All results from the individual classes can be found on our results page here. There were some additional prizes also to be awarded at the prize giving these included ‘Boat of the Week’, ’Irish Performance of the week’, ’The Cobh Time Trial’, the ‘Sisk Corinthian Cup’ and the ‘Prix d’Elegance. Winners were up against the competition from the all classes at Cork Week 2012, the competition was fierce and the Race Management Team had a difficult job on their hand. See Table below for winners details. Photo credits: Bob Bateman
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Like a fine seafood platter, Cork Week dishes up a huge variety of courses and today’s Harbour Race was the centrepiece of a phenomenal week of racing. The entire international fleet racing at Cork Week enjoyed a scenic race in Cork’s historic harbour. The weather may have closed in once again but the myriad of racing boats parading passed Cobh provided a spectacular finale to what has been a very special regatta. In IRC Zero, Piet Vroon’s electric blue Ker 46, Tonnerre de Breskens streaked away right from the start to take line honours by a significant margin. Frank Gerber, mainsheet trimmer, has been a long time member of a [...]
The penultimate day of Cork Week will be remembered for some seriously weather, torrential rain overnight continued through the morning and a thick sea fog and a building sea state produced what the Crosshaven locals call ‘proper weather’. With 20 knots of breeze and Atlantic swell, Cork Week’s Race Committee had the option of racing inside Cork Harbour and took it. All classes bar IRC Zero and One were set a windward leeward course inside the safe confines of Cork Harbour but the visibility around the Moonduster mark ensured a tight course. Outside the harbour the big boat fleet managed to get one race in before the front drove through [...]
It may be a ‘boutique’ edition of Cork Week but there is a fantastic buzz at the Royal Cork Yacht Club and with the sun bursting through the clouds and a moderate to fresh breeze of 15 – 20 knots, the racing area south of Roches Point was a truly spectacular location for Ireland’s longest running and most prestigious sailing regatta. On today’s Slalom Course, Piet Vroon’s electric blue rocket ship, Tonnerre de Breskens revelled in the conditions, fully pulling the trigger, hitting 18 knots of boat speed. Tonnerre de Breskens romped home in both races by over two minutes. Mike Bartholomew’s Mills 40, Tokoloshe and Jamie McWilliam’s Ker 40, Peninsula Signal 8 [...]
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- The Final Round up of Results & Images from Cork Week 2012 Prizegiving August 21, 2012
- The Final Chapter July 13, 2012
- Live Updates: Final Day July 13, 2012
- RACE REPORT DAY FOUR Proper Weather July 12, 2012
- Live Updates: Day 4 July 12, 2012
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