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Next Stop Royal North Ireland After RS Elite Stadium Cup
#rselite – Next stop for the RS Elite Class is the Brewin Dolphin sponsored National Championships, this year hosted by the Royal North of Ireland YC on Belfast Lough, home of the largest RS Elite fleet but before that regatta…
NI Girls Gilmore & Fekkes Finish Feva Worlds in 41st
#feva – Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes have finished 41st overall, a drop of eight places in the closing stages of the regatta, counting a poor result in the penultimate race in a massive 171–boat fleet. There was a splendid…
Irish RS Feva Sailors in Gold Fleet Finish
#Feva – On the final day of the RS Feva World Championship 2013, Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes from Northern Ireland lie 33rd over all in the 171–boat fleet.  The penultimate day of racing at the RS Feva World…
RS Feva Pair Gilmore & Fekkes Move into 33rd Place at World Champs
#feva – Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes from Strangfrod Lough jumped 20 places to 33rd at the 171–boat RS Feva World Championship playing out in the waters off the Compagnia della vela Grosseto until Friday, July 26th. A very…
RS Feva Irish Girls Duo In Top Third at Italian Worlds
#rsfeva – Three races held in winds of up to 13 knots at the first day's competition at the RS Feva World Championship 2013 hosted by the Compagnia della vela Grosseto leave Ireland's Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes in 50th…
Irish Girls Take on the World at RS Feva Champs in Tuscany
#rsfevaworlds – There is only one Irish entry in a fleet of 173 RS Fevas but the strong Northern Ireland girls pairing of Laura Gilmore and Molly Fekkes from Strangford Lough YC will be formidable opposition for reigning World Champions, Leonardo Stocchero & Gianluca Virgenti,…
RS Titles Decided in Record Breaking Turnout on Belfast Lough
#RS – A record breaking turnout of 72 RS dinghies descended on Belfast Lough for the three day Irish Nationals and Euro-Cup making it one of the biggest dinghy sailing events to be held in the country this year. The…
Over 40 Boats for Belfast Irish RS 400 Nationals
#rs – A fleet of 42 RS400s,  thought to be the largest turnout at a single event by a one design fleet in Ireland in 2013,  is testament to the enthusiasm of the locals, and the buoyant travelling attitudes of…
RS Sailors Heading for Greystones & Coleraine for Sprint & 24-Hour Fixtures
#rs – This coming weekend will see the next series of racing for the RS fleets in Ireland, with the annual Sprint event. This event was previously a season closer in Dun Laoghaire Harbour, now moves to this earlier slot,…
Dun Laoghaire RS400 Pair Take Eurocup Race Win in Brittany
#rssailing – Dun Laoghaire pair Roger O'Gorman and ex Laser Olympic campaigner Roger Craig took an impressive win today at the RS400 Eurocup in Carnac, Brittany. The pair are one of two Irish boats flying the flag in the 25…
RS400, RS200 & RS Feva 2013 Royal St George Easterns
The three RS classes battled it out last weekend at the Seapoint end of Dublin Bay for the season's first event, the Eastern Championships. The event attracted a total entry of thirty five boats with nineteen RS400's, eleven RS200's and…
Royal St. George Hosts First RS Sailing Event of 2013
#rs – The curtain raiser for the 2013 RS Classes traveller series takes place this weekend on Dublin Bay as The Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is set to host the 2013 RS Eastern Championships.The RS200 &…
Places Filling Fast for 2013 RS Feva Worlds
#RSFeva - Entries for the 2013 RS Feva Worlds in Tuscany broke the 100 mark on Friday 1 February, as Yachts and Yachting reports. More than five months remain till the start of the event at Marina di Grosetto, which…
RS100 Single-Hander Dinghy Awarded ISAF Class Status
#rssailing – Since the RS100's launch in 2010 it has been the world's fastest growing performance single handed class. Numbers have built rapidly across the globe and in November at the ISAF Annual Conference in Dublin the RS100 was awarded…
Irish RS Fleets Announce 2013 Fixture List & Websites
#rssailing – Following the success of the 2012 season where the Dun Laoghaire and Cork based Fevas joined the big sisters' RS200/400 regattas at a joint Nationals, the class hope to introduce the younger Northern Irish sailors to the thrill…
Sportsmanship to the Fore at Dun Laoghaire RS Sprint Event
#rssailing – There was just a whisper of a building breeze as RS fleet launched from the George slip into a rather becalmed Dun Laoghaire harbour. Activity in the harbour built with the breeze during the afternoon with junior winter…

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