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Cork Crosses the Line Eighth
Cork finished eighth in their first race back together again in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race. Sailing across the finish line at dawn with their medium weight spinnaker flying, those watching from the shore line could hear the…
Cork Crew Celebrate return to Clipper Round the World  Race
The significance of the day was not lost on those taking part in Clipper 09-10 round the world yacht race as ten yachts lined up on the start line for the short sprint to Jamaica, the crew of Cork, Ireland racing…
Cork in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Catches the Headlines
Global media coverage of Cork in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has reached over €600,000 according to a media evaluation report commissioned by Clipper Ventures and undertaken by SMS (Sports Marketing Surveys). The role of the Cork Clipper,…
The New Cork Clipper ready and waiting in Panama
The new Cork Clipper yacht is waiting for its crew to arrive in Panama to rejoin the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The ten boat Clipper Race was cut to nine in January when the original Cork Clipper hit…
Irish Crew Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Irish crew taking part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race today celebrated St Patrick’s Day onboard by decorating the boat with green white and orange and having a party. The Cork entry in the Clipper Race hit a…
California Dismasted in Clipper Race
California, one of ten entries competing in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race, has been dismasted in the latest storm to hit the fleet as the teams race across the Pacific Ocean to San Francisco. All the crew…
California Reports Being Rolled in Major Pacific Storm
Having been alerted to a problem on California after they activated their EPIRB yesterday afternoon a clearer picture of the team’s dismasting is now beginning to emerge. Fellow competitor Jamaica Lightning Bolt has rendezvoused with the dismasted yacht and skipper,…
Cork Clipper Skipper to the Rescue
Newly appointed Cork Clipper round the world yacht race Skipper, Hannah Jenner, will earn her 2010 sea legs earlier than expected. The volcanic disruption of the air space has left Qingdao’s Skipper Chris Stanmore-Major stranded in the UK after he…
Lord Mayor of Cork Greets Clipper Skipper and Crew in San Francisco
The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Dara Murphy, accompanied by Lady Mayoress Tanya Murphy, was welcomed by the new Cork Clipper round the world yacht race Skipper Hannah Jenner at the Golden Gate Yacht Club in San Francisco on Saturday…
Clipper Round the World Race
Spirit of Australia ay have won the race to Scoring Gate but Cork is back in the hunt. Cork, Ireland, crossed the gate in second place to take two points, moving them up one place to fifth on the overall…
Cork Entry Keen to Improve on  Sixth
Spirit of Australia was first across the start line to the delight of the home crowd as Race 5 of the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race got underway. Hundreds of supporters lined the breakwater in Geraldton, Western Australia,…
Afloat.ie: Cork Reaches Australia then Retires
Following a dramatic start to their race from Cape Town, South Africa, when Cork collided on the start line with Hull & Humber, the team has arrived in Geraldton, Western Australia at the end of the Southern Ocean leg of…
Afloat.ie: End of Southern Ocean leg for Cork, Ireland in the Clipper Race
Following a dramatic start to their race from Cape Town, South Africa, when Cork,Ireland collided on the start line with English entry Hull & Humber, the Irish team has arrived in Geraldton, Western Australia at the end of the Southern…
Afloat.ie: Cork Officially Left Southern Ocean in Clipper
Cork lying 9th as at 1200 UTC, Thursday 10th December 2009, as Race 4 from Cape Town to Geraldton, Western Australia, is proving just how evenly matched the crews competing in Clipper 09-10 round the world yacht race are. The last four…
Afloat.ie: Cork Resumes Race after Start Day Crash
The Irish entry in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race has set sail from Cape Town following the start day crash that forced her to return to port for repairs. Cork, Ireland has been back in port since…
Afloat.ie: Work Underway to Repair Cork
Following Sunday’s collision between Cork and Hull & Humber, at the start of Race 4 of the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race, work is now well underway on repairs to both boats. Yesterday the boat building team working…

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