2018 RS Elite Cowes Report – Steady Growth

2018 RS Elite Cowes Report – Steady Growth

2017 saw the arrival of a fifth RS Elite whose owner is a permanent resident on the Isle of Wight, the Cowes Fleet’s second such indigenous owner, thereby helping to fly the flag at intra-week regattas and not just at weekends, boosting the Class’ profile....
2018 RS Elite Cowes Report – Steady Growth

2017 RS Elite Cowes Training Day Report

On Saturday 6th May, members of the growing Cowes fleet of RS Elites benefited from a day’s coaching by Mark Rushall, the highly respected sailing coach and author, who was most recently Team Strategist for the British Sailing Team’s campaign for their...
2018 RS Elite Cowes Report – Steady Growth

2016/17 RS Elite Cowes Fleet Report

2016 was decidedly a year of lows and highs – two Elites were lost in the January 2016 Cowes fire but were quickly replaced with new ones by their enthusiastic owners (notably numbers 100 and 101), whilst a rare second-hand one was also purchased by a Cowes...

Convincing win for No Riff Raff at AAM Cowes Week 2016

Saturday 6 August – Friday 12 August 2016 With the Tri-Handled Trophy settled on Tuesday when Charlie and Julia Egerton-Warburton did their utmost to drown the competitors in Champagne at the prize giving, racing continued apace for the 20 strong RS Elite fleet...

RS Elite Cowes Week 2016 – Tri-Handled Trophy

Saturday 6 August – Monday 9 August 2016 Twenty RS Elites competed for the inaugural edition of the Tri-Handled Trophy over the first four days of Cowes Week. The magnificent gilt-lined silver Victorian cup, hallmarked in 1864, was donated earlier this year by...

New RS Elite ‘Tri-handled Trophy’ for Cowes Week

Charlie, Julia and Piers Egerton-Warburton, have donated a handsome, gilt-lined silver trophy to the RS Elite class in memory of Marcus, their son, who passed away tragically in 2008 aged 14. Charlie explained that the name of their family Elite had been lifted from a...