heinekenbanner360x240Heineken® Ireland continues its sponsorship of one of Europe’s premiere regattas for 2010.

 Ireland’s most prestigious yachting event Cork Week is fast approaching the shores of Crosshaven, Cork and sailing fans are gearing up for what will be the sailing event of the year for both competitors and visitors.

Cork Week, the unrivalled bi-annual event is the highlight of Ireland’s sailing calendar attracting over 10,000 visitors from around the globe. It will be anchors away in Cork Bay come July 10th with a competition that provides a unique blend of onshore festivities with offshore drama and endurance.

Declan Farmer, Marketing Manager for Heineken® commented: “Cork Week has that eclectic element like no other, making it the perfect platform for Heineken® Ireland to be involved in. It’s a fantastic event that combines elite racing with a party spirit and we are extremely proud to be involved with Ireland’s most prestigious yachting regatta”.

Heineken® Ireland jumped aboard back in 1988 inspiring the official Heineken® European Offshore Team Championships and this year’s 34th year of the event will create a swell on and off the water drawing people and boats of all sizes.

Cork Week 2010 takes place July 10th to 16th. For the full festival program visit www.corkweek.ie.