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RS Elite yachts racing at Cowes Week 2017
#CowesWeek - RS Sailing released a statement expressing its members “deepest sadness” following the death of a sailor during Cowes Week on Friday (10 August). The man in his 60s was thrown overboard from an RS Elite class yacht in…
RS Inlands Start Today In Killaloe
#RS - Killaloe Sailing Club is hosting the RS Inland and RS Feva Western Championships this weekend, starting today Saturday 11 August. The RS sailing community will be out in force on Lough Derg for the weekend, with full camping…
Double Ree regatta was made up with 8 29ers, 16 420s, 15 RS Fevas and 18 Mirrors
Lough Ree Yacht Club (LRYC) have created an event that brings all competitive youth double-handers to one location for a weekend of fun and racing. Now, after the inaugural success of 'Double Ree' last weekend, the only question for the…
RS Elite start on Belfast Lough
Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club hosted the RS Elite UK National Championships over four days last weekend at Cultra on Belfast Lough. The event has added interest for Irish sailors as next year it comes to Dublin Bay for…
At the RS Elite Irish Championships there was strong competition on the start line of a 16–strong fleet
Carrickfergus on Belfast Lough hosted the RS Elite Championships last weekend. There was strong competition on the start line of a 16–strong fleet. The Current UK Champion Mike McIntyre on Foudafafa was over from England to get the feel of…
Mirror sailing downwind on Lough Ree, which hosts the inaugural Double Ree Regatta on the weekend of 21-22 July
#YouthSailing - Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July are the dates to save for the inaugural Double Ree Regatta at Lough Ree Yacht Club. The four biggest two-handed youth classes will be competing in their respective regional championships at next…
Howth Yacht Club's Neil Spain & Ross McDonald were second overall at the RS400 Easterns at Rush Sailing Club
Event number two of the 2018 RS season happened over the bank holiday of 5/6 May in Rush Sailing Club, North Co. Dublin to host the Eastern Championships for RS400s/200s/Fevas. In total there was 30 boats entered with many other…
In one of his first roles as RIYC Commodore, Joe Costello presented the overall prizes for the 2018 RS Feva East Coast Championships to overall winners Tim Norwood (Helmsman) left and Finn Cleary (Crew)
Counting four first places Tim Norwood and Finn Cleary of the host club won the six race 2018 RS Feva East Coast Championships by a clear margin of eight nett points at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Race over two…
In total, there was 35 boats entered and 70 sailors for the event at County Antrim Yacht Club
The 2018 RS season of 2018 kicked off over the weekend of 7/8 April with County Antrim Yacht Club (CAYC) hosting the Northern Championships for RS400s/200s/Fevas. In total there was 35 boats entered and 70 sailors for the event from…
The RS Quest with students onboard at the INSS at Dun Laoghaire
The new RS Quest family and training dinghy has made its Dun Laoghaire debut, thanks to its new RS Irish agents based at the east coast port. RS agent Kenneth Rumball of the Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School was appointed last month…
RS400 sailors Alex Barry and Richard Leonard at full tilt in Cork Harbour
RS Sailing has appointed two new dealers in Ireland following the retirement of Belfast–based McCready Sailboats. The Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School has been appointed in Dublin with a new chandlery appointment in Northern Ireland too. New RS agent Kenneth…
Sailing in the RNIYC's RS 400 Autumn Series
#RS - Sunday 17 December saw the end of the Bosun Bob’s RS 400 Autumn Series hosted annually at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club. The series has built up over the last 10 years to now have up to…
Laser, Optimist. Pico and RS dinghies enjoy some great breeze for summer club racing at Royal Cork Yacht Club
As the debate rumbles on as to how we can engage more young people in the sport of sailing, the Royal Cork Yacht Club has witnessed 'tremendous growth' in junior dinghy sailing activity across every level over the last eighteen…
SB20s have been added to the ticket for the INSC Super Series in Dun Laoghaire Harbour this winter
The Irish National Sailing Club Super Series is expanding this year and as well as racing for RS200/400s, the Dun Laoghaire Harbour based winter series will also include racing for SB20 sportsboats. With a 10am first gun, the aim is…
Mullingar SC Fleet Captain Michael Collender and Hon. Treasurer Brian Walker are into GP 14 racing on Lough Owel
It has had at least two different event descriptions since it was first sailed all of seventy years ago. Back then, Irish sailing was finding its feet in the late 1940s, becoming re-energised in the exciting developmental world of modern…
With a 12.2 m2 fully battened mainsail, racks and a trapeze, the boat continues to be one of a few classes which is unapologetic in defying the cliché of being ‘easy to sail, but hard to sail well’
Irish RS600 sailors might be forgiven for feeling somewhat like Defoe’s Crusoe, alienated from the rejuvenated fleets in the UK and adrift amongst the dominant Irish dinghy classes. Of the ten or so boats now on the island, a number…

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