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Live from the action: shoreside heating up

Race 1 was completed in just over an hour. The wind is proving steady and we have just had all the start sequences for race 2 for all of Fleet A. IRC 0 had a clean start. IRC 1 went into the start sequence but had an answering pennant put up as the commitee felt the line was unfair. The line was reset and thefleet were started but it came t general recall. The race officer decided to use a black flag but this time the start was clear. 1720s all clear also. The course for all of fleet A is the same as earlier today but the marks have been spaced out to give a longer race! It’s been …

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Crosshaven Sparkles for Cork Week

With only a couple of days to go to Cork Week, which is held on a biennial basis in the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven, Co. Cork: a Grand Prix sailing event which is renowned, world wide, for exciting and challenging racing.

Cork Week, takes place from July 7th to 13th, and it primarily attracts sailors for the quality of its sailing. Boats from all over the world have already started to arrive in Crosshaven, and this year, entries have been received from as far away as South Africa and Hong Kong.

All Aboard@Cork Week is a new addition this year and it is an interactive weekend of free entertainment for all the family from 11pm to 5pm on …

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One Design at Cork Week

This July, there will be eight different classes racing at Cork Week. The vast majority of the yachts will be racing under IRC and ECHO handicap systems but Cork Week also boasts two one design classes, which will be bristling with talent. These are not closed events, far from it. Sailors from overseas are always given a very warm welcome to Cork Week and the one design J/109 and 1720 classes are sure to provide exhilarating racing.

The J/109 Irish National Championships will be part of Cork Week and it is an open event. This month, Royal Cork Yacht Club’s Ian Nagle’s racing J/109 Jelly Baby scored a fine win in the Irish IRC National Championship hosted by ICRA at …

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Bodega by the Sea Launch

Cork’s Club Bodega, in association with Cork Week 2012, invites you to the launch of “Bodega by the Sea”, this Friday, May 4th in the Bodega at 8pm. “Bodega by the Sea” is a collaboration between Cork City’s Club Bodega and the world renowned Cork Week festival, designed to provide some of the country’s best live bands and DJs, combined with the unique atmosphere of Club Bodega, in a setting like no other, over five nights in July, in beautiful Crosshaven. For this year’s festival Club Bodega are setting sail down river with a motley crew, including the likes of Soul Driven, Smash Hits, Pontious Pilate and the Nail Drivers, as well as some of the country’s top DJs such …

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Cork Week 2012 announces SLAM UK as Official Clothing Partnership

Cork Week 2012  are pleased to announce their appointment of Slam UK as the official clothing partner. After a successful and enjoyable event in 2010, Cork Week are delighted to have SLAM UK return as a key sponsor. SLAM UK will be attending Cork Week with a fully stocked store, offering the OFFICIAL Cork Week 2012 Merchandise, and the latest season of SLAM technical and fashion clothing. The first glimpses of the Cork Week 2012 Official Merchandise range can be viewed on the SLAM UK Facebook page or visit SLAM UK website. We look forward to welcoming you to the SLAM store during Cork Week 2012, it’s going to be good craic!…

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