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Cork Week. Sailing News from Royal Cork Yacht Club's International Regatta
Volvo Cork Week is already receiving a record number of entries, ahead of this year's event (10th – 15th July), setting the scene for a week of racing in Crosshaven. The inaugural IRC Europeans is getting a response from across…
The inaugural Beaufort Cup will take place this July hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven, Co Cork, Ireland, as part of the highly successful Volvo Cork Week. It will be part of a series of Irish Government supported…
The Viper 640 One Design Sportboat will feature in Ireland this Summer at Cork Week Regatta in July. The class has added the Irish date to its international calendar. Not yet a class in Ireland. the international Viper 640 is a two…
The first ever IRC European Championship will take place during Volvo Cork Week, 10-15th July 2016, Royal Cork Yacht Club has announced. The new event in the RORC Calendar will be hosted by the Crosshaven club, in the sailing grounds…
Volvo Cork Week 2014, Overall Winners Announced By Royal Cork Yacht Club
#volvocorkweek – Volvo Cork Week is over for another two years and a very enthusiastic gathering took place last night at the Royal Cork Yacht Club for the presentation of the prizes and trophies writes Claire Bateman. Master of Ceremonies…
Volvo Cork Week Day Three & The Race to Find the Pressure
#corkweek – Unsettled weather provided changeable conditions for the third day of racing at Volvo Cork Week writes Louay Habib. The day started with bright sunshine and balmy conditions, causing a short postponement for many classes and light rain (honestly!)…
Baltimore Sailing Club's 'Catapult' Scores at Volvo Cork Week (Day Two)
#corkweek – The fast high performance yachts racing at Volvo Cork Week enjoyed the unique Slalom Course today, the triangular course has an offset mark which forces the crew to gybe half way down the reaching leg, providing high octane…
Volvo Cork Week Opens With A Classic First Day of Racing in Cork Harbour
#corkweek – Thrilling conditions welcomed an international fleet of yachts from all over Europe and the United States to Volvo Cork Week. 100 yachts racing in Cork Harbour produced a magnificent spectacle writes Louay Habib. Cork Harbour is one of…
Royal Cork Sparkles On & Off The Water As Volvo Cork Week Gets Underway
#corkweek – Crosshaven sparkled both on and off the water yesterday as all is in readiness for the official start of racing today at Volvo Cork Week 2014 writes Claire Bateman. The aura of goodwill and smiling faces was in…
Volvo Cork Week 2014 Officially Opens At Crosshaven
#CorkWeek – With a fleet of just over 100 boats, yesterday's official opening of Volvo Cork Week at Royal Cork Yacht Club was a proper parade of sail as the competitors readied their vessels for the days of racing ahead. Members of…
Exciting Week of Competition in Store for Volvo Cork Week 2014
#volvocorkweek – A brief look over the entry list for Volvo Cork Week would suggest a challenging week ahead as the various fleets look forward to a competitive and enjoyable week of sailing at Royal Cork writes Claire Bateman. At the…
British IRC Champ Returns to Home Waters for Volvo Cork Week
#corkweek – National Champions from Ireland, Great Britain will be in County Cork joining over 2000 sailors at the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven for Ireland's longest running sailing regatta - Volvo Cork Week.Class winners from the 2014 Irish and…
Less Than Five Weeks to Volvo Cork Week, Royal Cork's 'Showcase' Event
#corkweek – With less than five weeks to the start of Volvo Cork Week, the Royal Cork Yacht Club is ramping up preparations for their biennial regatta, which has been run by the world's oldest yacht club since 1978 writes…
Half of Volvo Cork Week Fleet is Irish, Eighty Yachts Entered So Far
#corkweek – Over 80 yachts have now confirmed their entry for Volvo Cork Week writes Louay Habib. More than half the yachts are Irish and a strong contingent of British yachts will be looking to take on the best that…
Commodore's Cuppers Line Up for Volvo Cork Week
#corkweek – With Volvo Cork Week taking place just two weeks before this summer's  Dolphin Commodores' Cup, competing teams are eyeing up Volvo Cork Week as an ideal training event for the inter–country competition. Early entries for Volvo Cork Week…
Royal Cork Yacht Club Boost as Volvo Sponsors Cork Week
#corkweek – Royal Cork Yacht Club has described the weekend signing of its new sponsor for Cork Week as 'a new chapter' for Ireland's longest running international regatta week. News of the new title sponsorship broke on Friday. Cork Week is…

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