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Apollo courtesy Rolex/Carlo Borlenghi

Big Boat Bonanza

As the early entries begin to gather momentum, Cork Week 2010 looks set to have a spectacular big boat class. The Mini Maxi Class is the hothouse of IRC racing and Niklas Zennström’s JV 72 Rán will be a magnificent sight, in Crosshaven, this summer.

 Rán is skippered by Tim Powell who is a veteran of the Volvo Ocean Race and no stranger to Cork Week, having competed at Ireland’s most prestigious regatta many times over the years. 


Tim Powell talked to Louay Habib about the plans for Rán in the coming months.  “Cork Week is always a fantastic regatta with interesting and varied courses plus the great Irish hospitality to boot and 2008 was no exception. Our plan at …

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