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RS Elites Ready for UK Title Battle on Belfast Lough

20th August 2013
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Tiffany Brien at the helm of the RS Elite Kin on Belfast Lough. Photo: Thomas Anderson
RS Elites Ready for UK Title Battle on Belfast Lough

#rselite –  RS Elites from throughout the UK have set sail for the UK National Championships at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on Belfast lough in two day's time. 

Steve Powells, helm of 'E,TU' and the RS works boat KISS is reuturning to the lough and several local boats are also looking to make their mark in the fleet with Bangor based 'Storm', helmed by Stephen Polly, enjoying strong results recently. Sailing talent and former Miss Northern Ireland, Tiffany Brien, came runner up in last year's Nationals at Cowes and is hoping for further success this year.

Other contenders with their eye on the glassware include brothers Mike and Gavin Vaughan in 'Toucan' and 'Anchorman' which sees former Olympian John Driscoll in the hot seat.

The series consists of ten races on Belfast Lough and will take place between Thursday 22nd August and Sunday 25th August.

Published in RS Sailing
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