Ron Holland

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The Fastnet 1979 race memorial to the 15 participants that died situated close to North Harbour at Cape Clear island off the West Cork coast. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

When the massive fleet of 452 boats departs the Solent at the start of the Rolex Fastnet Race on Saturday, Conor Fogerty’s Raw will be among only a ha(...)

 Roger Smith’s J109 Wakey Wakey was the winner of the pre-season ISORA race in Dun Laoghaire last weekend.

Poolbeg yacht Wakey Wakey starts as a favourite in Sunday’s first race of the ISORA season but the River Liffey-based J109 will be up against some new(...)

About as different from the traditional twee rendering of the Irish thatched cottage as it’s possible to imagine, Castleview in Clonakilty is an im(...)

April and Joe English in Crosshaven, Co Cork.

The death has been announced of the yachtsman Joe English (58), the former skipper of Ireland’s first entry in the Whitbread Round the World Race in h(...)