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Cool Route receives warm welcome at Southampton Boat Show 2017

The Cool Route was promoted at the record attendance Southampton Boat Show The Royal Cork Yacht Club, the Port of Cork and Bantry Bay Port Company recently joined forces to promote marine leisure tourism. The three organisations attended Southampton Boat Show from 15-24th September 2017 tasked with promoting cruising to Cool Route marinas. Equipped with […]


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Cool Route Information and Booking system is launched

The Cool Route Project, promoting Marine Tourism on Europe’s North West Seaboard, has now launched its Information and Booking Platform. The purpose of this initiative, is to link local enterprises to their local ports, providing information to marine tourists on what’s available in the port locality, by way of food and drink, entertainment, things to […]


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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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Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival, an exciting annual celebration of our rich local maritime history, culture, music, and food will take place between 26 May to 4 June 2017, located on the stunningly beautiful landscapes and waters between Ballycastle and Rathlin Island on the spectacular north coast of Ireland, on the Cool Route and right in […]


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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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