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Cork Week 2022. Sailing News from Royal Cork Yacht Club's International Regatta
Minister Simon Coveney and the Mayor of County Cork, Cllr. Gillian Coughlan launch Volvo Cork Week 2022 with organisers and key sponsors from Volvo, JPMG and Cork’s RedFM. The legendary world-renowned regatta returns to the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven from 11th-15th July 2022. Highlights include World Class Racing, a Volvo Cork Week Family Fun, and a Volvo Cork Week Ladies Day with Amy Huberman and Brendan Courtney in aid of the Crosshaven RNLI
The Mayor of County Cork and Minister Simon Coveney launched the Royal Cork Yacht Club’s world-renowned Volvo Cork Week regatta that takes place this July. Title Sponsors Volvo Car Ireland and key partners are back on board for the highly…
Successful RORC campaigner J121 Darkwood is coming to Cork Week for the ICRA IRC National Championships in July
With less than nine weeks to go, the countdown is on to the ICRA National Championships 2022 which forms part of Volvo Cork Week from July 11th -15th. Hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club, the oldest yacht club in…
Preparations for Volvo Cork Week continue apace for the July regatta in Cork Harbour. Royal Cork organisers say teams are coming from all over the world racing in celebration of the club's 300th birthday. To this end, RCYC has just announced…
With 33 and counting the 1720s are the biggest class so far for Cork Week Regatta
The Cork Week entry list for July's regatta stands at over 110 boats with 17 weeks still to go before the first gun.  The biggest class so far is the 33-boat 1720s that have their roots in Crosshaven. Royal Cork…
Terry Birles' 'Erin' was one of the first entries in for the Classics Class of Cork Week 2022
Royal Cork's Paris Boat Show announcement last December that there is to be a dedicated Classics Class at Volvo Cork Week has been receiving a steady uptake of entries. As Afloat reported earlier, a former famous Morning Cloud yacht from the…
The first and very attractive custom-built Morning Cloud of 1971 vintage, now known as Opposition, heads the lists for the newly-introduced Classics Division in Volvo Cork Week 2022
It’s good news that a proper Classics Division is going to be included in Volvo Cork Week in July, and it’s even better news that one of the first to step up to the plate is Opposition, the gold standard…
Sir Edward Heath's Morning Cloud, since renamed Opposition, is amongst one of the early entrants in the historic boat fleet.
Classic boats from across Europe will take part in July's Volvo Cork Week Regatta for the first time as they join the celebrations of the Royal Cork's Tricentenary. Sir Edward Heath's Morning Cloud, since renamed Opposition, is amongst one of…
Beaufort Cuppers - Vice Admiral RCYC, Annemarie Fegan with members from the Defence Forces, Fire Service, (RCYC's Admiral 
Kieran O'Connell) Coast Guard and Crosshaven RNLI Helm, James Fegan
The international Inter-Service Regatta, the Beaufort Cup, will be held during Volvo Cork Week, including an overnight race around the Fastnet Rock. The third edition of the Cup organised by the Royal Cork Yacht Club will include a 'wealth of…
A Harbour start at a previous edition of Cork Week at Royal Cork Yacht Club
Entry is open for 2022 Volvo Cork Week, celebrating the tricentenary of the world’s oldest yacht club, the Royal Cork Yacht Club. Since 1978, Cork Week has been the venue for many epic battles on the water and legendary craic ashore. The 300th birthday celebrations for the Royal Cork add…
Royal Cork Admiral Colin Morehead (second from left) exchanging burgees with the Yacht Club de France in Paris
Classic yacht owners in France have been encouraged to join Volvo Cork Week 2022 with the introduction of a dedicated class at next summer’s regatta. Royal Cork Yacht Club Admiral Colin Morehead made the announcement at the 2021 Paris Boat…
A Cape 31 at speed on the Solent
The Royal Cork Yacht Club has confirmed that two Irish Cape 31s which are currently in build, one from Cork and one from Dublin, have now entered Volvo Cork Week 2022. The entry form and advance notice of regatta are…
15 1720 sportsboats have registered for Cork Week 2022
Cork Week Regatta at Royal Cork Yacht Club in Cork Harbour has received a 57 boat registration for its 2022 Regatta just a week after the booking system went live for its 300th-anniversary regatta rerun. Royal Cork's Alex Barry says there…
Cork Week 2022 - The ICRA National Championships and the 1720 European Championships are already signed up
Royal Cork Yacht Club organisers have published an 'Advance Notice of Race' for the 2022 Cork Week regatta in Cork Harbour. The Race Committee is planning another action-packed five days of racing for all classes across a variety of courses. The…
Cork Week racing against the backdrop of Cobh in Cork Harbour
Cork Week is a special event that holds a place in the heart of many sailors. Over the winter months, the Royal Cork Yacht Club spent time talking to a number of sailors to understand what is it that makes…
Cork Week Chairpersons appointed - Annamarie Fegan and Ross Deasy (centre) are pictured here with Admiral of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Colin Morehead, at Weaver’s Point, Crosshaven
Annamarie Fegan and Ross Deasy will co-chair Cork Week 2022, Royal Cork Yacht Club has announced. Deasy who has raced as part of many RCYC keelboat campaigns in the last 25 years, including a Commodore’s Cup win onboard Antix, will…
At the socially-distanced noonday ceremony at Royal Cork Yacht Club on Sunday to consign Volvo Cork Week 2020 to history were (left to right) Kieran O’Connell (Vice Admiral RCYC and Chairman Volvo Cork Week 2020), George Mills (Johnson & Perrott and Volvo), Ross Deasy (Director of Racing – Keelboats Cork300), Colin Morehead (Admiral RCYC & Chairman Cork300), Daragh Connolly (at signal cannon, Rear Admiral Keelboats RCYC), Megan O’Sullivan (Optimist sailor, RCYC), Annamarie Fegan (Rear Admiral – Dinghies RCYC) and Harry Moynan (Optimist sailor RCYC).
At times of sadness, we are helped by ceremonial. For sure, no-one would dream of comparing the enormous grief visited upon those who have been and will be bereaved by COVID-19 with the quiet sense of loss caused the absolutely…

Cork Week 2022

Following the cancellation of the 2020 event, the dates for the 2022 edition of Cork Week in Cork Harbour is: 11 –15 July 2022

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