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11 Nov 2017
Ollie Groves and Esther Parkhurst/Reg Grayson, Beaver SC

Over 500 RS200 sailors, from N, S, E, W and of course Scotland, took part in the 5 hugely successful RS200 Regional series in 2017.

These tours are organised by our dedicated volunteer regional reps John Teague, Julian Bradley, Jon Ward, Robin Parsons and Matt Morson, with events held at Rs200 strongholds as well as clubs beginning to establish RS200 fleets.

Regional series are a great first step for club sailors, who are encouraged to come along and experience open racing, as...

02 Nov 2017
RS Aero sailing at Northampton

38 RS Aeros arrived at Northampton SC with the promise of some good fresh breezes throughout the weekend. The field was stacked with an RS Aero World Champion, a UK National Champion and two RS Aerocup Italian Champions. Gusts and shifts were the key factor on the race course and some clever risk management was required to try to be in the right place and direction for as much as possible of the time. As the breeze freshened to around 25kns the fleet had an exciting time on the downwind P...

24 Oct 2017
Rooster RS Aerocup

Big breeze and an early start for the final day!

The crisp morning ‘Peler’ mountain breeze from the North had been regularly stronger that the afternoon’s ‘Ora’ from the South and to ensure reliable racing, some good variety and a prompt finish on the final day the call had been made for an 08:30 start, as often is the case at Malcesine.

Early breakfasts were organised and speedy rig up with an air of anticipation as white horses could be spotted in the distance across the...

14 Oct 2017
RS ZEST

RS Sailing launched their latest model in the range during the Southampton Boat Show in September. The RS Zest is a brand new compact boat that delivers more crew space and practical, enjoyable features than older rivals.

Twenty years of experience in the design, production and usage of family, training and club boats lead to a long list of developments that would, together, redefine the practical usage – offering more efficiency for operators and more unintimidating fun for sailors...

03 Oct 2017
Image: Papercourt Sailing Club

The first ever Papercourt Sailing Club  RS Aero open meeting saw a fantastic mix of sailors.  20 entries, 12 clubs from Cornwall to Cambridgeshire, all three rig sizes and all entry categories (juniors, youths, ladies and masters). Papercourt formed Round 7 of the 10 event RS Aero UK Southern Circuit with the series coming to a head this autumn. 

To start the day we had bacon butties whilst Peter Barton gave a 15 minute on-shore coaching session with hints and tips on how to reap the...

30 Sep 2017
RS Zest

The RS Zest is a brand new compact boat for one, two or three sailors that delivers more crew space and practical, enjoyable features than older rivals. It replaces the RS Quba and has been developed by Jo Richards (Pico designer, over 20 years ago) alongside RS Sailing.

After the great success of the RS Quest, RS Sailing are proud to have partnered with Sea Cadets for the development of the RS Zest project. Sea Cadets is a national youth charity that works with 14,000 young people...

25 Sep 2017
RS800 2017 Volvo Noble Marine National Championship

With the overall Championship all but sewn up by Chris Rashley and Billy Vennis-Ozanne, there was still all to play to for many of the teams lower down the order on the fourth and final day of the Volvo Noble Marine RS800 National Championships, not least the battle for 2nd with Pete Barton and Chris Feibusch on equal points with last year’s champions, Luke and Emma McEwen.

A fresher breeze than the previous day and the Easterly flowing tide was throwing up some chop across the race...

15 Sep 2017
RS800 sparkle kites by Sportography.tv

Stokes Bay SC are proud to be the hosts for the 2017 Volvo Noble Marine RS700 and RS800 National Championships to be held from Wednesday 20th until Sunday 24th September

The RS700 and RS800 Class Associations are pleased to once again be generously sponsored by Volvo: http://www.rssailing.com/en/news/volvo-rs-affinity-scheme and Noble Marine: http://www.noblemarine.co.uk/...

03 Sep 2017
Congratulations to Ben Palmer and Amy Seabright, RS200 National Champions!


Congratulations to Ben Palmer and Amy Seabright, RS200 National Champions!


After a fabulous championship with close racing throughout the 100 boat fleet, the final results are

  • RS200 National Champions - Ben Palmer and Amy Seabright
  • Harken Man of the Match - Rory Odell and Josh Bonsey
  • 1st silver - Andrew Brown and Alex Sutcliffe
  • 1st bronze - Kevin...
03 Sep 2017
Day 0 - Magic Marine RS Aero UK National Championship and International Open, Hayling Island

The 2017 RS Aero UK Nationals now has a whopping 109 entries, over a 50% increase on last year! Next year the World Championship comes to the UK at the RS Games in August and the Olympic venue of WPNSA in Weymouth will be prepared for a further large increase when a mass of Internationals adds to these increasing numbers.

The Champs kicked of on Thursday ‘Day 0’ with training by Sam Whaley and Ben Whaley of the British Sailing Team. A thorough tuning and technique briefing lead into...

30 Aug 2017

We are proud to announce a new partnership for the 2017/18 season with Rooster Sailing. Rooster is a fantastic brand that is well-known within the sailing world and has some of the best and most affordable kit on the market. Members of the Rooster RS Aero UK Youth Team will be provided with a bespoke Rooster race bib and jacket. We look forward to working with Rooster both on and off the water to evolve the team further.
Lucy Burn - Rooster Sponsorship: “We are delighted to be...

19 Aug 2017
Volvo Noble Marine RS200 Nationals - Runners sand Riders

Sun (Maybe), Sea (Waves definitely), Sand(Lots of it) and over 200 Competitors head to Tenby for the Volvo Noble Marine RS200 National Championships.

The excitement is palpable as teams gear up for the 100+ strong RS200 National Championships, hosted by the fabulous Tenby SC.   Competition will be as fierce as always both on the water and on the social scene, with a great racing venue and epic evenings planned. 

With less than two weeks to go, a full entry list and...