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And Winners of the Early Entry Competition are……

Congratulations to the winners of the early entry competition for Volvo Cork Week 2014.

The winners are:

1st Prize – Dinner for 10 in The Globe restaurant – John Downing – Samba 

 2nd Prize – Entry Fee refunded in full – John Eberhardt – Jon 

 3rd Prize – Volvo Sunglasses & personalised SLAM Polo shirts for crew – Alan McEneff – Dexterity 

 Congrats to the winners, off to a good start for Volvo Cork Week 2014 already. If you haven’t entered yet don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time to get your entry  in before the final cut off point in June.…

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VIPER will add bite to Sportsboat Class

Julian Cooke going downwind at pace during Aberdeen Asset Cowes Week 2013. Photo Rick Tomlinson


The Viper Class are coming!

The winners of the IRC Sportsboat Class at Aberdeen Asset Cowes Week 2013 was decided on count-back splitting a Hunter 707 and a Viper 940 owned by Julian Cooke of Torquay. Julian is now putting down the challenge to the IRC Sportsboat Class at Volvo Cork Week next July when he brings his exciting new Viper to Crosshaven.

He is confident that a number of his class mates will also make the trip to enjoy the wide variety of courses and competition on offer. “We have been to Cork Week a number of times but are really looking forward to putting the Viper through her paces against the local 1720 fleet” he commented. “IRC …

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Royal Cork 1720’s Available for Charter

1720 Charter photo

The Royal Cork Yacht Club has two Cork 1720′s available for Charter for this years Volvo Cork Week from the 5th to 11th of July. The charter fee also includes entry fee to the event during the week. Each boat will be supplied in race ready condition, Charter fee and conditions available on application.…

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Only 5 Days To Go!

Cork Week 2012  day 3

A reminder that there is not long left to avail of our early entry competition for Volvo Cork Week 2014, only 5 days left. The early entry competition ends next Wednesday the 30th at 17.00hrs and the winners will be announced on the 1st of May. A reminder of the prizes:

1st Prize – Dinner for 10 including wine* in the Globe Restaurant during Volvo Cork Week 2014. *Prize includes 6 bottles of Club House Wine on an evening to be confirmed with Cork Week Event Coordinator. 2nd Prize – Your Volvo Cork Week 2014 Entry Fee will be refunded in full. 3rd Prize – We’ll kit out you and your crew with personalised Volvo Cork Week SLAM Polo Shirts…
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Volvo Cork Week 2014


Volvo Cork Week 2014 Race Committee are very pleased with the level of interest in both the new Coastal and Short Handed (total 2 crew) classes proposed this year.

Race day 1 of the event for all classes will be the Volvo Cork Week 2014 Harbour Race, which will quickly set the tone. This will be followed by up to two races per day of different formats, of the Windward/Leeward type courses.

For the Coastal and Short Handed fleets the legs will be longer, largely using outer harbour and other coastal marks, which should provide plenty of challenges to these competitors.

Race organisers will be contacting IRC competitors in early June to get their choice of division for these exciting …

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