Staff:

Event Manager: Joya Kuin

Event Administrator: Deirdre McCaffrey

Contact:

info@oceantocity.com

+353 (0) 21 484 7673

Ocean to City
c/o Meitheal Mara
Crosses Green House
Crosses Green
Cork City | T12 HF38
Ireland

Welcome to
Ocean to City - An Rás Mór
2 June 2018

Are you ready
for the challenge?

Ireland's premier
multi craft race

Featuring more than 600 participants
in over 200 different boats!

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Ocean to City – An Rás Mór is Ireland’s very own long-distance rowing race attracting hundreds of participants annually.  Started in 2005, it has grown from its origin as a race for traditional fixed-seat boats into an all-inclusive rowing and paddling event, embracing everything from traditional wooden working boats, currachs, skiffs, gigs and longboats to contemporary ocean racing shells, kayaks, canoes and even stand-up paddle boards. Ocean to City is the flagship event of the Cork Harbour Festival.

Next year’s Ocean to City takes place on Saturday 2 June 2018.

Ocean to City 2017 Highlights

Ocean to City 2016 Highlights

  • Myross Rowing ClubFebruary 2015
    ''The organization is first class, very helpful in every way. Previous rowers from the Club have said it's a challenge and are looking forward to taking part again this year. For the sea-loving its a "must do."
  • Kildysart Currach ClubJune 2016
    ''We had a fantastic time and are already looking forward to next year'' 
  • Exmouth Rowing Club, UKJune 2016
    ''The first time for Exmouth Rowing Club to this event. Absolutely loved it. The organisation, charm, helpfulness and overall welcome and camaraderie displayed were a credit to all. Competitive, friendly, fun, challenging and extremely enjoyable. A magnificent event which should be a model for organisers everywhere.''
  • Skerries Rowing ClubJune 2016
    ''What a fantastic weekend in Cork. Great event loved every minute of it. Very proud to collect Boat Build of the Day Award with Skerries Rowing Club. Looking forward to 2017 already!''
  • Dalkey Rowing ClubJune 2015
    ''We had a fabulous weekend and found the famous Cork hospitality all it cracks up to be.'' 

Recent Journal Articles

Invitation: Ocean to City – An Rás Mór | Saturday 2 June 2018
- by Joya

Invitation: Ocean to City…

Plan E – Sheltered River Course
- by Joya

**08/06/17 Weather update for Ocean to City participants** We have been monitoring…

7th Dragon Boat Challenge was the fieriest yet!
- by Joya

An afternoon of fierce competition, and fierce fun, was had by all at Lapp’s Quay, Saturday 11th, by the 16…