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An Evening with Alex Thomson

IMERC (Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster) and it’s partners, CIT, UCC and the Naval Service, are delighted to announce that Alex Thomson, one of the biggest names in international yacht racing, is coming to Cork City Hall on October 16th at 8pm to share stories about his career, life and the potential of Cork Harbour as a global yacht racing hub.

Alex Thomson is one of the most exciting and talented yachtsmen of his generation. He is the youngest sailor to ever win an around the world race, he has already broken three world records in sailing, and he most recently cemented his reputation with a podium 3rd place finish in the 2012/2013 Vendée Globe. Competing in the high-speed, extreme IMOCA 60 class, Alex has been sponsored by HUGO BOSS since 2003, making their relationship one of the longest and most coveted in sailing and sports sponsorship history.

The Mast Walk by Alex Thomson

Should be really interesting and if you want to go it’s free, just register on the IMERC event site – link below and we’ll see you there.

Registration and booking for Alex Thomson evening

IMERC Website