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Clipper Fleet bid farewell to Kinsale as festival moves to Cork City

Clipper Albert Quay Photo July 2010 

 Cork Clipper boat arrives into Albert Quay on Wednesday July 7th at beginning of Clipper festival

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Fleet made a spectacular entrance into Cork Port on Wednesday July 7th in a Parade of Sail at 11am.

The Race Village welcoming the flotilla is open daily from 10 am until 10.30 pm and will feature some famous Cork names with local band Fred appearing at 8.45pm on Thursday night. The festival will be closed by finale headliners Crystal Swing at 7pm and The Walls at 8pm on Friday night.

Jimmy Crowley at Clipper Festival

Musician Jimmy Crowley prepares to entertain the crowds at beginning of Clipper Festival at Albert Quay. In front of him are the pennants and prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd boats into Kinsale, the penultimate leg of the Clipper race.

For full details of the Clipper Festival in Cork please click on the link below:

Clipper Festival in Cork


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