Chris Bedford weatherman on board Illbruck, offers weather advice on the North Sails stand at Ford Cork Week.

Competitors at Cork Week don’t have to look far for sail repair facilities thanks to North Sails. For the duration of the regatta, North Sails’ professional team of sailmakers will be on hand 24 hours a day to repair and service sails at their conveniently-situated loft.

Also, for tacticians and navigators looking for a detailed weather report for the day, Chris Bedford, weatherman on board illbruck, the VOR winner, has been shipped in for the week to provide North Sails weather information for competitors. To obtain a copy of the Bedford’s free weather news, head for North Sails’ sail collection point at Gate 4 in the main marina.

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