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Irish RS Feva, RS400 & RS200 Dinghy Sailing & Regatta Results
RS Feva sailing at Monkstown Bay Sailing Club
At Monkstown Bay Sailing Club in Cork Harbour on Sunday, RS Feva dinghies raced their club championships. There were six races, with five to count, allowing for one discard. Ten Fexa XLs raced. Ben and Charles Dwyer won the first…
The Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School crews that participated at the RS Feva Easterns at Dun Laoghaire
The RS Feva Class is on the rebound in Dún Laoghaire thanks to the determined efforts of a small group of parents from the waterfront clubs and collaboration with RS Sailing agent MarineServices.ie. Last winter, plans were laid to see…
An RS400 dinghy goes downwind in breeze
In a year that Ireland has hosted the 505, GP14, Fireball, SB20 World championships, some of the other classes have had a quieter year. However, the RS fleet has seen some resurgence with boats changing hands quickly already in late…
RS Feva East Coast Championship winners Mai Hooper & Tom Flannery of the Royal Irish Yacht Club
At the weekend, a fleet of twenty-six boats and fifty-two sailors descended on the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire for the RS Feva East Coast Championships. Race Officer Larry Power delivered six races in sunny sailing conditions over two…
Women at the helm competitors
Irish National Sailing & Powerboat School Instructor Ciara Moore joined colleagues onboard the RS21 for the recent Irish Sailing Women At Helm Regatta. The team was led by Irish National Marine Services RS Sailing Rep Heather Wright and sailed on…
RS Elite Irish Champions Left to Right, Vice Commodore Johnny Millar with Michael Browne, Jane Buchanan and Russell McGovern
The wind forecast didn't show much promise at one-knot max, but given the Lough’s reputation on a good sunny day, which it was last Saturday, a favourable sea breeze could be expected. So race officer, Sam Lynas put up a…
RS Elite racing
It’s a double bill this weekend at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on Belfast Lough where the RS Elite Irish Nationals and the McMillan Shield for Squibs will be held. It has been a busy year for the local…
Young sailors getting to grips with the RS Feva at Ballyholme
Following last weekend’s RS Nationals, Ballyholme Yacht Club hosted the first ever open training session of its kind for RS Fevas with RYA Northern Ireland coaches earlier this week. Eight RS Fevas took to the water for their first training…
Prizewinners at the RS event at Ballyholme Yacht Club
The RS event comprising the National Championship for RS200s and RS400s and the Northerns for RS Fevas, 2000s and Aeros at Ballyholme YC last weekend was judged an outstanding success, particularly in that it attracted many younger sailors and some…
Ballyholme local Liam Glynn racing the RS Aero
It looked as if the RS fleets were in for a drenching on the second day (20th) of the Championship event at Ballyholme with torrential rain for the early part of the morning, then the clouds broke, and the sun…
An RS400 start at Ballyholme Yacht Club
The westerly at Ballyholme Yacht Club on Friday which reached 20 knots at times, delivered exciting racing in a bouncy sea for the RS200 and RS400 fleets on day one of the three-day National Championship in Belfast Lough. It was…
William Findlay and Tom McMeekin in an RS400 dinghy
A lively south-westerly forecast for the start today (19th) of the RS event at Ballyholme should give exciting racing in Belfast Lough for the 48-strong fleet. Racing for the National Championship will be the RS 200s and RS 400s and…
The RS Aero dinghy class will have a two day six-race event on Belfast Lough
Ballyholme Yacht Club will be the venue over the weekend of 19th till 21st August for an RS championship event which organiser Bob Espey hopes will attract around 60 competitors. The event will be held in the waters of Belfast…
Kitty and Lily O’Halloran (right) carry the flag of Ireland on the podium at Weymouth
Irish sisters Kitty and Lily O’Halloran reached the podium twice at the RS Feva Worlds in Weymouth last week. Based in Cornwall, the siblings race under the flag of Ireland — according to their father Donal, they only have Irish…
RS Feva events have become more popular at Dun Laoghaire Harbour with a major emphasis on enjoying the events and having fun
At the beginning of 2022, eager parents from Dun Laoghaire’s waterfront yacht clubs came together to build the RS Feva fleet in the harbour. With a two-year gap for the majority of young sailors and the growth spurt that goes…
The Royal Irish Yacht Club expanded its fleet earlier this year with the addition of eight new Teras into its fleet
The RS Tera fleet in Ireland continues to grow and build on the success of this little boat. The Royal Irish Yacht Club expanded its fleet earlier this year with the addition of eight new Teras into its fleet to…

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