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The Cool Route and Marine Blast Scotland sign cooperation agreement  

  The Cool Route project commenced its work in mid-2015, with grant assistance for the EU Interreg Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme. The project, led by the Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence, at Cork Institute of Technology,  had a clear objective of promoting marine tourism on coastlines between Cork in Southern Ireland and Tromsø in […]


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Cool Route Congratulates Partner Royal Cork Yacht Club on Receiving Volvo Sustainability Award

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 organising […]


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Cool Route is an International Winner

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has scooped an Atlantic Project Award for its work in leading the Cool Route project. This year’s Atlantic Project Awards were presented today (October 23rd) at a prestigious ceremony at the  5th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Vigo, Spain. The Atlantic Project Awards, established in 2016, are designed to honour […]


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Jimmy Kavangh, Liam Ward, Ciaran Brogan and Gerry McMonagle at the opening of the new Public Conveniences, Changing Rooms and Information Hub in Rathmullan. Photo Clive Clive Wasson

New Facilities Open at Rathmullan Pier, Donegal

Rathmullan in north Donegal, was a hive of activity on Friday evening last, 1st June as the official opening of the new Rathmullan public conveniences, information hub and changing rooms at what was once known as the Old Potato Store site got under way. This new building transformed this well known site into a welcoming space for […]


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Dutch Masters in more ways than one as Holland’s superyacht yards set new records for market value and share

Regular readers may recall that Cool Route recently ran an article on developing unique experiences for  superyacht owners and guests. These people are very interested in discovering unique experiences, as they sail the most stunning areas of the world. We gave an example of superyacht guests having an opportunity in the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum to enjoy […]


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S.V. Linden Offers Unique Experiences in Arctic Voyaging on the Cool Route

Eliah Lillis is a photo-journalist, documentarian and photographic artist currently based on board the SV Linden, which I and NPA colleagues had the pleasure of visiting earlier this year in Copenhagen, before she embarked for her summer charters in northern waters. This is truly a beautiful vessel and provides the most unique experiences for her […]


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