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RCYC Sustainability Aoife Deane, Pat Farnan

Royal Cork Claims the Inaugural Sustainability Award at the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards

  This year a new award (the Volvo Irish Sailing Sustainability Award) was presented to joint winners Royal Cork Yacht Club and Howth Yacht Club for innovative ideas when thinking about the environment and sustainability. From providing sailors with reusable water bottles at events, using compostable food and coffee containers, paper straws, online documents, to […]

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Kieran O'Connell, Event Chairman Volvo Cork Week 2018 & Gavin Deane, General Manager, Royal Cork Yacht Club displaying the Sailors for the Sea flag at Volvo Cork Week 2018

Volvo Cork Week 2018 awarded Gold Certification by International Clean Regattas Programme

    “No water, no life. No blue, no green.” – Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer, Mission Blue Foundation Volvo Cork Week 2018 has been awarded Gold Certification by the International ‘Sailors for the Sea’ Clean Regatta programme with the event sustainability partners MaREI Centre for Marine & Renewable Energy and An Taisce’s Clean Coasts programme. The […]

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