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Irish RS Feva, RS400 & RS200 Dinghy Sailing & Regatta Results
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…
The ILB crew located the boat shortly after 9.30am. Neither person required medical attention and they were towed back to shore at Dun Laoghaire.
Two sailors were rescued by the Dun Laoghaire RNLI Inshore lifeboat this morning after their small dinghy capsized on Dublin Bay. The incident occurred shortly before 9am off the West Pier at Dun Laoghaire when the two person crew capsized…
RS400 action at a windy Greystones
The RS400 and RS200 fleets gathered at Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow last weekend for their National and Southern Championships respectively writes David Rose. The Irish RS fleets, like Greystones harbour itself, have continued to evolve and renew with…
18 teams from around Ireland and the UK will be competing over two days
This weekend sees a high profile list of competitors taking part in team racing's Elmo Trophy, being held in the Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. This is the third year of the junior team racing event, named…
Alex Barry and Richard Leonard sailing in last month’s RCYC Dinghy Fest
#RS400 - A solid fifth in the final race of the RS400 UK Nationals yesterday (Thursday 24 August) capped off a week that saw Alex Barry and Richard Leonard finish fourth overall. The ultimate result was even more satisfying for…
Alex Barry and Richard Leonard sailing in last month’s RCYC Dinghy Fest
#RS400 - It’s fifth place for Alex Barry and Richard Leonard after three days and six races at the RS400 UK Nationals in Cornwall. The recent Southern Championship defending pair from the RCYC and Monkstown Bay on Cork Harbour scored…
RS400s competing at Blessington Sailing Club
Over RS Sailing 40 crews arrived at Blessington Sailing Club to the clubs usual very friendly hospitality to join the newly established local fleet of RS200’s writes Kevin Brazel. Download full results below. With a 1300 first gun on Saturday…
Sean Craig sailing IRL 2382 behind Finns Kristo Ounap and Ants Haavel, and Britain’s John Warburton
#RSAero - It’s a seventh-place finish for Sean Craig in the Aero 7 at the Rooster RS Aero Worlds in France. After a gruelling 15 races over five days, the third discard kicked in – allowing Germany’s Marcus Walther and…

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