Dara Donnelly with Jean Mitton and Angela Heath preparing for ‘Women at the Helm’. Hosted by Irish Sailing, the inaugural Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta takes place this weekend  at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A glance at the line-up of sailors and events for next summer’s Tokyo Olympics offers a glimpse of the future idyll for the sport of sailing: equal nu(...)