A new chapter is being written for the Volvo Cork Week 2014 Regatta and included here is a quote from Adrian Yeates, Managing Diretor Volvo Car Ireland Ltd: “Cork Week has enjoyed a long and illustrious history, both on the Irish and international sailing calendar. Volvo Car Ireland, in conjunction with Johnson and Perrott Motor Group, is proud and delighted to add its name to this prestigious event. Volvo has invested heavily in the sailing arena over the years and Ireland benefitted greatly from the visit of the Volvo Ocean Race to Galway for the last two round the world races. Volvo Cork Week is the biggest sailing event to take place in Ireland in 2014 and next year will …
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How to get on board with Global Yacht Racing
Following recent success in the 2014 Caribbean Race season where they picked up 3rd place in class in the RORC Caribbean 600 Global Yacht Racing will be back for Cork Week 2014 and are entering Cork Week 2014 onboard their successful Beneteau 47.7 with experienced skipper Andy Middleton.
A team of six is already confirmed and there are now crew places available onboard, if you want to join a friendly and committed crew then email email@example.com This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to join a crew with minimum hassle and without having the large outlay and risk of charting. With training and all yacht costs included this is the perfect solution for individuals.
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High Performance Charters available for Cork Week 2014
High Performance Charters has been set up to provide a charter facility for the new and increasingly popular high performance sail boats, mainly in the 40-45 foot size.
They are fully aware of the requirements of a professionally based racing team who require a boat that is fully competitive and totally reliable, enabling them to put together a competitive and satisfying race program, without the capital outlay of buying their own boat.
High Performance Charters listings include Ker 40s, GP42, Mills 43, j111 and Farr 45s, they also offer luxury performance cruising motor boats and support vessels.
Boats available for every event in the UK and Ireland this season, and short term or long term charters are available.
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Cork Week 2014 Announcement
Key Changes to Cork Week 2014
Preparations for Cork Week 2014 are well underway and the management team has been making plans for Ireland’s longest running and most prestigious regatta. The sailing grounds in Cork Harbour and the Atlantic approaches offer a fantastic variety of sailing and that will never change. However, Anthony O’Leary, Racing Chairman for Cork Week, explains that 2014 will see some changes aimed at substantially reducing cost.
“Competitors can expect a variety of courses set in open water, coastal and in the harbour, which should test the crew handling and get just about every sail out of the bag. We are blessed with some superb sailing grounds and we are intent on making full use of …