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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…
RS Feva, RS200 & RS400 Inlands at Blessington Sailing Club
Rssailing – With all forecasts promising a chilly Northerly force 4 with gusts up to a 6 the RS extended family descended on Blessington for the last event of 2013 Irish RS Circuit. Crews were welcomed at registration with cakes…
RS Sailors at Blessington for Inland Champs
#RSsailing – Blessington Sailing Club is hosting the 2013 RS Inland championships and after three races Franks and Kevin O'Rourke lead the biggest fleet, the 12–boat RS200s. Blessington's own Alison Dolan and Grainne Young top a 6–boat Feva fleet. Another Greystones…
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…

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