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Volvo Cork Week 2002
Thursday 14 July
Cape 31

Photo Rick Tomlinson

Volvo Cork Week 2022 awarded Gold Certification by International Clean Regattas Programme

Volvo Cork Week 2022 has been awarded Gold Certification by the International ‘Sailors for the Sea’ Clean Regatta programme. The Clean Regattas programme is the world’s only sustainability certification for water-based events. The initiative helps people run more environmentally friendly events to protect local waters and beyond, raising the  bar  for ocean  health  around  the  world.

The event Sustainability Committee was led by Sue Walsh and Celine McGrath and was supported by One Green Village, The Community Foundation for Ireland and Irish Sailing, with Regional Development Officer Gail McAllister being particularly helpful.

One Green Village is a Community initiative in the village of Crosshaven looking at how a village can respond collectively to climate change. It received a grant from …

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20 Houses Available To Rent

With COVID restrictions lifting, locals in Crosshaven have shown significant interest in letting out their homes for Volvo Cork Week 2022.

On reviewing our lists, we can now confirm there are upwards of 20 homes available to rent through club member April English.

If you are interested, please complete this form which will go directly to April and the event organisers.

Wishing you all the best and looking forward to seeing you in Cork.…

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Beaufort Cup pic


The Royal Cork Yacht Club will play host to the third running of the Beaufort Cup, an International Inter Service Sailing Regatta open to the Navy, Coast Guard, Army, Airforce, Police and other Rescue Services. The winning crew will again take home the specially commissioned trophy in honour of Sir Francis Beaufort, creator of the Beaufort Scale and €10,000 to be donated to a charity of their choice.

The week long event will begin on Monday 13th July with an Offshore Race which will see crews race from the home of the Irish Naval Service, Haulbowline Island, to the Fastnet Rock and back to Cork Harbour. This will be followed by three exhilarating days of inshore racing concluding on Friday …

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Volvo Cork Week Amendments Make For Thrilling Schedule

Volvo Cork Week 2020 organisers have posted a number of amendments to the Notices of Race for both the ICRA Nationals and the IRC Europeans. The changes to the structure of the event have been made following feedback from competing sailors and the result is a simplified and more inclusive schedule of racing. In simple terms, the amendments are as follows-


Volvo Cork Week competitors may now opt to enter either the ICRA Nationals, the IRC Europeans or both events Both fleets will race together throughout the week on inshore courses with the exception of Wednesday On Wednesday the ICRA fleet will join the other Volvo Cork Week fleets for a Harbour Race and will compete for the prestigious…
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