WIN TICKETS FOR 2 TO THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE FINAL IN THE HAGUE

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COMPETITION TIME! TEST DRIVE YOUR WAY TO VOLVO CORK WEEK 2018 With Volvo Cars at Johnson & Perrott Mahonpoint     WIN TICKETS FOR 2 TO THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE FINAL IN THE HAGUE   THE PRIZE INCLUDES TWO NIGHTS’ ACCOMMODATION IN A FOUR STAR HOTEL FOR TWO PEOPLE, DINNER ON BOTH NIGHTS AND A TOUR OF THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE VILLAGE   TO ENTER, BOOK A TEST DRIVE AT JOHNSON & PERROTT MAHONPOINT BEFORE JUNE 9TH   SEE https://www.volvocars.com/ie/find-a-dealer/retailers/cork

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Congratulations to our Early Bird winners!!

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Congratulations to the two lucky winners of our Helly Hansen Early Bird offer. Both Jean Francois from Saint Nazaire, France, sailing a Sun Fast 3200 “Hakuna Matata”, and Brian Heffernan from Cork sailing a Dofour gl 365 “Aisling”, will be arriving at Volvo Cork Week in style in their new personalised gear!

All boats that enter before May 1st will avail of 15% discount with the Early Bird entry fee! Don’t delay, hop onboard today!

Enter Volvo Cork Week 2018 here

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JOIN THE IRISH on St. Patrick’s Day Official UK launch of Volvo Cork Week 2018

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For 40 years Volvo Cork Week has welcomed teams from overseas to the biennial regatta hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club. What better time than St.Patrick’s Day for the UK Launch for Volvo Cork Week 2018. Representing Volvo Cork Week in Hamble will be: Volvo Cork Week Director of Racing, Rosscoe Deasy, Event Chairman Kieran O’Connell, and Gavin Deane General Manager of the Royal Cork Yacht Club. There will be complimentary refreshments and some fantastic prizes, including one free entry to 2018 Volvo Cork Week.

Senior members of the organising authority for Volvo Cork Week will be in attendance for two events in Hamble, which just happen to co-inside with the England Vs Ireland Six Nations Rugby, and Paddy’s …

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VOLVO CORK WEEK 2018 TURNING THE TIDE ON PLASTICS

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Commodore Mick Malone, Irish Naval Services, Mark Whitaker, Johnson & Perrott Motor Group, Admiral Pat Farnan, RCYC, Mayor of Cork County Cllr Declan Hurley, Tánaiste Simon Coveney TD, David Thomas, MD Volvo Cars Ireland and Jack Roy, President Irish Sailing at the launch of  Ireland’s premiere regatta, Volvo Cork Week 2018 which takes place this year from July 16th to July 21st at the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven, Co Cork.
This year there will be an emphasis on reducing Volvo Cork Week’s impact on the environment and will included a beech clean up. Amongst the initiatives being proposed is that all competitors will be asked to use reusable drink containers and there will be water coolers/fountains available.
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An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, TD, launched Ireland’s premiere regatta, Volvo Cork Week, which takes place this year from July 16th to July 21st at the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven. Speaking at the launch on Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour, he said: “It is always a pleasure to be asked to officially launch an event like Volvo Cork Week. Events like this are very important for Ireland, showcasing, as they do, the beautiful marine resource we have, particularly here in Cork Harbour, the second biggest natural harbour in the world. Competition for The Beaufort Cup will see teams from many different national and international defence forces, RNLI, Coast Guard, Welsh and Northern Ireland Police, and other service teams, competing …

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VOLVO CORK WEEK ANNOUNCE NEW EARLY BIRD OFFER

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Following the recent announcement of the Volvo Cork Week ‘Super Early Bird’ competition winners who won back their full entry fee for the regatta, event organisers have announced a new enticing deal for those who sign up before March 31st. A very lucky 5% of entries received over the next 8 weeks will receive a crew gear pack, which contains 10 branded Helly Hansen Crew tops personalised with the boat name, and 1 Skipper’s branded Helly Hansen Regatta jacket, also personalised with the boat name.

With a whopping 45 entries before the end of December, and huge international interest, indicators show that Volvo Cork Week is shaping up to be the biggest yet with over 50% of total entries for …

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