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More information on Fresh Rooster RS Class Association branded kit for 2019

Fresh Rooster RS Class Association branded kit for 2019


Rep the class while you’re out on the water
Posted: 24/05/2019 10:49:00
More information on Notts County This Weekend 25-26 May

Notts County This Weekend 25-26 May


RS300 Rooster National Tour Event number three
Posted: 22/05/2019 11:56:00
More information on Notts County 25-26 May

Notts County 25-26 May


The clock is counting down until your next RS300 Rooster National Tour Event…
Posted: 13/05/2019 14:40:00
More information on Heather's Leaving Do!

Heather's Leaving Do!


All RS Sailors, supporters and families, past and present are cordially invited to join us at Lymington Town Sailing Club on Saturday 8th June
Posted: 07/05/2019 12:19:00
More information on RS Sprints Results and Photos!

RS Sprints Results and Photos!


Great racing captured in fab photos by Peter Fothergill. See it all here...
Posted: 30/04/2019 21:32:00
More information on RS Sprints this weekend!  Don’t miss out – come and enter in person at registration!  RS Games clothing sale too!

RS Sprints this weekend! Don’t miss out – come and enter in person at registration! RS Games clothing sale too!


RS Sprint Champs at Rutland SC 27-28 April
Posted: 25/04/2019 10:31:00
More information on The RS Sprints is racing towards us!

The RS Sprints is racing towards us!


RS Sprint Champs at Rutland SC 27-28 April
Posted: 04/04/2019 14:59:00
More information on It’s sunny out there so let’s go sailing at the RS Sprints!

It’s sunny out there so let’s go sailing at the RS Sprints!


RS Sprint Champs at Rutland SC 27-28 April
Posted: 28/03/2019 11:42:00
More information on South Cerney Report!

South Cerney Report!


Full event coverage of Rooster RS300 National Tour event number one here
Posted: 21/03/2019 09:30:00
More information on High winds and high spirits at South Cerney!

High winds and high spirits at South Cerney!


Results and photos here now. Report incoming…
Posted: 18/03/2019 10:57:00
More information on South Cerney this Weekend!

South Cerney this Weekend!


RS300 Spring Open 16-17 March 19 at South Cerney SC, RS300 Rooster National Tour event number one
Posted: 14/03/2019 11:16:00
More information on Hurry!  Hurry!  Hurry!  Get your RS300 ready for its first RS300 Rooster National Tour outing!

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Get your RS300 ready for its first RS300 Rooster National Tour outing!


RS300 Spring Open 16-17 March 19 at South Cerney SC
Posted: 06/03/2019 12:23:00
More information on First RS300 Rooster National Tour Event of 2019 incoming!

First RS300 Rooster National Tour Event of 2019 incoming!


RS300 Spring Open 16-17 March 19 at South Cerney SC NOT TO BE MISSED!
Posted: 20/02/2019 22:02:00
More information on South Cerney SC To Host First RS300 Rooster National Tour Event!

South Cerney SC To Host First RS300 Rooster National Tour Event!


RS300 Spring Open 16-17 March 19 at South Cerney SC
Posted: 29/01/2019 11:13:00
More information on And they’re off!  RS300s into 2019…

And they’re off! RS300s into 2019…


2019 Calendar, 2018 End of Year Report, RS300 DVD on sale, coaching cancelled
Posted: 17/01/2019 10:09:00
More information on COACHING: BOOKING DEADLINE TONIGHT 0001hrs Wed 16 Jan!

COACHING: BOOKING DEADLINE TONIGHT 0001hrs Wed 16 Jan!


RS300 coaching with George Cousins 23-24 Feb. RS300 2018 End of Year Report! Inlands at Stewartby WSC date change…
Posted: 15/01/2019 11:21:00
More information on Entry Open for RS Summer Regatta, including RS500 UK Nationals and RS400 Southerns - 8/9 June, Lymington Town SC

Entry Open for RS Summer Regatta, including RS500 UK Nationals and RS400 Southerns - 8/9 June, Lymington Town SC


The Rooster RS Summer Regatta, incorporating the RS500 UK Nationals and RS400 Southern Championships is set to be a whopper! Supported by Harken UK and RS Sailing, the following fleets are invited - RS100, RS300, RS400, RS500, RS600, RS800.
Posted: 14/01/2019 12:22:00
More information on COACHING: BOOKING DEADLINE WED 16 JAN

COACHING: BOOKING DEADLINE WED 16 JAN


RS300 coaching with George Cousins 23-24 Feb If seven boats have not booked by 0001hrs Wed 16 Jan this coaching weekend will be cancelled
Posted: 11/01/2019 12:39:00
More information on Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


We look forward to seeing you on the water in 2019! Coaching 23-24 Feb 2019!
Posted: 19/12/2018 10:13:00
More information on 2019 RS300 CALENDAR: Coaching, Racing, Fun

