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Cove Sailing Club's Beneteau First 36.7 Altair was the class one winner of yesterday's annual Cobh to Blackrock race. Scroll down for photo gallery
Cork Harbour
Cove Sailing Club's own Beneteau First 36.7 Altair was the class one winner of yesterday's annual Cobh to Blackrock race writes Bob Bateman. The Cork Harbour fixture that was postponed due to bad weather a fortnight week ago set sail…
This year the CH Marine Autumn Series will commence on Sunday, October 2nd
Royal Cork YC
The CH Marine Autumn Series at Royal Cork Yacht Club is rapidly approaching writes Kieran O'Connell. A highlight of the Cork Harbour sailing season the event attracts large numbers of sailors from a wide variety of clubs from around Ireland.…
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Lasers launch for a race in Cork Harbour
Cork Harbour
One of the leading sailing figures in Cork Harbour has died. Norcott d’Esterre Roberts was one of the founding members of Monkstown Bay Sailing Club and its Founding Commodore. He put great work into the development of the club and…
HNLMS Holland, leadship of her namesake class, is to make a crew rest call and host events for Dutch trade and business interests located in Cork and the Munster region
Naval Visits
#HollandVisit- A Royal Netherlands Navy ship is to visit Cork City for crew rest and recreation in addition to promoting Dutch trade and business interests in the Munster region, writes Jehan Ashmore. HNLMS Holland the leadship of its namesake class…
Top Port – Cork harbour and Cobh are critic's favourite
Cork Harbour
Cruise Critic, a world leading cruise review site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of the inaugural Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards with Cork harbour’s Cobh ranked second favourite cruise destination in the British Isles and Western…
Paddy Crowley with the RNLI Crosshaven crew
RNLI Lifeboats
There were double celebrations for the RNLI in County Cork this weekend with two new lifeboats officially named and blessed in Youghal and Crosshaven. At a special ceremony held on Saturday, Youghal RNLI officially named its new Atlantic 85 class…
Brand new German cruiseship, Mein Schiff 5 which is making its first ever visit to an Irish port had to change ports due to high winds
Cruise Liners
#WindsofChange – Afloat.ie has monitored Mein Schiff 5 movements noting the new cruiseship less than two months in service was forced to change its first ever call to an Irish port today, writes Jehan Ashmore. It transpired that high winds…
13 trainees from Cork City and County sailed the Morgenster ship over 12 days from Belfast
Tall Ships
32 young people from all backgrounds and a range of abilities across Cork City and County who have completed Tall Ship voyages aboard the Cork-Based Vessel Spirit of Oysterhaven and the Dutch Tall Ship Morgenster during the 2016 season will…
The National 18 will race In the Battle Of The Classes at Southampon Boat Show
National 18
After a successful Irish National Championships this month at Royal Cork Yacht Club, the National 18 Class Association is exhibiting the new Morrison designed National 18 (known as the Ultra) at the Southampton Boat Show from 16 to 25 September…
Royal Cork Bids For 2020 IRC Europeans
RORC
#RORC - Royal Cork Yacht Club is bidding to host the IRC European Championship once again in 2020 after a successful inaugural event during Volvo Cork Week this July. Royal Ocean Racing Club Commodore Michael Boyd made the announcement at…
Anthony O'Leary will be racing Ker 40 Antix, this September, flying the burgee of the Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Cork YC
The One Ton Cup owned by the Cercle de la Voile de Paris and presented by Hamble Yacht Services is just a few days away. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the Cup is considered to be one of the most prestigious…
Crosshaven Atlantic 85 RNLI Lifeboat
RNLI Lifeboats
A new Atlantic 85 lifeboat for Crosshaven RNLI is to be officially named John and Janet during a ceremony at the Cork lifeboat station at 2pm on Sunday 11 September. The lifeboat which went on service in June this year…
Cork Harbour racing
Cork Harbour
Due to this weekend's unfavourable weather forecast for Cork Harbour, Cove Sailing Club has postponed its Cobh to Blackrock Race until Saturday the 17th of September.
Crosshaven RNLI Lifeboat in Cork Harbour was requested to launch yesterday evening at 9.45pm
RNLI Lifeboats
Crosshaven RNLI Lifeboat in Cork Harbour was requested to launch yesterday evening at 9.45pm to reports of a speedboat broken down and adrift approximately one km south west of Trabolgan. In calm conditions with a slight sea,the volunteer crew, under the command…
Blackrock Castle - this weekend a fleet of boats sails up the River Lee from Cobh to moor at the uppermost navigable point of the river
Island Nation
This Saturday will be a special one in Cork City when a fleet of boats sails up the River Lee from Cobh to moor at the uppermost navigable point of the river which yachts can reach. Cruisers and dinghies will…
Cathma,a multipurpose dry cargoship carrier that imported fertiliser from Latvia to Foynes Port recently
Ports & Shipping
#CargoshipFocus: Corrib Shipping, a Dublin based ship management company, whose Cathma, one of four cargsoships, is at anchor offshore of Cork Harbour this morning awaiting orders, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 3,990 gross tonnage Cathma, flagged in Curacao a Dutch island…

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