Uncategorized – Sail Cool Route http://www.sailcoolroute.eu Thu, 26 Sep 2019 17:46:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.20 The Cool Route and Marine Blast Scotland sign cooperation agreement   http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/cool-route-marine-blast-scotland-sign-cooperation-agreement/ Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:40:39 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2779   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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CIT Sailors Compete in Los Angeles http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/cit-sailors-compete-los-angeles/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 15:13:32 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2761 Cork Institute of Technology, as lead partner in the Cool Route wish safe travels and fair winds to the CIT Sailing Club members,  who tomorrow begin their long journey to Los Angeles! This Thursday, led by 29er dinghy ace and CIT Sports Scholarship recipient Harry Durcan of Crosshaven on the helm and captain and Club […]

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Cool Route Congratulates Partner Royal Cork Yacht Club on Receiving Volvo Sustainability Award http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/cool-route-congratulates-partner-royal-cork-yacht-club-receiving-volvo-sustainability-award/ Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:04:38 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2753 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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S.V. Linden Offers Unique Experiences in Arctic Voyaging on the Cool Route http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/s-v-linden-offers-unique-experiences-arctic-voyaging-cool-route/ Tue, 08 May 2018 19:25:29 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2659 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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VOLVO CORK WEEK 2018 TURNING THE TIDE ON PLASTICS http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/itvolvo-cork-week-2018-turning-the-tide-on-plastics/ Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:48:59 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2551 Article submitted By Gavin Deane, General Manager, Royal Cork Yacht 16th – 21st July 2018 Volvo Cork Week Hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven, Co. Cork, Ireland. An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, TD, launched Ireland’s premiere regatta, Volvo Cork Week, which takes place this year from July 16th to July 21st at the Royal […]

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Cool Route Marketing Platform for Coastal Enterprises http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/enterprises-platform/ Tue, 06 Mar 2018 21:21:02 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2438 The main objective of Cool Route is to provide new business opportunities for all coastal enterprises.  Many opportunities exist for new innovative products and services, targeted at small private craft , small liners and superyachts. All of these craft can use a local pontoon to bring passengers ashore. Pictured: Yachts at Bantry’s Marina, where local businesses […]

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Small Craft Training for Voyaging in Arctic Waters http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/small-craft-training-voyaging-arctic-waters/ Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:00:49 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2431 While the Cool Route does not extend into the frozen zones of the Arctic, a report produced in 2014, by Cork Institute of Technology colleague, Professor John Barrett, co-financed under the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme’s Small Craft Emergency Response and Survival Training for Arctic Conditions (SMACS) Project,  provides a very valuable addition to the […]

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Celebrations as Cool Route Marketing Leader Royal Cork Yacht Club wins the NMU Marina of the Year Awards at the London Boat Show. http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/celebrations-cool-route-marketing-leader-royal-cork-yacht-club-wins-nmu-marina-year-awards-london-boat-show/ Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:06:15 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2415 Cool Route partners are today celebrating the success of partner Royal Cork Yacht Club in winning the highly coveted Marina of the Year Award. RYCY is leading the Cool Route Marketing Programme. Now in their fifth year, the Awards, sponsored in 2018 by specialist insurer NMU, are voted for by berth holders and visitors. They […]

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Planning your 2018 Cruise? http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/planning-2018-cruise/ Tue, 26 Dec 2017 15:08:47 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2399 If you are looking for new and exciting cruising destinations, The Cool Route has been described as   The World’s Most Adventurous Cruising Route. While COOL represents Cruising Oceans On Latitudes over 51 ° North. It also represents the fresh cool air in temperate climates, where you can sit out comfortably, walk around and see the […]

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Cool Route welcomes the inclusion of Ireland’s Western Seaboard http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/cool-route-welcomes-inclusion-irelands-western-seaboard/ Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:05:58 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2330 Following a very productive meeting of the Cool Route partners, held in Glasgow last week , which was hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University, the project is very pleased to announce the inclusion of the West of Ireland Counties of Galway,  Mayo and Clare,  into the Cool Route Marketing Programme. Discussions led by Port of Galway, […]

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