ACCBank to sponsor Cork Week

New Sponsorship Deal for Ireland’s largest International Sailing Regatta

London, Tuesday 15 January 2008: ACCBank today announced its sponsorship of Cork Week, Ireland’s largest International Sailing Regatta, hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club. The event is run every two years and the 2008 ACCBank Cork Week will take place from 12-18 July.

The new agreement was announced earlier today, Tuesday 15 January, at the London Boat Show. Well known faces from the sailing community in Cork were present at the announcement, including Hugh Mockler, Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club and Mike McCarthy, Vice Admiral.

BBC2 TV presenter, Adventurer and Sailor, Ben Fogle, who has visited Cork Week in the past, was also present at the sponsorship announcement.…

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1st Royal Cork Entry

1st Royal Cork Entry

The first local Royal Cork Entry has been received from Barry & Marina Rose owner`s of Obsession VI.  Barry is a past Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club and past President of the Irish Sailing Association. Thanks Barry !…

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Irish Boat of the Year

Irish Boat of the Year

Jump Juice which won IRC 1 at Cork Week 2006 has been awarded Irish Boat of the Year 2007.  She is owned by Conor & Denise Phelan of the Royal Cork Yacht Club.  Hopefully she will be competing next July at Cork Week.

Jump Juice`s record for the 2007 season is:

April League Kinsale – 1st Overall in Class 0

Scottish Series – 1st in Class 0 and Overall winner of Scottsh Series trophy.

ICRA Nationals –  3rd Overall

Sovereigns Cup –  1st in Class 0

Dun laoghaire week – 2nd overall in Class 0 after finishing on equal points with Rosie.

SCORA series – 1st Overall Class 1

RCYC October league – 1st in Class 1…

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J/109 Class

J/109 Class

The J/109 Class has announced that the Irish Nationals 2008 will be held at Cork Week 2008.  The Class will compete on all race courses and will be raced according to strict one-design rules including crew weight limitations.

Congratulations to Jean-Eudes Renier and Patrick Bauné of J/109 JeeRaft.  They were the best performing J/109 in the RORC series this year and will be awarded their trophy at the RORC Prizegiving Dinner in London – we hope to see them in Crosshaven next July.…

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