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Irish RS Feva, RS400 & RS200 Dinghy Sailing & Regatta Results
Shifty, Gusty For RS200s & RS400s Dun Laoghaire Race
#RS – A strong gusty breeze scared off more than a few of the usual competitors from the DMYC Frostbite Series on Sunday the 8th of March, and a reduced fleet were left wondering as two o'clock approached whether or…
Ryan Brothers Take RS Dun Laoghaire Frostbite Line Honours
#rssailing – Sunday's RS dinghy DMYC frostbites race felt like the first day spring with clear skies and a gentle force 3 breeze to get us started off which steadily increased as the day went on. Race one again saw…
RS Dinghy Sailing Continues to Build Across Ireland
#rssailing – Lots of enthusiastic experienced RS sailors are racing the new sailors on the block up and down the country writes David Rose of the Irish RS class association. The winter is being used more and more as an opportunity…
RS Fleet DMYC Frostbite Dinghy Racing Continues With Two Races on Sunday
#rssailing – A cold north-westerly wind greeted the Dun Laoghaire RS400 fleet as they ventured out to the start line of the 2015 DMYC Frostbites. With reports of 25-30 knots from boats competing in the Spring Chicken series early in…
Belfast Lough RS Elite Class Biggest In UK, More Fleets For Strangford Lough & Carrickfergus
#RSsailing – The RS Elite Class is about to celebrate an exciting 2015, as new fleets build and events are planned to mark its first decade of racing and great camaraderie. It all began at Hayling Island SC where, fittingly,…
RS Series Title Still Open At DMYC Frostbites on Dublin Bay
#rssailing – Gifted with a northerly breeze of around 12 knots the DMYC Dinghy Frostbite race committee set a longer than usual trapezoidal course outside the harbour, signalling five laps to the 6  RS 400s and 3 RS 200s that…
14–Boat 'Boisterous' RS Fleet Sailing in DMYC Frostbite Series
RSsailing – RS Sailors were on the water in Dun Laoghaire for yesterday afternoon's latest round of the DMYC dinghy Frostbite series writes Sarah Byrne. With a lovely westerly breeze forecast on a crisp cloudless afternoon in the busy harbour,…
RS Sailors Take to Belfast Lough for Royal North's Autumn Series
#rssailing – RS Sailor David Cheyne reports from Day four of Royal North Ireland's (RNIYC) Autumn Series on Belfast Lough. You know the way you can want something so badly that you can convince yourself it is something entirely different, well…
Big RS Fleet Turnout for DMYC Frostbite Series Off Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#rssailing – Sunday 16th dawned bright and breezy, but as the RS fleets launched into Dun Laoghaire harbour, the breeze had dropped right off to a shifty five knots for the DMYC Frostbite Series. The fleet was sent outside for…
Record 16 RS Dinghies For DMYC Frostbites In Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#dmycfrostbites – Sunday morning dawned bright and sunny, with a gusty 15 knots in Dun Laoghaire harbour writes Marty O'Leary. A record 16 RS dinghies gathered on the startline for the first race of the series of the DMYC frostbites,…
RS400s Take to Belfast Lough for Royal North Series
#rssailing – 13 RS 400s came to the Royal North of Ireland line yesterday, with boats coming from Cushendall, Dublin and Ballyholme. The RNIYC series runs for another six weeks, breaking for Christmas, then starting again for 12 weeks as…
RS 400, 200 & Feva Dinghy Finale Hits A High Note at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#rssailing – The Royal Cork Yacht Club was buzzing at the weekend, with what was a great precursor to next year's dinghy week. The RS fleets were in town for their final event of what has been a bumper Irish…
Galway Bay Sailing Showcases 60–Boat RS Nationals
#rssailing – Sixty one Feva's, RS200's and RS400's descended on Galway Bay Sailing Club (GBSC) from the 8th to the 10th of August to compete in what was each class's 2014 National Championships writes RS Ireland Class communication officer David Rose. This organisational…
RS Feva World Championships 2014, Five Nations in Top Ten
#rsfeva – The 2014 RS Feva World Championships went off with a bang in true RS Feva style with 184 RS Fevas, 368 sailors and hundreds of parents, siblings and supporters descended on Yacht Club de Carnac, in Brittany for…
#rs400 – Royal St. George's Emmet Ryan is lying sixth in a fleet of 45 at the RS400 EuroCup at Fraglia del Garda, Italy after three races. Ryan, sailing with Jay Stacy, counts a 9, 6 , 6 at the Italian…
RS Dinghy Fleets Descend on Lough Ree for Western Champs
#rssailing – A whopping 98 RS sailors across the three fleets took part in a glorious if slightly windless Westerns in Lough Ree last weekend, comprising 24 400s, 14 200s and 11 fevas writes Heather King.Many boats arrived on the…

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