2019 RS300 CALENDAR: Coaching, Racing, Fun


Book yourself up for a lively RS300 2019!
Posted: 05/12/2018 21:59:00

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ClubFleet Size
Clubs with fleet values entered
Prestwick SC15
Aldenham SC9
Alton Water6
Hykeham SC6
Warsash SC6
Draycote Water SC4
Stewartby Watersports Sailing Club4
Emsworth3
Milton Keynes SC3
Whitefriars SC3
Bartley SC2
Brightlingsea SC2
Bristol Corinthian YC2
Christchurch SC2
Coniston SC2
Glossop SC2
Great Yarmouth & Gorleston SC2
Notts County SC2
Waveney and Oulton YC2
Yorkshire Dales SC2
Blackwater SC1
Bowmoor SC1
Burghfield SC1
Chew Valley Lake SC1
East Lothian YC1
Hawley Lake SC1
Helensburgh SC1
Island Barn SC1
Northampton SC1
Oxford SC1
Plymouth Youth Sailing, Mount Batten Centre1
Rutland SC1
Silverwing SC1
South Cerney SC1
Teignmouth YC1
Towy Boat Club1
Aberdeen & Stonehaven YC0
Aldeburgh YC0
Aquavitesse, The Netherlands0
Arun YC0
ASN Quiberon0
Bala Lake SC0
Balitmore SC0
Bassenthwaite SC0
Beer SC0
Bewl Valley SC0
Bexhill SC0
Bough Beech SC0
Brading Haven0
Brading Haven YC0
Brancaster Staithe SC0
Brassemermeer, NED0
Brighton SC0
Brixham YC0
Brno0
Broadstairs SC0
Budworth SC0
Calshot SC0
Cardiff Bay YC0
CARRICKFERGUS SAILING CLUB0
Carsington Sailing Club0
Carsington SC0
Castle Cove SC0
Chanonry SC0
Chester SC0
Chichester YC0
Club Nautic St. Feliu de Guixols0
Club Nautique de Rennes0
Coleraine Yacht Club0
Colico, Lake Como0
Combs SC0
County Antrim Yacht Club0
Cushendall Sailing & Boating Club0
Dalgety Bay SC0
Datchet Water SC0
Datchet Water SC0
Dell Quay SC0
Dittisham Sailing Club0
Dittisham Sailing Club0
Dittisham Sailing Club0
DOSC Dubai Offshore SC0
Dovey YC0
Downs SC0
Durleigh SC0
Eastbourne Sovereign SC0
Elton SC0
Emberton Park S C0
Exe SC0
Filey SC0
Fisherrow YC0
Fishers Green SC0
Frensham Pond SC0
Grafham Water SC0
Grafham Water SC0
Gurnard SC0
Hardway Sailing Club0
Haversham SC0
Hayling Island SC0
Hickling Broad SC0
Highcliffe SC0
Hillhead SC0
Hythe & Saltwood SC0
Invergordon Boating Club0
Island Barn Reservoir SC0
Isle of Man YC0
Itchenor SC0
Killaloe Sailing Club0
King George SC0
La Baule, France0
La Bruinisse, the Netherlands0
Lake Lipno - Cerna v Posumavi Czech Republic0
Lake Lipno - Lipno nad Vltavou Czech Republic0
Lancing Sailing Club0
Lancing SC0
Langstone Sailing club0
Largo Bay SC0
Largs SC0
Lee on the Solent SC0
Leigh & Lowton SC0
Leigh on Sea SC0
Lipno lake, Cerna v Posumavi0
Llandegfedd SC0
Loch Lomond SC0
Loch Tummel SC0
Lochaber YC0
Locks SC0
Lough Ree YC0
Lyme Regis SC0
Lymington Town SC0
Machacsky Za0
Machacsky Zapich0
Machovo Jezero Czech Republic0
Maidenhead SC0
Manor Park SC0
Marconi Sailing Club0
Margate YC0
Medemblik SC0
Medway YC0
Mengham Rythe SC0
Middle Nene Sailing Club0
Minorca Sailing0
Mounts Bay SC0
Mudeford SC0
Nechranice0
Netley SC0
Newhaven & Seaford SC0
Nieuwpoort0
North Devon YC0
Nove Mlyny0
Nove Mlyny Czech Republic0
Pagham YC0
Paignton SC0
Papercourt SC0
Parkstone YC0
Pembrokeshire YC0
Pennine SC0
Penzance SC0
Percuil SC0
Pevensey Bay SC0
Port Dinorwic SC0
Port Edgar YC0
Portchester SC0
Porthpean SC0
Portishead Yacht & Sailing Club0
Portsmouth SC0
Praha Czech Republic0
Queen Mary SC0
Reeuwijkse Plas, NED0
Restronguet SC0
Royal Brighton YC0
Royal Findhorn YC0
Royal Forth YC0
Royal Harwich Yacht Club0
Royal Lymington YC0
Royal North of Ireland yacht Club0
Royal North of Ireland YC0
Royal Tay YC0
Royal Torbay YC0
Royal Windermere YC0
Rush Sailing Club 0
Salcombe YC0
Saltash SC0
Scaling Dam SC0
Scharendijke, NED0
Shoreham SC0
Shustoke Sailing Club0
Snettisham Beach SC0
South Caernarvonshire YC0
South Shields SC0
South Windermere SC0
Spinnaker SC0
St Andrews SC0
St Ives SC0
St Marys Loch SC0
St Mawes SC0
Starcross SC0
Starcross YC0
Staunton Harold SC0
Stockholm RS800 Group0
Stokes Bay SC0
Stone SC0
Strangford Lough0
Sully SC0
Sunderland Yacht Club0
Swanage SC0
Tata Steel SC0
Tees & Hartlepool Yacht Club0
Tenby SC0
Thornbury SC0
Thorney Island SC0
Travemunder Woche0
Tynemouth Sailing Club0
Ullswater YC0
Up River Yacht Club0
Velka Darko Czech Republic0
Waldringfield0
Wangi Wangi NSW0
Weir Wood SC0
Welton Sailing Club0
Wembley SC0
West Kirby Sailing Club0
West Kirby Sailing Club0
Weston SC0
Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy0
Weymouth SC0
Whitstable YC0
Wimbleball SC0
Wormit Boating Club0
Yarmouth SC0
YC Carnac, Brittany0
Clubs with No values entered
Attenborough SC
Bala Sailing Club
Ballyholme YC
Black Rock YC
Burnham on Crouch Sailing Club
Burnham SC
Cercle Nautique de Loctudy
Circolo vela Bellano
Circolo vela Torbole
Club Nautic D'Arenys de Mar, Spain
Club Nutic SArenal, Mallorca
Cumbraes SC
Delph SC
Derwent Reservoir SC
Dun Laoghaire
Felpham SC
Findhorn SC
Fraglia vela Riva
Galway Bay SC
Gottskar Sweden
Gravedona, Lake Como
Greystones SC
Hollingworth SC
Howth YC
Hyeres
International Sailing Center, Medemblik
L'Estartit, Spain
Lac du Der
Lac du Monteynard, France
Lake Lipno, Prague
Langstone Harbour SC
Lipno Lake, Hrdoňov
Lipno, Czech Republic
Llandudno SC
Loch Earn SC
Loch Tay SC
Mayflower SC
Middle Nene SC
Nieuwpoort Havengeul
Penarth SC
Poole Yacht Club
Pwllheli SC
Roadford SC
Royal Corinthian Yacht Club Burnham on Crouch
Royal Cork YC
Royal Cornwall YC
Schull, West Cork
Segelsallskapet Kaparen, Gottskar, Sweden
Seglergemeinschaft am Muggelsee e.V. BERLIN
Sheffield Viking SC
St Raphael
The Netherlands, Venue t.b.c.
W.V. Aalsmeer

