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Record 16 RS Dinghies For DMYC Frostbites In Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#dmycfrostbites – Sunday morning dawned bright and sunny, with a gusty 15 knots in Dun Laoghaire harbour writes Marty O'Leary. A record 16 RS dinghies gathered on the startline for the first race of the series of the DMYC frostbites,…
RS400s Take to Belfast Lough for Royal North Series
#rssailing – 13 RS 400s came to the Royal North of Ireland line yesterday, with boats coming from Cushendall, Dublin and Ballyholme. The RNIYC series runs for another six weeks, breaking for Christmas, then starting again for 12 weeks as…
RS 400, 200 & Feva Dinghy Finale Hits A High Note at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#rssailing – The Royal Cork Yacht Club was buzzing at the weekend, with what was a great precursor to next year's dinghy week. The RS fleets were in town for their final event of what has been a bumper Irish…
Galway Bay Sailing Showcases 60–Boat RS Nationals
#rssailing – Sixty one Feva's, RS200's and RS400's descended on Galway Bay Sailing Club (GBSC) from the 8th to the 10th of August to compete in what was each class's 2014 National Championships writes RS Ireland Class communication officer David Rose. This organisational…
RS Feva World Championships 2014, Five Nations in Top Ten
#rsfeva – The 2014 RS Feva World Championships went off with a bang in true RS Feva style with 184 RS Fevas, 368 sailors and hundreds of parents, siblings and supporters descended on Yacht Club de Carnac, in Brittany for…
#rs400 – Royal St. George's Emmet Ryan is lying sixth in a fleet of 45 at the RS400 EuroCup at Fraglia del Garda, Italy after three races. Ryan, sailing with Jay Stacy, counts a 9, 6 , 6 at the Italian…
RS Dinghy Fleets Descend on Lough Ree for Western Champs
#rssailing – A whopping 98 RS sailors across the three fleets took part in a glorious if slightly windless Westerns in Lough Ree last weekend, comprising 24 400s, 14 200s and 11 fevas writes Heather King.Many boats arrived on the…
Brien's 'Full Marks' Crew Win RS Elite Irish Championships on Strangford Lough
#rselite – Strangford Lough Yacht Club were hosts over the 28th-29th June for the 2014 Cardinal Analytics RS Elite Irish Championships writes Mark Fletcher. This was the first Irish championship to be held outside Belfast Lough, due to the newly…
Sunshine on Strangford Lough for RS Northern Dinghy Championships
#RSsailing – Normally you have to drive for a couple of days with an overnight ferry and a long slow tunnel through a montagne to get sailing conditions like those enjoyed by the RS fleets at Strangford Lough, this weekend.…
214 Recorded Finishes at Ballyholme YC's Irish RS Sprint Championships
#rs – Some statistics from the Irish RS Sprint Championships 2014 at Ballyholme YC  last weekend. 46 individual competitors (including Neill Strain's swaps), 40 Flight Starts, 214 recorded finishes, 490 individual hoists and drops (taking out DNFs etc), and a…
European Demo for RS Aero Dinghy Begins
#rsaero – Having already debuted in Ireland, RS Sailing's newest development, the RS Aero, has been in full swing with sailors having their first taste at clubs across the country during a UK demo tour. The much hyped new craft is ultra-light and…
New 'M Type' Courses for RS400 & 200 Dinghy Sprint Champs at Ballyholme
#rssailing – With single day entry for busy people, Ballyholme Yacht Club on Belfast lough is pulling out all the stops to make a big success of this month's Irish RS400 and RS 200 Sprint Championships. Staged on Saturday 24th…
First RS Aero Dinghy Purchase for Ireland Goes to Royal St. George YC Sailor on Dublin Bay
#rsaero – 63–year–old Daniel McNelis of the Royal St. George YC is the proud owner of the lastest in dinghy designs following a demo of the ultralight RS Aero dinghy on Dublin Bay earlier this week. McNeilis, an amputee, who…
'RS400 Explosion of Action and Enthusiasm', A 'Newbie' Comments
#rssailing – David Rose, a new member of the RS class, sends these comments on the weekend's Eastern Championships at Greystones. As one of the new members of the RS400 class in Ireland, and someone who has not sailed a…
RS Sailors Tested at Greystones Eastern Championships
#rssailing – The first event of the season proved to be a testing one for all. After the first days squally conditions which saw the Fevas getting in only one race the Sunday dawned relatively benign. Overall results are available to…
'Survival Mode' at Greystones Harbour RS Sailing Event in Breezy Conditions
#rssailing – Launching at Greystones Harbour was a sight and sound to behold at 11 yesterday for the first day of the RSEasterns, with both slips operational and the beach in use too. 55 RS dinghies were registered and almost…

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