won by the 49er skiff under-23 world champions Robert Dic(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Colm Barrington: “It’s great to see all the young people coming through and competing at international events on the continent and around the world.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

After 12 years in the role, Colm Barrington has formally stepped down as chairman of Irish Sailing’s Olympic Steering Group (OSG). Previously known f(...)

49er skiff helm Robert Dickson from Howth Yacht Club with crew Seán Waddilove from Skerries Sailing Club at the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus in August. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After a busy summer season for Ireland’s Olympic sailing hopefuls, strong results tinged with financial reality have resulted in a rollercoaster ride (...)

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