Tom Dolan

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Part of a  fleet of single-handed sailors beginning a leg  of the La Solitaire du Figaro. The series will have two Irish boats for the third successive season in 2020

Irish involvement in offshore racing appears to be in a buoyant state going by the busy season just closing, and the prospects for 2020 are looking st(...)

The   2019 Flying Fifteen   World Championships takes place in  September

In a week of National Yacht Club (NYC) declarations, newly elected Commodore Martin McCarthy laid out his stall for the Dún Laoghaire club’s 2019 seas(...)

One of Ireland’s rising stars in offshore racing has joined forces with another of the world’s most successful ocean sailors for a cutting-edge campai(...)

Dave Cullen’s Howth Yacht Club world champion half-tonner  Checkmate XV was named ICRA’s Boat of the Year in 2018. Changes to the format of the award will be made in 2019. Photo: David O’Brien

With entries to open for the 2019 National Championships next week at the Royal St George Yacht Club on Dublin Bay, the new Commodore of the Irish Cru(...)

Joan Mulloy’s Taste the Atlantic  in action during Volvo Cork Week last year,  organised by the Royal Cork Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

After her debut year as the first Irish woman to compete in the single-handed Figaro circuit, Mayo’s Joan Mulloy remains on course to realise her ult(...)

 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(...)

Peter Fagan (right) of Skerries Sailing Club tacks ahead of Jamie McMahon of Howth Yacht Club in the boys’ Laser Radial class at the Volvo Youth Sailing National Championships 2018. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Strong winds swept Howth Yacht Club’s Jamie McMahon into an early lead in Thursday’s first races of the boys’ Laser Radial class at the Volvo Youth Na(...)

 Joan  Mulloy’s 2018 goal is to compete in the Solitaire du Figaro, a multi-stage race for about 40 boats every August

Truth be told, Joan Mulloy isn’t too bothered about the male-dominated world of professional sailing. That the status quo is changing ever so graduall(...)

John Fisher about to head out on deck of Scallywag during leg seven of the Volvo Ocean Race  from Auckland to Itajai, Brazil, on   March 24th

With the remaining six boats competing in the Volvo Ocean Race safely past the notorious Cape Horn, the seventh boat that crew member John Fisher was (...)

 Triple ICRA Champion Joker II Skippered by John Maybury of the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dublin. This year’s ICRA National Championships are heading to Galway Bay for the first time in August. Photo: David O’Brien

This week’s Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) egm appointed a new executive, approved an “interim” constitution and confirmed that it’s “full st(...)

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