International Grand Prix postponed until 2022

International Grand Prix postponed until 2022

The RS Elite Association have announces that, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix, incorporating the UK National Championships, has been postponed. Originally scheduled to be held at the Royal Yacht Squadron from 9th to...
Brewin Dolphin announced as headline sponsor

Brewin Dolphin announced as headline sponsor

Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix The RS Elite Association is pleased to announce Brewin Dolphin as the Headline Sponsor for the Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix, to be held at the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes from 9th to 12th July 2020. ...
RS Elite end of season report 2019

RS Elite end of season report 2019

Competition in the RS Elite fleet was wide open in 2019 with three different winners of Grand Slam Trophy events. Mike McIntyre and crew sailing Foudafafa won the UK National Championship, Russell Peters and Crew sailing Riff Raff won the Southern Area Championship...
International Grand Prix 2020 – Save the Date

International Grand Prix 2020 – Save the Date

RS Elite International Grand PrixHosted by The Royal Yacht SquadronCowes, Isle of Wight, UKThursday 9 July to Sunday 12 July 2020Incorporating the UK National Championship Set to be the largest RS Elite Regatta to date with a target of 60 boats on the start line A...
RS Elite Eastern Area Championship 2019

RS Elite Eastern Area Championship 2019

Paul Fisk, Caroline Fisk and Richard Tucker repeated their Cowes Week success at the 2019 RS Elite Eastern Area Championship held on the 24– 26 August as part of Burnham Week. RS Elite 110 Legs Eleven won all six races to take the RS Elite Jeremy Rogers Trophy for the...
Irish National Championship 2019 Royal Ulster YC

Irish National Championship 2019 Royal Ulster YC

Close racing, tight finishes & plenty of place changing were the order of the day over the two days of the Charles Hurst, Jaguar Land Rover sponsored RS Elite Irish Championship.Day 1:With light airs forecast for Sunday four excellent races were held on Saturday...
RS Elites at Chichester Harbour Race Week 2019

RS Elites at Chichester Harbour Race Week 2019

Ossie Stewart’s More T Vicar (RS Elite 67) decisively won the RS Elite event in Chichester Harbour Race Week, the rebranded Chichester Harbour Federation  Week.  The Elites sailed six races on the middle thee days of the event, sailing windward-leeward courses in...
RS Elites at Cowes Week 2019 – overall

RS Elites at Cowes Week 2019 – overall

RS Elite Association chairman Paul Fisk has made a clean sweep of trophies in the RS Elite class in Cowes Week this year, winning the new Chairman’s Flute for the first four days and the Tri-Handled Trophy for the first RS Elite in Cowes Week overall. In what turned...
RS Elite National Championship 2019 Dun Laoghaire – overall

RS Elite National Championship 2019 Dun Laoghaire – overall

The 2019 RS Elite National Championship, held as part of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, produced a nail-biting finish with the final result not decided until the tenth and last race. Mike McIntyre and crew, sailing RS Elite 76 Foudafafa, retained their title as...
RS Elite Southern Area Championship 2019 at BSC

RS Elite Southern Area Championship 2019 at BSC

Although they could have done with a few more knots of breeze on Saturday, eleven RS Elites had two excellent days of racing off Bembridge over the weekend for their South Coast Championships. With the start of the windward/leeward course set close to Janson on...
HISC Whitsun Regatta 2019 sponsored by GJW Direct

HISC Whitsun Regatta 2019 sponsored by GJW Direct

The RS Elite class held its first open event of 2019 as part of Hayling Island Sailing Club’s hugely successful Whitsun Regatta, sponsored by GJW Direct and held over Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of May. The RS Elite event had two races each day, sailed over...
Southern Area Championship at Bembridge SC Preview

Southern Area Championship at Bembridge SC Preview

The RS Elite fleet will hold its first championship event of 2019 at Bembridge Sailing Club. The Southern Area championship will take place over the weekend of 1st and 2nd of June with three races each on the Saturday and Sunday.The club will host a buffet dinner for...
Eastern Area Championship to be held in Burnham Week

Eastern Area Championship to be held in Burnham Week

The RS Elites will be adding a new event to their calendar this year with an Eastern Area Championship held at the beginning of Burnham Week. The event will be held over three days, starting on Friday August 23rd, the day before the official start of Burnham Week....
Stellar RS Elite entry for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta

Stellar RS Elite entry for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta

Stellar RS Elite entry for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta includes Olympic medallists, World and National champions competing for the 2019 UK National Championship – held for the first time as part of a larger event.This year, for the first time, the RS Elite class will...
RS Elite Early Season Report and 2019 Programme

RS Elite Early Season Report and 2019 Programme

The RS Elite fleet had a stellar year in 2018. Highlights of the season included a highly successful National Championship at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht club, a record entry at Lendy Cowes week, a hugely enjoyable Southern Area Championship jointly hosted by Sea...
Crabbers Nip Series at Hayling Island Sailing Club

Crabbers Nip Series at Hayling Island Sailing Club

Ossie Stewart emerged victorious in the Hayling Island Sailing Club’s open Crabber’s Nip autumn/winter series for RS Elites. This was a very fitting result since the Crabber’s Nip trophy was originally presented by Ossie and is named after the...
RS Elite late season report December 2018

RS Elite late season report December 2018

2018 has been an active season for the RS Elite class with well-attended open events throughout the British Isles and an active racing scene at club level. Internationally a new fleet is becoming established in Italy, with two boats being purchased by owners in the...
Ground breaking National Championship 2019

Ground breaking National Championship 2019

RS Elite Association publishes preliminary programme for ground breaking 2019 National Championship as part of the hugely popular Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta In 2019 the RS Elite fleet will travel to Ireland to hold its National Championship as part of the popular and...
Eastern Area Championship to be held in Burnham Week

The Princess Caroline Bowl Burnham Week 2018

The Princess Caroline Bowl for RS Elites in this year’s Burnham Week was won by Paul Fisk’s Legs Eleven, RS Elite 110, with two first places and one second, crewed, in addition to Paul, by Caroline Fisk and Richard Tucker. In close second place was...
RS Elite late season report December 2018

RS Elite Chichester Harbour Race Week 2018

Colin Smith and crew sailing RS Elite number 007 Shaken not Stirred emerged as winners of the RS Elite event in 2018 Chichester Harbour Race Week, with Adrian Ward and Crew in Elite 20 Lite Bloo in second place and Freddie Peters and crew in Elite 20 Riff Raff in...