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Cork Week. Sailing News from Royal Cork Yacht Club's International Regatta
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…
Beaufort Cup contender – Current Irish Class one national champion yacht Joker 2, a Dun Laoghaire J109, is sailing with a 100% military crew
The inaugural International Inter Services Sailing Competition ‘The Beaufort Cup’, hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club and supported by the Irish Defence Forces starts on Monday, 11th of July, off Haulbowline Island, the home of the Irish Naval Service.…
The famous Harbour Race at Volvo Cork Week
Next week Royal Cork Yacht Club will fling open its doors to over a thousand visitors, for a tremendous warm welcome, to the oldest yacht club in the world at Volvo Cork Week writes Louay Habib. Competitors from The Netherlands,…
Crosshaven RNLI's James Fegan will race at Cork Week next week
RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew are used to working together in challenging conditions out on the water but a major event during Volvo Cork week will see them pitted against each other and their colleagues in the emergency services to take…
Tony Langley's TP52 Gladiator
With nearly 90 yachts already confirmed for the 2016 edition of Volvo Cork Week, an increase in entries from 2014 is highly likely for Ireland's most famous regatta writes Louay Habib. Hosted by the world's oldest yacht club, the Royal…
Quarter ton sailing returns to Cork Week this July with a national championships as part of a number of innovations to the biennial regatta format
The inaugural ISA 'Try Sailing' Invitational will take place this July, hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC), Crosshaven, Co. Cork, as part of Volvo Cork Week from July 10th to 15th. It represents one of a number of…
Two nights of big name bands and live music as the sailors come off the water at Volvo Cork Week this July
With the early entry discount for Volvo Cork Week running out on May 1st Royal Cork Yacht Club organisers have been keen to point out innovations for the 2016 edition such as the first ever IRC European Championship and the…
The Coastal fleet does not need to have an endorsed IRC cert after amendments to the Notice of Race for the July Regatta
There have been a few notable amendments to the Notice of Race for this year’s Volvo Cork Week, taking place in Crosshaven, Co. Cork from July 10th to 15th: All boats under IRC are now permitted to have the IRC…
Volvo Cork Week Regatta will host the inaugural IRC Euros in July
The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) is promoting its inaugural European IRC Championship as part of Cork Week. The London club says the event will 'bring countries together'.  The International IRC Rating Rule, jointly owned by the Royal Ocean Racing…
Cork Week is aiming to return to its glory days in July with amibitious plans for the event revealed this lunchtime at a regatta launch on board Irish Naval Service vessel, LE Roisin writes Claire Bateman. Minister for the Marine Simon…

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