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No Sunshine But Cork Harbour Delivers the Goods for RS Fleets
#RSSailing  – A fleet of 10 RS400s gathered for the Southerns, with several significant teams missing such as last year's National Champions Emmet and James Ryan from RStGYC, Ryan Seaton and Matty McGovern, back on the Olympic 49er campaign, Mike…
RS CAT16 Catamaran Launched at Southampton Boat Show
#RSCAT16 – Last Friday RS Sailing unveiled the first ever RS Catamaran - the RS CAT16 at the Southampton Boat Show. The weather gods were kind and the stand was buzzing with eager listeners sharing a glass of fizz and…
RS200, RS400 & Feva Fleets Northern Champs at Ballyholme
RS – After five races sailed Robert Espey and Mike Gunning won the RS400 Northern championships hosted by Ballyholme Yacht Club this weekend. Despite the absence of wind forecast, and despite Charlie Horder not showing up, the weekend turned out…
RS Elite British Champs Won By Jono Brown at Royal North Ireland YC
#RSELITE – RS Elite Works Boat skipper Jono Brown made a clean sweep of the RS Elite British National Championships at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club leading the ten race event from start to finish. Brown had no result…
Ballyholme's RS Sailing Event Frustrated By Light Winds on Belfast Lough
Two races were sailed today in predominantly light conditions at the combined RS Championships at Ballyholme Yacht Club. The race officer made a good call to postpone proceedings until Sunday when the afternoon breeze completely shut down. There are 18…
RS Dinghy Action Moves To Ballyholme Yacht Club, Belfast Lough
#RS – After a few weeks rest following the bumper turnout RS Nationals in July, the action moves to the new RS400 fleet's home at Ballyholme in Bangor. Ballyholme has seen a great influx of RS400s to go with the…
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…
Next Stop Royal North Ireland After RS Elite Stadium Cup
#rselite – Next stop for the RS Elite Class is the Brewin Dolphin sponsored National Championships, this year hosted by the Royal North of Ireland YC on Belfast Lough, home of the largest RS Elite fleet but before that regatta…
NI Girls Gilmore & Fekkes Finish Feva Worlds in 41st
#feva – Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes have finished 41st overall, a drop of eight places in the closing stages of the regatta, counting a poor result in the penultimate race in a massive 171–boat fleet. There was a splendid…
Irish RS Feva Sailors in Gold Fleet Finish
#Feva – On the final day of the RS Feva World Championship 2013, Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes from Northern Ireland lie 33rd over all in the 171–boat fleet.  The penultimate day of racing at the RS Feva World…
RS Feva Pair Gilmore & Fekkes Move into 33rd Place at World Champs
#feva – Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes from Strangfrod Lough jumped 20 places to 33rd at the 171–boat RS Feva World Championship playing out in the waters off the Compagnia della vela Grosseto until Friday, July 26th. A very…
RS Feva Irish Girls Duo In Top Third at Italian Worlds
#rsfeva – Three races held in winds of up to 13 knots at the first day's competition at the RS Feva World Championship 2013 hosted by the Compagnia della vela Grosseto leave Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes in 50th…
Irish Girls Take on the World at RS Feva Champs in Tuscany
#rsfevaworlds – There is only one Irish entry in a fleet of 173 RS Fevas but the strong Northern Ireland girls pairing of Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes from Strangford Lough YC will be formidable opposition for reigning World Champions, Leonardo Stocchero & Gianluca Virgenti,…
RS Titles Decided in Record Breaking Turnout on Belfast Lough
#RS – A record breaking turnout of 72 RS dinghies descended on Belfast Lough for the three day Irish Nationals and Euro-Cup making it one of the biggest dinghy sailing events to be held in the country this year. The…
Over 40 Boats for Belfast Irish RS 400 Nationals
#rs – A fleet of 42 RS400s,  thought to be the largest turnout at a single event by a one design fleet in Ireland in 2013,  is testament to the enthusiasm of the locals, and the buoyant travelling attitudes of…
RS Sailors Heading for Greystones & Coleraine for Sprint & 24-Hour Fixtures
#rs – This coming weekend will see the next series of racing for the RS fleets in Ireland, with the annual Sprint event. This event was previously a season closer in Dun Laoghaire Harbour, now moves to this earlier slot,…

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