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Cork Week. Sailing News from Royal Cork Yacht Club's International Regatta
Day Two: Cork Week Offers Light Winds, Mist and Dolphins
A fickle breeze fluctuating between six and eight knots swept in an early morning mist at Crosshaven this morning for the second day of Cork week regatta. Curious dolphins were a regular sight on the race course popping up next to…
Cork Week Day 2 Pics here!
Cork Week pics (Day 2). Different weather to-day! Grey, dull and misty, a great contrast to yesterday's sunshine but Bob Bateman's action from day two is captured HERE!
Cork Week Day One Photos Here!
Aerial and on the water shots from Day one of Cork Week by Afloat's Bob Bateman are HERE!
DAY ONE: Cork Week Racing Opens in Style and Sunshine
Report plus Photos! There are plenty of strong home sailing performances from the first day of Cork week today and Irish boats are in control in IRC Zero, the J109s, IRC three and IRC divisions four, five and six. Its…
Freebie Night at Cork Week Tonight
So there's no such thing as a free lunch? Well, not according to Cork Week chairman Peter Deasy, who's coming good on a promise to Cork Week sailors to provide one night of free grub to the entire fleet. Tonight,…
Cork Week's Class Zero is Brimming with Talent
Cork week's Class Zero reads like a who’s who of high performance racer-cruisers who start the biennial regatta in the morning. Dave Dwyer’s Mills 39, Marinerscove.ie is the in form boat, having been crowned us overall winner at last month’s…
O'Leary Shows Visitors Around Cork Harbour
Irish Olympic Star sailor and Cork harbour local Peter O'Leary was on board the American TP52  Interlodge for a gentle warm up in Cork Harbour this afternoon and Afloat went with him. From the East Coast of the USA, Austin Fragomen is…
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…

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