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The Durcan family: twins Harry and Johnny, with mother Yvonne and father Tom andThe Pyewacket Trophy at RCYC on Friday night
Royal Cork YC
Johnny Durcan was the winner of Royal Cork Yacht Club's prestigious Pyewacket Trophy for his results in the Laser Radial class. It's a campaign boost to the Cork youth sailor's winter race preparations as he heads off to New Zealand…
Cork headquartered Mainport Group acquire Ocean Spey (seen at Cork Dockyard) which since has been introduced to serve Kinsale Gas Field platforms replacing the smaller standby support service vessel Pearl
Cork Harbour
#MainportKinsale - Afloat first reported of Ocean Spey operating at the Kinsale Gas Field last Wednesday and now it can be confirmed the standby supply support vessel is to be reflagged under the Irish tricolour having been acquired by Mainport…
Ocean Spey at Aberdeen, the oil capital of Scotland. The supply and support vessel is now based out of Cork to serve the Kinsale Gas Field
Cork Harbour
#PortSnapshot - Shipping movements in the Port of Cork have included in recent days a diverse range of vessels that are based and have visited the natural harbour, writes Jehan Ashmore. Outlined below are vessels that Afloat.ie have tracked and…
The Pilotage conference at the National Maritime College
Island Nation
Master Mariners are interesting people to meet and talk with. They are the Captains of their industry… The Shipmasters …. Leaders in the Merchant Navy…. A Master Mariner achieves that designation after years of study, examinations, Cadetship, sea-going service, more…
Green Light for Royal Cork Dinghy Fest 2017 – June 30 to July 2
Royal Cork YC
Dinghy and keelboat sailor Nicholas O'Leary introduces Cork Dinghy Fest to be staged in Cork Harbour in 2017 I’m delighted that the Royal Cork Yacht Club has given the green light to host the Cork Dinghy Festival 2017 on June 30th through…
Racing in the O'Leary Winter league today off Roches's Point in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for photo gallery below
Royal Cork YC
Racing for a new trophy in memory of former Royal Cork Yacht Club Admiral Archie O'Leary got underway today at the O'Leary Insurance's Winter League in Cork Harbour. Photo gallery below by Bob Bateman.   [data-ps-embed-type=slideshow] > iframe {position: absolute;top:…
Supreme champion. 2016 winner Alex Barry holds aloft the historic silver salver with ISA President David Lovegrove (left) and RCYC Admiral John Roche.
Sailor of the Month
The 2016 ISA All-Ireland Championship in the first weekend of October was one of the closest-fought ever seen, with at least four helms in with a chance in the final stages on the second day, as a good sailing breeze…
Recent Autumn League racing in Cork Harbour. Yacht racing continues next month with the O'Leary Insurances Winter League and a new Archie O'Leary commemorative trophy for IRC entries
Royal Cork YC
This year Royal Cork Yacht Club will present the 'Archie O Leary' perpetual trophy for the best boat of the series in class under IRC in its Winter League starting next month. The new trophy commemorates the late Admiral Archie O'Leary…
A new €750,000 automated gate operating system for its Tivoli Container Terminal
Port of Cork
The Port of Cork Company (POCC) has announced the recent introduction of a new €750,000 automated gate operating system for its Tivoli Container Terminal. The new system will help support terminal efficiency and modernise the container collection and delivery process…
The late Joe Fitzgerald in party mode in Youghal while Commodore of the Irish Cruising Club in 1986
Cruising
Joe Fitzgerald of Cork went from among us a month and more ago at the age of 94. That month provides us with an added perspective for a full appreciation of his well-lived life afloat and ashore. It enhances our…
The Cork Sail Training Bursary Scheme awards in Cork
Seascapes
Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of Seascapes, your maritime programme, this week we remember diver, seafarer and trade unionist Des Brannigan ; we hear from Ron Coveney at the naming ceremony of a new Atlantic 85 lifeboat to…
Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich
Tall Ships
The Norwegian tall ship, Christian Radich, one year short of its 80th anniversary, made a fine sight in Cork city last night. The 1937 built ship is berthed at the North Custom House Quay. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the visit…
Classes one, two and the 1720 sportsboats started beyond Whitegate on the Eastern bank and sailed two races round the cans. See photo gallery below
Royal Cork YC
A long rolling sea in Cork harbour and spring tides welcomed today's CH Marine Autumn League at Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Bob Bateman. After six races sailed Kieran Dorgan's Beneteau 36.7 Altair looks the boat to beat in IRC one. After one discard, Dorgan…
Antix of Royal Cork
Boat Sales
Technical gremlins caused Antix to be advertised 'in error' last Friday on the Ancasta boat sales site. The Irish Commodore's Cup winning yacht is not for sale on its website, yacht brokers Ancasta have confirmed to Afloat.
Tom MacSweeney's Sigma 33 Scribbler ashore in Cork Harbour
Island Nation
It is, in my experience, an awful thing to board your boat and see the damage which has been done to it by thieves who have broken-in. That happened to me a few years ago on my mooring at Crosshaven…
Cork Harbour as seen from Cobh
Cork Harbour
#CorkHarbour - Some 35,000 wheelie bins’ worth of raw sewage is being discharged into Cork Harbour every day, Housing Minister Simon Coveney has told the Dáil. But as The Irish Times reports, the minister has promised that the problem will…

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