John and Brian Hall’s Something Else was a class winner at this week’s Scottish Series on the Clyde. The National Yacht Club entry is in action again next Friday at the ICRA National Championships in Howth

Yesterday’s confirmation of divisions at next week’s Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) National Championships at Howth Yacht Club underlined it(...)

James Espey from Ballyholme leads the three Providence Team IRL contenders for the sole Irish place in the Men’s single-handed event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Regatta. The final Irish trials event at the Laser World Championship has started in Mexico. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

As the new sailing season gets underway, an agreement between the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) and the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) was(...)

The first ISORA coastal race of 2016 was won by J/109 Ruth (Liam Shanahan). Photograph: David O’Brien.

The only Irish berth undecided for Rio will be finalised next week at the Laser World Championships while at youth level Ireland continue to perform (...)

This diamond and jade butterfly brooch in 18ct gold sold for  €1,500 through John Weldon Auctioneers

Auction results Friday (April 15th), Sotheby’s, New York. An 18 in silver trophy in the shape of a shell (below), 141oz, presented to the winn(...)

Annalise Murphy has won the Irish Sailing Association selection for Rio after a three event trial that concluded in Mexico on Wednesday. Photograph: Naoise Culhane.

Annalise Murphy (25) will make another bid for Olympic glory this summer after winning the Irish selection trials in the Laser Radial dinghy in Mexic(...)

Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey (foreground) have a six-nation fight for Olympic selection in the 49erfx class next month in Spain. Photo: Brian Carlin.

An Irish berth at the Rio Olympics hangs in the balance following the announcement of an unexpected African entry in the women’s International 49erfx(...)

World Sailing Youth bronze medallists Douglas Elmes (left) and Colin O’Sullivan of Howth are shortlisted for Irish Youth Sailor of the Year Award. Photo: ISAF

The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has enlarged next month’s national awards ceremony to mark the achievements of Irish sailors, clubs and sailing s(...)

Explorer Ernest Shackleton made three expeditions to the Antarctic, but is best known for the ‘Endurance’ expedition of 1914-1916 when the ship became trapped in the ice and Shackleton and five colleagues made an epic journey to South Georgia to seek rescue. Photograph: Print Collector/Getty Images)

Eugene Furlong hasn’t trimmed his beard in months and has tried not to wash too much, in preparation for a special night out. Dressing “down” rather (...)

 Nigel Biggs’ new C&C30 debuts in Ireland at next week’s Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta

Reigning Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) Champion skipper Nigel Biggs returns to Dublin Bay next week for this season’s biggest regatta in a new b(...)

Some members of the crews taking part in a circumnavigation of Ireland to raise awareness of sailing for people with disabilities. Front row: Gary Crothers (skipper of yacht Kind of Blue and committee member of Foyle Sailability. He lost the use of his left arm after a car crash) and Aideen Corr (Kind of Blue crew and Foyle Sailability committee member who has Parkinson’s disease). Back row, from left: Ken Curry (Kind of Blue crew), Luke Farren (Dream Machine crew), George McCormick (Dream Machine skipper), Kim Banks (Aaraura crew) and Vicki Smith (Aaraura crew). Photograph: Trevor McBride

Sailors of varying levels of ability are taking part in a circumnavigation of Ireland from Greencastle, Co Donegal, to raise awareness of sailing for (...)

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