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...
RS Elite Tri-Handled Trophy at Lendy Cowes Week 2018

RS Elite Tri-Handled Trophy at Lendy Cowes Week 2018

RS Elite number 20 Riff Raff has won the Tri-Handled Trophy for the best performing RS Elite in the first four days of Lendy Cowes Week for the second year in succession, skippered this year by Russell Peters whose 14-year-old son Freddie skippered last year when he...
Brewin Dolphin RS Elite UK National Championship 2018

Brewin Dolphin RS Elite UK National Championship 2018

Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club hosted the Brewin Dolphin RS Elite UK National Championships over four days last weekend at Cultra. The Local Club enjoyed, like we all did the glorious weather, with a kind sea breeze to aid very close racing. The fleet of 19...
RS Elite Irish Championship 2018 at Carrickfergus SC

RS Elite Irish Championship 2018 at Carrickfergus SC

Carrickfergus hosted the RS Elite Championship at the weekend. There was strong competition on the start line of a sixteen strong fleet. The Current UK Champion Mike McIntyre on Foudafafa was over from England to get the feel of the local waters before the Brewin...
RS Elite Southern Area Championship 2018 Report

RS Elite Southern Area Championship 2018 Report

This year’s RS Elite Southern Area Championships were held off Seaview last weekend (9th & 10th June). Included in the East Wight Combined Clubs Regatta programme, the organisation and race management was lead by Sea View YC with assistance from Bembridge...
Brewin Dolphin RS Elite UK Nationals Preview

Brewin Dolphin RS Elite UK Nationals Preview

With the 2018 season now well under way the next major event for the RS Elite fleet is the Brewin Dolphin RS Elite UK National Championship which takes place at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club from June 28th to July 1st. The UK Nationals is the second event of...
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