Author Archive | John Mcaleer

Cool Route Leader Partner CIT establishes Superyacht Division at National Maritime College of Ireland

The many Super-yachting followers of the Cool Route will be pleased to learn that the lead partner, Cork Institute of Technology, which operates the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) as its Maritime Research and Nautical Training Campus, has now established a Superyacht Division. In a move to broaden the base of NMCI operations even further […]


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Leisure Marine is a Big Cork Harbour Industry

In the course of delivering the Cool Route project since 2015, partners have undertaken a wide range of new research, to determine facts and statistics in an industry, which is rapidly growing globally. Among the studies completed to-date are a Cruising Preferences Study, which had in excess of 500 responses from sailors in Ireland, the […]


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Cool Route Marketing Strategy is published

Cool Route Publishes its Marketing Strategy The Cool Route Project funded by the EU’s Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme and led by Cork Institute of Technology, commenced in June 2015. Since then, project partners in Ireland Northern Ireland, Scotland, the Faroe Islands and Norway have been working hard to study and develop strategic initiatives to […]


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Cool Route Partners meeting in Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 25th and 26th. April

Cool Route Partners are busy making preparations for a meeting of the Project Steering Committee and Stakeholders Workshop on the 25th. and 26th. April. Partner representatives will be traveling from Norway, the Faroe Islands, Scotland, Northern Ireland , Donegal and Cork to the meeting, which is hosted by project partner the Royal Cork Yacht Club. […]


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Bere Island Welcomes MS Bremen Cruise Tourists

With sincere thanks to John Walsh, Project Coordinator, Bere island Projects Group  for submitting this interesting article. The Cool Route project is focusing on the potential benefits to local enterprises of sea borne tourists to Peripheral Coastal Areas of the Northern Periphery and Arctic Zone *************************************************************************************** Bere Island, West Cork welcomed its first ever group […]


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