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Irish RS Feva, RS400 & RS200 Dinghy Sailing & Regatta Results
RS Feva dinghy racing at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The RS Feva class is seeking to repeat its great turnout of 38 boats at the 2016 Greystones Sailing Club hosted National Championships. 'There is no reason why we can’t achieve similar numbers at our events this year', according to…
Ex–Topper sailors Edie Thorup and Emma Keane from Blessington Sailing Club, participants in the RS200 Training Camp at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
The RS 200 fleet enjoyed great conditions at the Royal St George YC at the weekend. Olympian Saskia Tidey – just back from racing at Miami Olympic Classes Regatta –  gave an intensive weekend's coaching. Tidey, now the team GBR 49erFX…
Eight new RS200s have arrived over the winter into Cork Harbour
The Irish RS200 class association has announced Olympian Saskia Tidey has agreed to coach the Irish fleet for an ISA-supported class training weekend on Feb 4/5 at the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. Saskia competed for Ireland…
Members of Ireland’s RS fleet in action
#RS200 - Friendship is key to keeping Ireland’s youth dinghy sailing classes alive, according to this year’s All Ireland Champion sailor Alex Barry. Speaking to Afloat.ie ahead of January’s RS200 open days at the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Barry laments…
RS Dinghies at the INSS league. See video below.
Eight RS dinghies made it on the water at Dun Laoghaire Harbour for the first of a five one day monthly race days 'Super Series' hosted by the Irish National Sailing Club working closely with the RS Committee. The series…
RS400s racing off Schull in West Cork
33 RS’s travelled to Schull last weekend to battle for the National title. The event, kindly sponsored by Centra, saw 10 races completed for each class across two race courses with sailors experiencing the perfect mix of conditions. IRO Alan…
40 RS400s are expected for the Schull–based national championships
With only three days to go, excitement is building for the 2016 RS200 & RS400 Irish National Championships in Schull, West Cork. The event, hosted by the Fastnet Marine Outdoor Education Centre will see a fleet of 40 RS400s and…
RS 'King Of The Liffey' Success At Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club
Saturday 13th of August saw Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club hosted its first ever dinghy event as the RS200’s and RS400’s competed for “The King of the Liffey” title which was run as part of the club’s annual Regatta.With a…
Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club on the Liffey will host an RS Sprint event as part of its annual regatta
Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club hosts it’s first ever dinghy open event as part of their annual regatta. The combined RS fleets, the RS200’s & RS400’s, will race the "King of the Liffey Open Sprint Event" on Saturday the 13th…
RS Elite racing in Strangford at the UK Nationals
After having successfully launched 20 RS Elites with the club crane on Wednesday, the event organisers could breathe a sigh of relief that they hadn’t dropped anyone! Wednesday night consisted of introducing our English visitors to Oysters and Guinness followed…
RS Feva racing at Greystones Sailing Club this week attracted a fleet of 38–boats, a big improvement on 2015
Royal St. George Yacht Club under–19 pairing Henry Start and Morgan Devine were the winners of the RS Feva Nationals at Greystones Sailing Club yesterday. The Dubliners finished on the same points as under–14 Welsh visitors Eddie and Kevin Farrell…
An RS Elite start line at the Carrickfergus Irish National Championships
The RS Elite Irish Nationals has just taken place, hosted this year by Carrickfergus Sailing Club. With brisk conditions and a lumpy sea, Holywood man Simon Brien Championship win was an impressive affair.There was stiff competition from Stephen Polly, and…
Part of the 38–boat fleet of RS Fevas waiting for wind on the second day of the National Championships at Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow
The Irish RS Feva class were left waiting for wind on the second day of the National Championships at Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow today. Racing was cancelled at lunch time with little prospect of breeze for the remainder…
The Irish RS Feva national championships fleet launch for its first race at Greystones Sailing Club today
A rejuvenated Irish RS Feva fleet mustered nearly 40 boats for its national championships at Greystones Sailing Club in County Wicklow today. After three races in a blustery 18–knots, Welsh youth visitors Eddie and Kevin Farrell of Llandudno Sailing Club…
An RS400 crew capsized at the Sligo based Western championships
The next event on the circuit for the RS fleet is the Waterways Ireland Inland championships, being hosted by Lough Ree Yacht Club, on 23rd and 24th of July, All three fleets will be taking part in what was one…
Dun Laoghaire's Owen and Gina Laverty racing in the RS400 in Sligo
The Irish RS400 fleet took its first foray into the North West last weekend, dipping their toes, and in many cases their heads, in the strangely mild waters of Sligo Bay. Sligo Yacht Club, under the watchful eye of Mick…

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