Colm Barrington - Chairman

Colm has raced dinghies and keelboats successfully in Ireland, Europe, the U.S., the Caribbean and Australia where he has won club, regional and national championships. He is a three time winner of the Round Ireland Yacht Race and has won the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Britannia Cup on two occasions. He has also cruised extensively world-wide.


Colm has been professionally involved in international aviation for many years. He is the Chief Executive of NYSE listed FLY Leasing Limited and former Chair of Aer Lingus plc.


Colm has been chair of the ISA’s Olympic Steering Group since 2005.


Read interview with Colm Barrington, courtesy of Afloat magazine, here