Introducing Jo Hewitson, new class chair

Introducing Jo Hewitson, new class chair

Jo Hewitson became the new chairman of the RS Elite Association in June of this year, with a brief to build on retiring chairman Paul Fisk’s tireless work over the previous five years. As a competitor in the Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix, held...
RS Elites at Chichester Harbour Race Week 2022

RS Elites at Chichester Harbour Race Week 2022

The third and final day of the RS Elite event in Chichester Harbour Race Week brought a second race win for Colin Smith’s Shaken Not Stirred (RS Elite 7) giving a four point led over Ossie Stewart’s More T Vicar (RS elite 67) in the six-race series. Third was Martin...
Not so much a regatta, more a happening

Not so much a regatta, more a happening

NOT SO MUCH A REGATTA, MORE A HAPPENING By John Roberson The Brewin Dolphin RS Elite Grand Prix held in mid-June was a regatta like regattas used to be, great competition on the water, fabulous social scene off the water.  No quarter given or expected afloat, but...
Dear Charlie and the RS Elite Class Members

Dear Charlie and the RS Elite Class Members

27th June 2022 Dear Charlie and the RS Elite Class Members, It’s safe to say, if anyone can put on a fun event, you want Charlie and the Royal Yacht Squadron on your team. We can’t thank you all enough for your generosity throughout the RS International Grand Prix...
I wanted to write personally to thank you

I wanted to write personally to thank you

Ian WyllieFlat 1, Cranford House, Cranford Way, Southampton, SO17 1UE07986 960811 – ian.wyllie@exior.co.uk 14 June 2022 Dear Charlie, I wanted to write personally to thank you for your great efforts to support the Andrew Cassell Foundation through your organisation...
Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix

Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix

Ossie Stewart crewed by his son Tom Stewart and Geoff Carveth, sailing More T Vicar, won the Brewin Dolphin RS Elite International Grand Prix, incorporating the UK National Championship, hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 June. After a...
RS Elite Southern Area Championship 2022

RS Elite Southern Area Championship 2022

Coming just one week before the RS Elite International Grand Prix, many sailors regarded the RS Elite southern Area Championship, held at at Hayling Island Sailing club on 3 to 5 June over the Jubilee Bank Holiday as a warm up for the big event. In addition to the...
2021 RS Elite Irish National Championship

2021 RS Elite Irish National Championship

Paul Fisk and crew sailing RS Elite 110 Legs Eleven, the only visitors from mainland Britain, have won a closely-contested 2021 RS Elite Irish National Championship. Held at Strangford Lough Yacht Club over the weekend of 11th – 12th September, the competitors...
RS Elite Eastern Area Championship 2021

RS Elite Eastern Area Championship 2021

Paul Fisk and crew (Caroline Fisk and Richard Tucker) sailing RS Elite 110 Legs Eleven have won the RS Elite Eastern Area Championship hosted by the Royal Burnham Yacht Club over the Bank Holiday weekend of 28th to 30th August at the beginning of Burnham Week. In an...
RS Elite National Championship 2021 at HISC

RS Elite National Championship 2021 at HISC

Tom Hewitson and crew (Colin Smith and Jo Hewitson) sailing RS Elite 7 Shaken Not Stirred have won the RS Elite National Championship at Hayling Island Sailing Club. The winds on the final day of the event were extremely light and variable and the competitors had to...
RS Elite Southern Area Championship at HISC

RS Elite Southern Area Championship at HISC

​Tom Hewitson and crew in Shaken not Stirred were overall winners in the RS Elite Southern Area Championship held at Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) over the weekend of 10/11 July in what was effectively a dress rehearsal for the National Championship also to be...
RS Elites at the Royal Burnham YC Whitsun Regatta

RS Elites at the Royal Burnham YC Whitsun Regatta

Following a training session laid on by the Class Association in partnership with the Royal Burnham YC on the previous weekend, seven local boats and one visitor put their new skills into practice to take part in the RBYC Whitsun Regatta. The six race series comprised...
RS Elite Spring Regatta at Hayling Island SC

RS Elite Spring Regatta at Hayling Island SC

The RS Elite fleet got off to a low-key but highly competitive start to the 2021 season after having all open events in 2020 cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Hayling Island SC Spring Regatta held on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May should have...
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...
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