Cork’s superb natural harbour is a great place to enjoy all types of marine leisure pursuits. With lots of sailing and rowing clubs dotted throughout the harbour, excellent fishing and picturesque harbour-side paths for walking, running or cycling, there is something for everyone to enjoy in and around Cork harbour.
The oldest sailing club in the world, founded in 1720, is the Royal Cork Yacht Club, proof positive that the people of Cork, and its visitors, have been enjoying this vast natural leisure resource for centuries. Throughout the year there are lots of Marine Leisure events to participate in, sailing, rowing and swimming. Or, if you prefer to just come along and watch the activities, there are plenty of vantage points along our beautiful harbour. Keep an eye on our events calendar to see what events are happening soon.