Another 1st for Cork Week

Drawing on years of experience, both as a competitor at and organiser of events, Dave Meagher, Chairman of the Cork Week Race Committee, has designed an on-line entry system for next year’s event, which takes place from July 12th to 18th 2008. “Effectively, all you need is your Sail Number and a credit card and you’re on your way to competing at the world’s friendliest Regatta,” says Meagher.  The on-line system automatically picks up boat details from the IRC Database.

For those entering before 1st February 2008 , the Organising Committee have decided to maintain the 2006 Entry Fee. “Many of our competitors have been coming to Cork Week for many years and we see this as a way of …

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Notice of Race

On behalf of the Flag Officers and members of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, we are delighted, once again, to invite sailors from around the world to join us at Cork Week 2010. We are extremely proud to host a regatta which continues to attract competitors from far and wide – all of whom make a huge effort to get to the sailing waters of Southern Ireland. Please download our Notice of Race for 2010 for further information about Cork Week 2010. And we hope to hear from you soon!…

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Carroll Challenge Cup for TP52 Class

Carroll Challenge Cup for TP52 Class

Planning for the TP52 2008 Season is well underway and a new trophy is up for grabs.

The Organisers of Cork Week 2008 have announced that The Carroll Challenge Cup will be awarded to the best TP52 racing under IRC next July at Cork Week which takes place from July 12th to July 18th next.

The Trophy was presented to the Royal Cork Yacht Club by Barcroft H.Carroll in the summer of 1858 and it was a prize in Club Races during the 1850s and 1860s. It is inscribed `Challenge Cup presented by Barcroft H.Carroll Esq. to the R.C.Y.Club. Won by Flirt H.H.O`Bryan 1859.  Finally by the Gertrude M.Hayes 1864 and 1865`.  It has pride of place in the Club …

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Southampton Boat Show

Cork Week Ambassadors will descend on the boat show, which starts 14th September.  They are Hugh Mockler – Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Donal McClement & Eddie English both Ex-Race Committee Chairman.  They will be in attendance and more than willing to discuss any aspect of Cork Week you wish.…

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1st Entry Received

1st Entry Received

The Numbers program has been in existence since the early 90`s. The owner is Dan Meyers from Boston. A new 65 footer from Rolf Vrolijk and built at Eric Goetz`s shop in Bristol RI will be launched in Sep/Oct `07. The project manager for the build is John Barnitt, who sailed on Stars and Stripes in Fremantle and Alinghi in New Zealand. They will be campaigning the boat next year at Cork Week.

The picture directly below is the new Numbers sea trailing off Newport, RI in October 2007.  Several of the crew from Team Alinghi have been regulars on board Numbers since the late nineties.

Dan has recently launched at Royal Huisman the 170ft Schooner “Meteor”, designed by Gerard …

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