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Beaufort Cup at Volvo Cork Week welcomes National Service Teams and US Marines

Beaufrt cup release









Winning Team to receive €10,000 for their nominated charity

in a race which welcomes veteran US Marines and Irish Defence Forces

The second ever Beaufort Cup, a race exclusively for teams associated with their national services, will take place at this year’s Volvo Cork Week. Hosted by The Royal Cork Yacht Club, the event invites services from Ireland, Europe and further afield, to compete for the Trophy. Defence Force Teams from a number of countries will compete and also other services such as Police, Fire, Rescue, RNLI and Coastguard service teams.

Following the huge success of the inaugural race in 2016, this year’s competition welcomes an American team made up of former …

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Volvo Cork Week showcasing the best of Cork Harbour

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Volvo Cork Week is the biennial sailing regatta based around Crosshaven and Cork harbour, this year it runs from Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st July. Over the 40 years of its history, Cork Week has cemented its reputation as a world class sailing experience, flavoured with the key ingredients of friendly competition, varied sailing and excellent entertainment. In partnership with Johnson & Perrott, Volvo Cork Week has seen a surge in entries for this years event as 110 boats and crews from all over Ireland, the UK and from as far away as Dubai, Australia, Hong Kong, USA have already signed up. With 28 clubs represented, it makes 2018 one of the most successful regattas to take place in Crosshaven. …

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110 Boats Sign Up for Volvo Cork Week, Online Entry is Still Open

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With 110 boats already entered, Volvo Cork Week is preparing to welcome crews and boats from all over Ireland, the UK and from as far away as Dubai, Australia and Hong Kong. With a new flexible format of racing available to participants, competitors can choose to race for the full five days, three days or contestants can hold their own class championships, finishing on the Saturday. It’s an exciting amendment that has attracted a diverse demographic from many sectors of the sailing world. It also allows competitors to enjoy the outstanding entertainment once ashore.

At The Royal Cork Yacht Club, there are fun packed family events such as treasure hunts, face painting and kids games on Sunday,15th and Saturday, 21st …

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Congratulations to our Early Bird winners!!


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


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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