Sail Cool Route http://www.sailcoolroute.eu Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:31:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.16 Cool Route is an International Winner http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/projectwinner/ Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:31:12 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2749

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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Worlds Most Celebrated Cruising Sailor is Welcomed to West Cork http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/worlds-celebrated-cruising-sailor-welcomed-west-cork/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:36:26 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2729 As the Cool Route project comes to the completion of its three year period, Trevor Robertson , the world’s most celebrated cruising sailor, has arrived in Whiddy Island, Bantry Bay, to experience even more of the World’s Most Adventurous Cruising Grounds. He took the long route  via the southern ocean to reach Whiddy from Rathlin […]

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New Facilities Open at Rathmullan Pier, Donegal http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/new-facilities-open-rathmullan-pier-donegal/ Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:46:04 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2720

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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Attention all Enterprises-Superyachts are Sailing for the Cool Route http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/superyachts-heading-cool-route/ Fri, 01 Jun 2018 06:21:52 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2701 As work on phase 1 of the Cool Route comes to a close after 36 months, some very exciting new developments are taking place. The route has been promoted very widely and this work is now paying dividends as the coastlines between Cork in Southern Ireland, via Western and Northern Ireland, Scotland, the Faroe Islands […]

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Donegal beaches on the Cool Route among the top beaches in Ireland http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/donegal-beaches-cool-route-among-top-beaches-ireland/ Mon, 28 May 2018 11:55:05 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2694 At a ceremony in Bray, County Wicklow on Monday 21st May 2018, 12 of Donegal’s beaches received a Blue Flag, recognising them as among the top beaches in Ireland. In addition to this, Greencastle Marina retained its blue flag which was achieved for the first time last year. 12 Blue Flags were awarded to beaches […]

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Dutch Masters in more ways than one as Holland’s superyacht yards set new records for market value and share http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/dutch-masters-ways-one-hollands-superyacht-yards-set-new-records-market-value-share/ Wed, 16 May 2018 20:16:57 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2676 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 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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Cool Route Marketing Partner RCYC to Host International Council of Yacht Clubs http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/cool-route-marketing-partner-rcyc-host-international-council-yacht-clubs/ Wed, 02 May 2018 14:37:40 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2652 At the International Council of Yacht Clubs (ICOYC) World Forum 2018 in San Francisco, the Royal Cork Yacht Club was selected to host the ICOYC World Forum in September 2019. Vice Admiral, Colin Morehead, and Club General Manager, Gavin Deane, represented the Club at this prestigious event which was attended by most of the thirty-nine […]

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Cool Route to Visit Cork http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/cool-route-visit-cork/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:32:07 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2608

Cool Route Project Partners will attend a project meeting which will take place this week in the Port of Cork offices, hosted by project lead partner Cork Institute of Technology. The Cool Route Cruising Ground, described in the International Yachting Press as the World’s Most Adventurous Cruising Ground, is one of the most attractive coastlines […]

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Tórshavn Welcomes Start of Season http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/torshavn-welcomes-start-season/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:52:32 +0000 http://www.sailcoolroute.eu/?p=2598

  The 22nd of March marked the beginning of the summer in Tórshavn. While still early in terms of calendar days, the Port of Tórshavn (a partner in the Cool Route Project) positioned the foreign guest pontoons in its prime location, thus signalling the start of the season 2018. ‘The past couple of years we have […]

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