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Howth Yacht Club's Daragh Sheridan is Irish RS Aero champion
Howth Yacht Club's Daragh Sheridan continued his recent run of good form to win the Irish RS Aero National Championships on the 14th & 15th of May 2022 in Ballyholme Yacht Club. The second Nationals of the fast-growing Aero class…
DBSC Tuesday night race five for PY dinghies was in Scotsman's Bay to the East of Dun Laoghaire Harbour in light southeast winds
Another win for Noel Butler last night in DBSC Tuesday night dinghy racing gives him four wins from five starts of the PY division in his RS Aero dinghy. Race five was run by Race Officer Declan Traynor in Scotsman's Bay…
Noel Butler in his RS Aero dinghy
RS Aero sailor Noel Butler was last night's winner of both DBSC PY races and sits on three net points to lead the overall Dublin Bay series after four races sailed by six points.  The DBSC Race officer for the inside…
Irish RS Aeros at the Circolo Vela Arco with Daragh Sheridan (Howth YC) (Sail number 7) and Noel Butler (National YC) Sail Number 0
A few RS Aero sailors travelled to Lake Garda at the weekend for some Aero racing for the second Italian National Series RS Aero Regatta concluded alongside the Open Skiffs in Garda Trentino at Circolo Vela Arco over the long…
RS Aero racing at the DMYC Frostbite – 1321 Brendan Foley, leads 14641 Nick Miller, 3433 Skinny, 3431 Stephen Oram and 161 Pierre Long
RS Aeros have been delivering great results around the island of Ireland during a mild but sometimes windy Winter sailing season writes Class Chairman Brendan Foley Most dinghy Winter leagues run a PY (Portsmouth Yardstick) handicap system to allow multiple…
RS Aero Demo Day
Howth Yacht Club has announced that three RS Aero rigs will be available to demo in the harbour on Sunday 27 March. The demonstrations will run from 11am to 2pm on the day. Email the organiser Daragh Sheridan for more…
Frostbite racing in Dun Laoghaire Harbour on Sunday 5 December
Ten Fireballs made it to the start line of the Viking Marine DMYC Frostbites series yesterday (Sunday 5 December), with one boat stranded ashore seeking crew. The sunshine drew out a good entry from all fleets despite the chilly and…
RS Aeros dominated the opening races of the PY division of the DMYC Frostbites at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
In his RS Aero, Brendan Foley made a clean sweep of the first PY races of the Viking Marine Frostbite Series 2021-22 at Dun Laoghaire Harbour on Sunday afternoon.  After a break in 2020, the country's longest-running winter dinghy racing resumed on…
RS Aero Southern Championships winner Daragh Sheridan (left) and Greystones Sailing Club Commodore Barry Keogh
The RS Aero Southern Championships were run this weekend out of Greystones Sailing Club. This late-season event attracted 11 Aero entries, who sailed with the RS 200 and RS 400 fleet on a windward / leeward course under the watchful…
Tight Racing in the 18-boat RS Aero dinghy Championships on Dublin Bay
Hammy Baker of Strangford Lough has won the RS Aero National Championships on an imposing score of three first places with a discard of a sixth. The RS Aero Nationals sponsored by Irish National Marine Services were held on Saturday and…
Light shifty breezes for the RS Aero Northern Championships at Carrickfergus Sailing Club
Sue Monson of Bangor Marina has won the RS Aero Northerns at Carrickfergus Sailing Club. The event was run as part of the RS Northern Championships which also featured the RS Feva, RS 200 and RS 400 fleets. On day…
Pictured left to right at Lake Garda are Irish RS Aero sailors Stephen Oram, Noel Butler, Yannick Gloster, Roy Van Maanen, and Daragh Sheridan
The relatively new Irish RS Aero fleet is making a great start to the European Championships on Lake Garda in Italy. Daragh Sheridan of Howth Yacht Club is leading the 44-boat RS Aero 7 fleet after day 2. Consistency was key…
Kenny Rumball of MarineServices.ie unloads more RS Aeros for the Irish fleet
MarineServices.ie the agent for RS Sailboats is delighted to announce the sale of a further four new RS Aeros into the class in Ireland. The single-handed class has enjoyed a buoyant growth in the last year with many turning to…
Plan B was third in DBSC's B211 One Design Tuesday race
National Yacht Club RS Aero sailor Noel Butler was the winner of Tuesday night's PY class dinghy race. RS Aero sailors also took second an third places with Royal St. George's Brendan Foley second followed by Sarah Dwyer.  Isolde was…
Hammy Baker was the overall winner of the PY rated RS Aero Easterns 2021 on Dublin Bay
Some hoped for less wind on day 2 of the Seachange Now RS Aero Easterns – they got more. With a solid 18 knots gusting 24 at times from the Southeast throwing up a tricky chop on Dublin Bay that…
Strangford Lough's Hammy Baker leads the 14-boat RS Aero fleet Easterns after day one on Dublin Bay
Fourteen Aeros were on the Royal St. George startline today for the first day of the RS Aero Eastern Championships, emphasising the fact this new single-handed dinghy class has truly landed in Ireland. RO Michael Conway of Wexford, operating in…

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