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Irish RS Feva, RS400 & RS200 Dinghy Sailing & Regatta Results
The Irish RS Feva national championships fleet launch for its first race at Greystones Sailing Club today
A rejuvenated Irish RS Feva fleet mustered nearly 40 boats for its national championships at Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow today. After three races in a blustery 18–knots, Welsh youth visitors Eddie and Kevin Farrell of Llandudno Sailing Club…
An RS400 crew capsized at the Sligo based Western championships
The next event on the circuit for the RS fleet is the Waterways Ireland Inland championships, being hosted by Lough Ree Yacht Club, on 23rd and 24th of July, All three fleets will be taking part in what was one…
Dun Laoghaire's Owen and Gina Laverty racing in the RS400 in Sligo
The Irish RS400 fleet took its first foray into the North West last weekend, dipping their toes, and in many cases their heads, in the strangely mild waters of Sligo Bay. Sligo Yacht Club, under the watchful eye of Mick…
RS200 winners at Greystones Sailing Club: Pictured (centre) are Rs 200 Southern Champions - Frank and Son Kevin O'Rourke, (left) RS 200 Junior champions, Mike O'Dea and Sean Hynes and  third overall, CAYC's Jocelyn Hill and Katie Kane
12 RS 200 dinghies gathered at the newly opened Greystones Sailing Club for the Southern Championships last weekend, with boats from Dun Laoghaire, Antrim, Killaloe and Cullaun travelling for the event. There was also a great junior turnout, which made…
The Irish RS400 fleet at Red Bay in Cushendall County Antrim
23 RS400 dinghies made it to Cushendall Sailing Club in County Antrim with many travelling the full length from Cork writes David Rose. The fleet took advantage of the new lazy boy start time of 2pm that the class has…
Ballyholme Yacht Club RS400 Winners Gareth Flanagan and David Fletcher blasting along on Dublin Bay
It was a weekend of superb sailing for the RS Fleets in Dublin Bay. Having the season opener in the east at the Royal St. George Yacht Club usually brings out a great fleet and that’s what we had with…
RS Feva Eater clinic participants at the Royal St. George YC in Dun Laoghaire
The RS Feva class had a really successful training clinic over the Easter holidays, with 26 sailors taking part over the 3 days. Led by our National coach, Stephen Craig, assisted by Meg Tyrrell, we had great pleasure in welcoming…
Competitive start for the RS400s in Cork Harbour
There were seven RS 400's on the water in Crosshaven this weekend. Sailing out of the Royal Cork Yacht Club the young fleet had a training session on Saturday and a six race Sprint series on Sunday. The video below…
Five RS400s hit the water in Cork Harbour on Saturday, the first day back for the southern fleet
Five RS400s hit the water in Cork on Saturday, the first day back for a fleet that has now grown to 11 boats in Cork Harbour. Hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club, racing took place on the Curlane Bank…
The second series of the DMYC Frostbites started with a bright and gusty afternoon in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. A competitive fleet of six RS’s hit the water for two closely fought races in tricky conditions.In race one, Sean and Heather…
Week 3 of the DMYC Frostbites in Dun Laoghaire Harbour showed a more friendly (wind wise), but less friendly (temperature wise) forecast, this led to many of the RS fleet finally opening their frostbite series despite there being 3 races…
Roll it back a year, with storms and millponds alternating weekly, we had completed only four races by this stage of the Autumn series. Roll forward a year and thankfully after three days racing at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club…
Ballyholme Yacht Club in Belfast Lough was chosen not just for its exemplary history of race management and churning out National Champions, and its excellent access to open waters with minimal tide, but also for its ease of access for…
There was an enforced lay day due to lack of wind at the RS400 Nationals, RS200 and RS Feva Northerns when the fleets decided they'd rather head to the bar at Ballyholme Yacht Club to watch the Ireland v Canada…
As expected, some of the cream of Irish sailing turned up for the first day of the Bangor Fuels RS400 Irish National Championshps which is the third and final stage of the RS400 Eurocup writes Mark Mackey. A scan down…
Ambitious Cork Dinghy Fest Proves Sport Flourishes Across Ireland
The ambitious inaugural Cork Dinghy Fest 2015 on 20-23 Aug in RCYC was to host over 200 boats in 10 fleets and 5 race areas proving dinghy racing flourishes across Ireland. The RS fleet took the opportunity to come together…

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