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Irish RS Feva, RS400 & RS200 Dinghy Sailing & Regatta Results
214 Recorded Finishes at Ballyholme YC's Irish RS Sprint Championships
#rs – Some statistics from the Irish RS Sprint Championships 2014 at Ballyholme YC  last weekend. 46 individual competitors (including Neill Strain's swaps), 40 Flight Starts, 214 recorded finishes, 490 individual hoists and drops (taking out DNFs etc), and a…
European Demo for RS Aero Dinghy Begins
#rsaero – Having already debuted in Ireland, RS Sailing's newest development, the RS Aero, has been in full swing with sailors having their first taste at clubs across the country during a UK demo tour. The much hyped new craft is ultra-light and…
New 'M Type' Courses for RS400 & 200 Dinghy Sprint Champs at Ballyholme
#rssailing – With single day entry for busy people, Ballyholme Yacht Club on Belfast lough is pulling out all the stops to make a big success of this month's Irish RS400 and RS 200 Sprint Championships. Staged on Saturday 24th…
First RS Aero Dinghy Purchase for Ireland Goes to Royal St. George YC Sailor on Dublin Bay
#rsaero – 63–year–old Daniel McNelis of the Royal St. George YC is the proud owner of the lastest in dinghy designs following a demo of the ultralight RS Aero dinghy on Dublin Bay earlier this week. McNeilis, an amputee, who…
'RS400 Explosion of Action and Enthusiasm', A 'Newbie' Comments
#rssailing – David Rose, a new member of the RS class, sends these comments on the weekend's Eastern Championships at Greystones. As one of the new members of the RS400 class in Ireland, and someone who has not sailed a…
RS Sailors Tested at Greystones Eastern Championships
#rssailing – The first event of the season proved to be a testing one for all. After the first days squally conditions which saw the Fevas getting in only one race the Sunday dawned relatively benign. Overall results are available to…
'Survival Mode' at Greystones Harbour RS Sailing Event in Breezy Conditions
#rssailing – Launching at Greystones Harbour was a sight and sound to behold at 11 yesterday for the first day of the RSEasterns, with both slips operational and the beach in use too. 55 RS dinghies were registered and almost…
55 RS Dinghy Fleet Launches in Greystones For Eastern Championships
#rssailing – Greystones Sailing Club has long been the Irish home of the RS fleet writes Sarah Byrne.  In the late 90s, the formerly vibrant Enterprise fleet was looking around for a new toy and found the fast, furious and responsive RS400…
Irish Feva & RS Dinghy Class Associations Merge
#rsfeva – Following successful events together last year the RS Feva is now joining the RS200 and RS400 classes under the Irish RS Class Association umbrella. This makes the three classes a true double-hander pathway much as the Laser is…
RS Aero Weighing in at 30kg Lifts-Off at RYA Dinghy Show
#rsaero – After several years of development testing four different hull variations and numerous rig, foil and layout options, RS Sailing unveiled what could become one of the most important new sailboats of this era at the Suzuki RYA Dinghy…
RS Aero to be Launched at RYA Dinghy Show
#rs – After three years of development testing four different hull variations and numerous rig, foil and layout options, RS Sailing will unveil what could become one of the most important new sailboats of this era at the Suzuki RYA…
Irish RS 2014 Event Calendar Announced
#RSsailing – The RS Association has announced its event calendar for 2014. These events include all three RS classes, the Feva, 200 and 400 unless otherwise specified.  Primary RS circuit events: April 12/13th Greystones S.C. Eastern Championships.June 21/22nd Strangford Lough…
RS CAT16 Wins Awards
#rssailing – The RS CAT16 was launched in September and is already the winner of two prestigious sailing industry awards in the USA. Sailing World magazine has voted the RS CAT16 it's "Dinghy of the Year" and Sail magazine announced…
Should Santa Bring You an RS200 or an RS400 This Christmas?
#rssailing – This year has seen explosive growth in the RS400 fleet with steady growth in the RS200. Up to a dozen 400s and half a dozen 200s have been bought since the end of the summer. This should make…
RS Class Postpone Dun Laoghaire Dinghy Demo Day Due to Weather
#rssailing – A bad weather forecast means the planned RS demo day in Dun Laoghaire this Saturday has been postponed. The up and coming dinghy class is completely bucking the trend oulined in a recent piece that outlines some major…
RS200 Demo Day At The Royal St George Next Week
#RS200 - The RS200 fleet is running a demo day at the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire at 2pm on Saturday 2 November. All are welcome and slots can be booked by emailing Heather at [email protected] There…

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