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Cool Route to Visit Cork

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

  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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Take the Cool Route Voyage on YouTube

The Cool Route project have just completed a video high-lightening the Cool Route as new and unique, a route that is challenging but very diverse and rewarding, a route that is different from traditional sailing routes and covers northern regions that have cooler weather conditions but also some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery. So […]


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Disappointment for CIT Sailors in Los Angeles

Invitations to The Harbor Cup are highly coveted, attracting top-level college sailors vying for a chance to win the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup perpetual trophy. CIT students were thrilled to have the opportunity & support to compete from 9-11th of March! CIT raced against the top American universities over what was 3 days […]


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GCU attend Scotland’s Marine Tourism Conference 2018

Giancarlo Fedeli at GCU had the pleasure to attend Scotland’s Marine Tourism Conference 2018, held at the Moorings Hotel in Banavie, Fort William. In this picturesque setting overlooking the Neptune’ Staircase, the entrance point to the Caledonian Canal and the longest staircase lock in Britain, over 120 attendees participated to the conference providing valuable insights […]


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Cool Route attend boot Düsseldorf

The Cool Route Project was delighted to exhibit and promote the route at this year’s Boot Dusseldorf in Germany. Boot Dusseldorf tradeshow set records this year with 1,923 exhibitors from 68 different countries presenting yachts, boats and accessories for all water sports activities. There were crowds of people in the 16 exhibition halls and boot […]


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Cool Route Marketing Platform for Coastal Enterprises

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

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.

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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