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Cork Week. Sailing News from Royal Cork Yacht Club's International Regatta
Cork Week Official Opening - Photos here!
No sooner had the Clipper fleet left the Lee on Friday than a second important Munster sailing festival, in as many weeks, was getting underway. Royal Cork organiser Peter Deasy declared Cork Week regatta officially open this afternoon. The rain held…
Cork Week Bound Yacht Rescued by Ballycotton Lifeboat
A yacht bound for Cork Week regatta sought assistance from the emergency services tonight when their vessel ran into difficulties eight miles east of Ballycotton Bay in East Cork.  The yacht was sailing from Arklow to Cork Harbour to attend…
Fleet Descends on Cork Week
More than 2000 sailors are descending on Crosshaven for Cork Week writes Louay Habib. They will race in fourteen different classes over a variety of courses ranging from the complex harbour course to the fast Trapezoid Course in Atlantic swell.…
Southbound again - Cork Special Podcast
This week's podcast is all about sailing in the real capital - Cork. We talk to Hannah Jenner, from Cork's entry in the Clipper Round the World Race, Peter Deasy tees up Cork Week, we chat to Optimist supremo Peter…
North's Cork Week Sail Service Starts Today
North Sails will be operating their overnight sail repair service at Cork Week, starting from this morning, 9 July, through to the following Friday. The drop off and collection point will be situated at Gate 3 at the Crosshaven village end…
BP Boss Hayward on Cork Week Entry List
The British yacht 'Bob', co-owned by Tony Hayward, the troubled chief executive of BP, is to race in Cork Week regatta in Crosshaven from July 10. Although some UK Press reports say Hayward will not be onboard Bob for the Irish regatta his…
Big Boats Ready for Cork Week
Although talk that sailing numbers are down is a persistent theme in 2010, Cork Week has always attracted the big boats and Crosshaven organisers say this year is no exception. The Super Zero Class is expected to be a competition…
Crosshaven Gets Set for Cork Week Party
Just over five weeks to go and Peter Deasy, Chairman of Cork Week 2010, feels that preparations are well on target for what is recognised as one of the best sailing regattas in Ireland. Every two years, the Royal Cork Yacht Club…
Cork Week Publishes Class Bands
Cork Week has published provisional class bands for July's regatta. So far there are seven entries in IRC super zero, 15 in class IRC zero, 17 in IRC one, 14 in IRC two, 21 in IRC 3, 19 in IRC…
Cork Week 2010 - Three Months And Counting
It only happens every other year and that is probably a good thing, because it takes Crosshaven that long to recover! With less than three months to go, Cork Week 2010, is taking shape with a huge variety of boats…
Dinner and dance at the RCYC
Louay Habib first went to Cork Week in 1990, he had his stag party there in 2004 where he picked up the nickname ‘coiler’. He will be there again in 2010, writing the daily reports for the RCYC. “Sailing Logic…
Cork Week: Cork Revealed, with Eddie English
Cork Week Revealed with Eddie English (reprinted from Afloat 2006) Eddie English stands high on Cobh’s historic waterfront and looks out across Cork Harbour, south towards Roche’s Point lighthouse and the entrance to the natural sailing sanctuary. Immediately below, a…
Cork Week and How You Can Win
How you can win at Cork Week with more than a little help from local expert Eddie English [pictured left] – Cork Week 2004 (reprinted from Afloat July 2004). For all the up to date information and news on Cork…
Jargon – How the Cork Week Rocketships Work Sailing fast is all about converting the wind’s energy into boat speed and these big ocean racers generate more horsepower and speed for their size than any single-hull craft that has ever…
Cork Week Uncovered: Who Will Be There From Afloat, July 2006  Cork Week's not all about rubbing shoulders with serious money but, having that said, there will be more millionaires on the banks of the Currabinny river between July 10…
Cork Week and Roy Disney  By David O'Brien Reproduced from Afloat Magazine, July 2006. If sailing faster than the wind sounds like something out a Disney fantasy, then that’s because it was. And now, as Roy Disney - the 73-year-old…

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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