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Mon 9th July Race Day One – Nip and Tuck

Chenapan A35 Giles Caminade (Tim Wright/photoaction.com)

A shifty northwesterly breeze of between 8-12 knots provided a gentle but tricky start to racing for the international fleet at Cork Week. The tight Olympic and Trapezoid courses provided some close encounters, with plenty of close boat on boat action. However, reading the subtle changes in the wind direction was vital to success. As the day progressed the wind became less stable with a fresh front arriving later in the afternoon, giving a damp finish to a day of hot racing.

IRC Zero boasts an international fleet of the fastest yachts racing at Cork Week. Piet Vroon’s Dutch Ker 46, Tonnerre de Breskens won both of today’s races, with local favourite, Corby 38 Gloves Off, skippered by Kieran Twomey …

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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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RNLI all set for Cork Week with two exciting fundraising events

RNLI are all set for Cork Week

A black tie dinner featuring a conversation between Marine Correspondent Tom MacSweeney and Baltimore lifeboat Coxswain Keiran Cotter followed by a Mad Hatter Tea Party for the fashion conscious are two exciting RNLI fundraising events to be held during Cork week.

The charity will be hosting the two fundraising events at the Royal Cork Yacht Club duringCorkweek to raise funds to save lives at sea. 

A Black Tie Dinner will be held at the Royal Cork Yacht Club on Saturday 7 July.  Guests will be treated to a four course meal and drinks reception and the highlight of the evening will be a conversation between well known Baltimore RNLI Coxswain Kieran Cotter and marine correspondent Tom MacSweeney.  Keiran will talk …

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