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West Cork's David Harte discussing the setting of realistic goals at the inaugural youth sailing symposium at Lough Ree Yacht Club
Garrett Leech reports on the inaugural Youth Double Handed Sailing Symposium was held at Lough Ree Yacht Club last weekend. Just over 60 sailors from all over Ireland descended on the Club Saturday morning for this anticipated event, many not…
Marty O'Leary and Kevin Johnson competing in the RS400 at the National Championships in Rush
The RS Nationals were recently held at Rush Sailing Club. The event included the RS400, RS200, and Feva classes. Three days of racing were scheduled under David Lovegrove and Harry Gallagher and the Rush racing team.  Day 1 Friday started…
Robert Espey and Richard Mc Cullough were the overall winners of the RS400 Northern Championships
The weekend of the 14th of August saw four fleets of RS classes, RS Feva, RS 200, RS Aero and the RS400, battle it out at Carrickfergus Sailing Club. This is the first RS event Carrickfergus have run since the…
The RS fleets prepare to launch at Blessington Sailing Club for the 2021 RS Inlands
42 RS dinghies across three classes turned out for the RS Inlands 2021 hosted by Blessington Sailing Club. Teams travelled from as far north as Cushendall in Northern Ireland and as far south as Cork. The West was also well…
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta has received 94 entries so far for the Open Cruiser Championship (8th – 11th July 2021) on Dublin Bay
Entries for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) are beyond expectations for July's event giving organisers the opportunity to close the entry system at the end of April to review the 320 boats received so far. Ireland's biggest regatta on Dublin…
An RS Aero downwind sailing
It will come as no surprise to RS Aero owners that dinghy historian David 'Dougal' Henshaw, picked the RS Aero as the best dinghy to emerge in the last 10 years writes Irish RS Aero Class Chairman Brendan Foley. Commenting…
An RS400 dinghy planing on a reach in great breeze at Greystones Bay, County Wicklow
Hoping to kick things off in late April at Greystones in County Wicklow, the RS Ireland dinghy class has set out its 2021 racing calendar. The class has seen a resurgence of RS numbers in the garden county harbour, with…
File image of an RS Aero sailing in Dun Laoghaire
The National Yacht Club has cancelled its previously scheduled January training sessions in the RS Aero due to the extended Level 5 coronavirus restrictions. It's hoped the sessions will be rescheduled for future weeks as restrictions allow. The NYC website will have…
 RS Aeros race in the DBSC Tuesday night series in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Brendan Foley, Chairperson of the Irish Aero class outlines developments in the new lightweight single-hander from RS If you were to pick a year to get a class going, 2020 would not be the year that you would pick, where…
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta Features as RS200s & RS400s Publish 2021 Fixture List
The RS200, RS400 and RS Feva dinghy classes have published a provisional 2021 racing calendar subject to COVID restrictions. The year starts at Greystones Harbour with the Eastern Championships on April 24/25 and a month later the three fleets will…
Janice McCrudden's Bamboozled prior to the start of race 3
Five Elites again made it to the Battery start on Trasnagh Island on Strangford Lough last Saturday. Janice McCrudden's Bamboozled after some setup difficulties last week were keen to get some good quality racing. Unfortunately due to other commitments, Richard…
Richard Moore in Usain boat prior to Race 1 on Strangford Lough
Last Sunday was the first day's racing for most of the RS Elites this year as a result of a Covid-19 hit 2020 season. Five boats made it onto Strangford Lough with the hope of another couple joining next weekend. …
RS Aero dinghy sailing at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School together with the Irish RS Aero Class Association have decided to postpone the inaugural RS Aero Irish Open, due to take place in one months' time on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September.…
RS Aeros in Dublin Bay
The Irish RS Aero dinghy fleet grew by six over the last week and a half. The class now stands at over 20 boats and the Irish National Marine Services team handed over one of the demo boats for a…
The Irish RS Aero Open will clash with the Laser Masters at Dun Laoghaire Harbour this September
Two solo dinghy events look set to clash at Dun Laoghaire Harbour in a revised Irish sailing fixture list that is taking shape as the sport plots a return to sailing after COVID-19. The RS Aero Open Championships that has been…
Royal Cork Webinar Discusses ‘The Duel’ At 2018 RS400 Southerns
The Royal Cork Yacht Club continues its series of ‘[email protected]’ activities with a webinar next Monday evening (27 April) from 7.30pm on ‘The Duel’ at the 2018 RS400 Southerns. Alex Barry and Harry Durcan will talk through the key moments…

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