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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…
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…
Sean Craig sailing IRL 2382 at Carnac
#RSAero - Sean Craig, Ireland’s lone entry in the Rooster RS Aero Worlds, is currently in fifth place in the Aero 7 division after three days of racing at the Yacht Club de Carnac in France. As of yesterday evening…
RS Feva championship racing on Dublin Bay
Hosted by the Royal St George Yacht Club, the Crane Hire Ltd RS Feva 2017 Nationals took place this weekend with 56 sailors lined up for the first race on Friday afternoon. There was a full range of weather conditions…
The 2017 RS Feva Nationals take place over 3 days from 14 to 16 July at the Royal St. George Yacht Club.
It's lining up to be an exciting week for youth sailing in Dun Laoghaire. The 2017 RS Feva Nationals take place over 3 days from 14 to 16 July at the Royal St. George Yacht Club. As a warm up…
National 18s from Cork Harbour are heading to Howth Yacht Club on April 22
No sooner has Howth Yacht Club completed its Spring Warmer Series for keelboats than it is preparing for its first dinghy event of the 2017 Summer season.  HYC will host the RS Eastern Championship over the 22nd April and 23rd…
RS Fevas in Greystones for the coaching session
17 RS Feva dinghies participated in the latest round of coaching for the class at Greystones Sailing Club at the weekend writes Garett Donnelly. Conditions were perfect with coaching provided for all the sailors ranging in age from 11 to 17…
Up to ten Irish boats may contest the RS Feva World Championships in Holland this July
Many Irish RS Feva youth sailors have travelled to World Championships over the years and it has been a great experience for many, giving teenagers their first taste of dinghy world championship competition. International fleet sizes tend to be around the…
RS Feva dinghy racing at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The RS Feva class is seeking to repeat its great turnout of 38 boats at the 2016 Greystones Sailing Club hosted National Championships. 'There is no reason why we can’t achieve similar numbers at our events this year', according to…
Ex–Topper sailors Edie Thorup and Emma Keane from Blessington Sailing Club, participants in the RS200 Training Camp at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
The RS 200 fleet enjoyed great conditions at the Royal St George YC at the weekend. Olympian Saskia Tidey – just back from racing at Miami Olympic Classes Regatta –  gave an intensive weekend's coaching. Tidey, now the team GBR 49erFX…
Eight new RS200s have arrived over the winter into Cork Harbour
The Irish RS200 class association has announced Olympian Saskia Tidey has agreed to coach the Irish fleet for an ISA-supported class training weekend on Feb 4/5 at the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. Saskia competed for Ireland…
Members of Ireland’s RS fleet in action
#RS200 - Friendship is key to keeping Ireland’s youth dinghy sailing classes alive, according to this year’s All Ireland Champion sailor Alex Barry. Speaking to Afloat.ie ahead of January’s RS200 open days at the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Barry laments…
RS Dinghies at the INSS league. See video below.
Eight RS dinghies made it on the water at Dun Laoghaire Harbour for the first of a five one day monthly race days 'Super Series' hosted by the Irish National Sailing Club working closely with the RS Committee. The series…

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