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Cork Week. Sailing News from Royal Cork Yacht Club's International Regatta
The new Cork Week 2018 gear
Following the recent announcement of the Volvo Cork Week ‘Super Early Bird’ competition winners who won back their full entry fee for the regatta, event organisers have announced a new enticing deal for those who sign up before March 31st.…
 Johnny Swan with Harmony from Howth is one of the super early bird entries for Cork Week
Cork Week has announced the lucky 10% of Super Early Bird entries that will receive a full refund on their entry fee for Volvo Cork Week, which will take place in the Royal Cork Yacht Club from the 16th to…
Beaufort Cup at Cork Week 2018 Notice of Race - Download here
The Beaufort Cup returns in 2018 and with entry level already surpassing 2016 it is gearing up to be a great success. Three English teams have already committed to take on the challenge and there’s also interest from Wales, America,…
Top Irish offshore yacht Rockabill from Dublin Bay racing in Cork Week 2016
The 2018 Notice of Race for Volvo Cork Week, which will take place at the Royal Cork Yacht Club from the 16th to the 21st of July, 2018 has been published (and is downloadable below) A Super Early Bird entry…
The winning J109 Joker 2 – a winning Defence Forces crew was assembled in a matter of months for the inaugural international inter-service sailing contest at Cork Week 2016
With nine confirmed entries already for the 2018 edition of the Beaufort Cup, Cork Week Chairman Kieran O'Connell of Royal Cork Yacht Club says it promises to be a great event. '2016 was the inaugural event and we saw 12…
Cork Week dates have moved to 16th-21st July 2018 to avoid clashing with the Round Ireland and the UK's Round the Island Race
Only a week after the launch of a revamped Volvo Cork Week, Royal Cork Yacht Club has been forced to change the date of next year's regatta by a week to July 16th – 21st. 'We have encountered a problem…
Volvo Cork Week 2018 will offer sailors racing options in a brand new format as revealed in today's Notice of Race published by RCYC. Download the full NOR below
Royal Cork Yacht Club has shaken up the format of its 2018 Volvo Cork Week Regatta following an exit survey of competitors at the 2016 event. A brand-new format for the regatta that runs from 9th – 14th July 2018…
Joker 2 – a winning crew was assembled in a matter of months for the inaugural international inter-service sailing contest at Cork Week 2016
Commandant Barry Byrne tells his story of how the Irish military assembled a winning crew in a matter of months for the inaugural international inter-service sailing contest On 15 January I was called to a special meeting in the Carrigaline…
Paul Gibbons of Anchor Challenge receiving the IRC European Championship Trophy from RORC Commodore Michael Boyd
#CorkWeek - For the inaugural IRC European Championship at this year's Volvo Cork Week, the top three boats all came from different IRC classes and the result was incredibly close. And after the final day's results, it turns out the…
Prime Suspect makes a break for clear air and the shore at the start of the Harbour race. One hundreds yachts, of all shapes and sizes, graced Cork Harbour on the fourth day of Cork Week. See more pics and video below.
After today's Volvo Cork Week Harbour Race, the 100–boat fleet is poised to crown its Cork Week and IRC European champions tomorrow. One hundreds yachts, of all shapes and sizes, graced Cork Harbour on the fourth day of Cork Week.…
Cork Week 2016 Harbour Race – Photo Gallery
Volvo Cork Week's Harbour Race highlight for the combined 100–boat fleet took place today. Bob Bateman captured the action for Afloat.ie in the gallery below: There were separate IRC and ECHO handicap divisions [data-ps-embed-type=slideshow] > iframe {position: absolute;top: 0;left: 0;}…
Leaders are emerging after seven races sailed at the IRC European Championship at Cork Week. Scroll down to the bottom of the report for photo gallery
Royal Cork Yacht Club entries lead class zero and four after seven races sailed at Cork Week 2016 but other IRC fleets are being led by yachts from other sailing centres drawn from across the Irish Sea at Dun Laoghaire,…
Action from today's IRC coastal race at Cork Week
A mix of English, Welsh, Dun Laoghaire, Howth and Cork yachts lead IRC divisions one to four after today's coastal fixture on the second day of racing at Cork Week. Although leaders have established a points cushion in IRC divisons…
The Irish Defence Forces Team, racing the Irish national champion J19 yacht Joker 2 have won the Beaufort Cup Fastnet race
The Irish Defence Forces Team, racing the Irish national champion J19 yacht Joker 2, and skippered by Cmdt Barry Byrne, has won the inaugural Beaufort Cup Fastnet Race held as part of Volvo Cork Week. The 140–mile overnight race was…
The RNLI Baltimore team sailing the yacht True Penance rounds the Fastnet Rock last night in the first race of Cork Week's Beaufort Cup
The first Beaufort Cup race around the Fastnet rock for 13–competing boats has until 3pm this afternoon to complete the handicap course.  The yachts departed at 10am from Cork Harbour Naval Base yesterday and last night at around 9pm yachts…
French yacht Teasing Machine competing intoday's opening races of Volvo Cork Week regatta. Scroll down for video.
Volvo Cork Week at Royal Cork Yacht Club has Irish boats in the frame of three of its most competitive classes after racing opened for all classes today. In 12–boat IRC class two Dubliner Paul O'Higgin's in his new this season…

Cork Week 2022

Following the cancellation of the 2020 event, the dates for the 2022 edition of Cork Week in Cork Harbour is: 11 –15 July 2022

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