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Irish RS Feva, RS400 & RS200 Dinghy Sailing & Regatta Results
Starting this Sunday 8th May, Dun Laoghaire Waterfront clubs are on the water from 2-5 pm for inter-club sailing and coaching sessions in RS feva dinghies. The aim of the harbour training is to 'encourage all skill levels to join…
RS fleets sailing at the Southern Championships at Monkstown Bay
Four RS fleets totalling 25 boats raced the RS Southern Championships at the refurbished Sand Quay at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour at the weekend. “A very successful first regional event of the year for the RS Class and a…
The RS Games run from July 21 to the 5th August at Weymouth
This summer, over 1500 competitors in 1000 RS boats will be descending on Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy for the dinghy sailing event of the year – the 2022 RS Games. In true RS style, it is set to…
The RS Feva offers a double-handed alternative and stepping stone for young sailors, The world’s leading double-handed dinghy for youngsters and parent/child teams. Exciting performance is the secret behind the success of the RS Feva. The modern styling and practical…
50 entries are expected for the BYC Weekend of Speed from 17th and 18th September
Ballyholme Yacht Club on Belfast Lough is hopeful that the Weekend of Speed which was cancelled last year will in fact happen in September. The dates set aside are 17th and 18th September and around 50 entries are expected. Richard…
RNIYC RS 400 Winter Series (l to r) Andrew Vaughan, winners Steve Kane, Peter Kennedy and Race Officer Gerry Reid
Just like on the previous Sunday the competitors in the final race day of Royal North of Ireland’s RS400 Winter Series hosted by the club on the south shore of Belfast Lough gathered last Sunday (19th) looking out at a…
RS Aero 6 rig - The new option provides major opportunities particularly for females in the sport.
Never one to leave a niche unfilled, RS Sailing have developed the RS Aero 6 rig to fill the gap between the existing 5 and 7 Rigs. The new development is specifically designed for small adults, removing barriers for women…
Light air racing for the RS400s on Belfast Lough
On the penultimate race day of the series, the RS400 crews gathered at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club with a mirror-like sea on Belfast Lough, that was not looking positive. The forecast was for the wind to be…
14 RS400s dinghies are contesting the Winter Series on Belfast Lough
The RS 400 Winter series continued to thrive with 14 boats out on a sunny Sunday on Belfast Lough at RNIYC. As the fleet set off to the race area, a steady 10 knots started to fade and by the…
The RS 400 Winter Series continued last Sunday at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on Belfast Lough. The series is now twelve races in and has thrown up some surprises, twenty boats currently entered. Race 10 started in a…
West Cork's David Harte discussing the setting of realistic goals at the inaugural youth sailing symposium at Lough Ree Yacht Club
Garrett Leech reports on the inaugural Youth Double Handed Sailing Symposium was held at Lough Ree Yacht Club last weekend. Just over 60 sailors from all over Ireland descended on the Club Saturday morning for this anticipated event, many not…
Marty O'Leary and Kevin Johnson competing in the RS400 at the National Championships in Rush
The RS Nationals were recently held at Rush Sailing Club. The event included the RS400, RS200, and Feva classes. Three days of racing were scheduled under David Lovegrove and Harry Gallagher and the Rush racing team.  Day 1 Friday started…
Robert Espey and Richard Mc Cullough were the overall winners of the RS400 Northern Championships
The weekend of the 14th of August saw four fleets of RS classes, RS Feva, RS 200, RS Aero and the RS400, battle it out at Carrickfergus Sailing Club. This is the first RS event Carrickfergus have run since the…
The RS fleets prepare to launch at Blessington Sailing Club for the 2021 RS Inlands
42 RS dinghies across three classes turned out for the RS Inlands 2021 hosted by Blessington Sailing Club. Teams travelled from as far north as Cushendall in Northern Ireland and as far south as Cork. The West was also well…
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta has received 94 entries so far for the Open Cruiser Championship (8th – 11th July 2021) on Dublin Bay
Entries for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) are beyond expectations for July's event giving organisers the opportunity to close the entry system at the end of April to review the 320 boats received so far. Ireland's biggest regatta on Dublin…
An RS Aero downwind sailing
It will come as no surprise to RS Aero owners that dinghy historian David 'Dougal' Henshaw, picked the RS Aero as the best dinghy to emerge in the last 10 years writes Irish RS Aero Class Chairman Brendan Foley. Commenting…

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