Champions Profile

Champions Profile


Profile:
Dave Acres

Like Mr Bolland I started sailing in a Heron at Cookham on the River Thames with my Mum when I was 9, and loved it. Roll tacking and Gybing up the bank with the wind going round in circles was a great way to learn. At some point (my memory is faded) I became the Southern Area Junior champion. I also sailed a topper on the sea at Bosham where my Grandparents lived. Mine was fibreglass rather than a modern plastic one.  I did a Nationals at Bognor and realised just how much fun waves were. That was followed by an OK (with wood mast and boom) and then one of those really modern Laser thingies. Did lots of club sailing and was lucky to race against Glyn Charles who also sailed at Bosham. He won the Laser Nationals at 18 and taught me a lot. Went to Kingston Poly and got into team racing in Larks. Did some serious drinking and won the BPSA team racing Championships. BUSA was a separate event for clever folk at University. Came 12 in the Lark Nationals as a student and then started sailing Laser 2's with my girlfriend (now wife). Best place was 12th at the Laser 2 Worlds and 5th at the Nationals. Also raced Laser 5000's, RS600's & 700's and then found the 300 which is easily the best boat for harbour racing. 



Tips:
Winning Tip
Try not to take risks and where possible stay out of trouble. Don't bang corners unless you're really sure there is only one way to go and then stay inside the laylines. Make use of the full range of rig controls to try and get the boat fast, flat and balanced. Practice and try different things with other 300 mates. There is always something new to learn and I know I could go much faster given the time. My boat handling is no where near where it should be and nor is my fitness so my challenge for next year is to set some goals to try and improve these areas.

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