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Rutland SC closed until 30 April
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RS Eurocup Carnac Cancelled


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Posted: 17/03/2020 19:51:00
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RS Class Association Events Postponed


It is with regret that the RS Class Association, in conjunction with the host clubs, announces that all RS Class Association events scheduled to take place up to and including the Easter bank holiday weekend, 13th April, are postponed.
Posted: 17/03/2020 13:44:00
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Stewartby Winter Open, Nationals Entry Open


Get yourself RS300 sailing ready…
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RYA RS300 Class Association Survey Results In!


Now the hard work begins…
Posted: 04/03/2020 13:03:00
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The Volvo Noble Marine RS100 and RS300 National Championships are declared open!


A warm welcome at South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club, Abersoch awaits visiting RS100s and RS300s from across the UK and beyond, in the 10th Anniversary Year for the RS100. 17th-20th Sept 2020. Enter now, pay later.
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Rooster RS Custom Kit at Dinghy Show


This weekend at the RYA Dinghy Show 29 Feb – 1 March
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2020 RS300 Rooster National Tour on the starting blocks…


RS300 Winter Open at Stewartby WSC 14-15 March
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RS300 Winter Open at Stewartby WSC


14-15 March, Rooster RS300 National Tour event number one!
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RS300 Rooster National Tour


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I’ll sea you on the start line…
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Posted: 21/12/2019 21:37:00
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Posted: 20/12/2019 09:26:00
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Members’ survey opens on Fri 20 Dec!


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Posted: 17/12/2019 21:15:00
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Harry McVicar is your RS300 2019 Rooster National Tour Champion!


Congratulations to Harry McVicar and all the sailors who raced their RS300 on the tour. Thank you very much to Rooster for sponsoring our 2019 RS300 Rooster National Tour!
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Prestwick SC15
Aldenham SC9
Alton Water6
Hykeham SC6
Warsash SC6
Draycote Water SC4
Stewartby Water Sports 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
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
Blessington Sailing Club0
Bough Beech SC0
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 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
Dell Quay SC0
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
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
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 SC0
Minorca Sailing0
Monteynard ACTV0
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
Quiberon ASNQ0
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 YC0
Royal Tay YC0
Royal Torbay YC0
Royal Windermere YC0
Rush SC0
Saint-Suliac CNR0
Salcombe YC0
Saltash SC0
Scaling Dam SC0
Scharendijke, NED0
Shoreham SC0
Shustoke Sailing Club0
Snettisham Beach SC0
South Caernarvonshire YC0
South Cerney SC0
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
Stonehaven YC0
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
Weston SC0
Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy0
Weymouth SC0
Whitstable YC0
Wimbleball SC0
Wormit Boating Club0
Yarmouth SC0
YC Carnac, Brittany0
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Attenborough SC
Bala Sailing Club
Ballyholme YC
Black Rock YC
Burnham on Crouch Sailing Club
Burnham SC
Cercle Nautique de Loctudy
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
Lipno Lake, Hrdoňov
Lipno, Czech Republic
Llandudno SC
Loch Earn SC
Loch Tay SC
Mayflower 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

Dave Acres 2015


Profile:
Started sailing a Heron at Cookham Reach on the River Thames when I was 9 and loved it. Then sailed a topper on the sea at Bosham where my Grandparents lived. Mine was fibreglass, before polypropylene was invented. Did my first Nationals in the Topper at Bognor and realised just how much fun big waves were. That was followed by an OK (with wooden mast and boom) and then one of those modern Laser thingies. Did lots of club and youth racing with Glyn Charles who was close mate and taught me a lot. He won the Laser Nationals at 18. Went to Kingston Poly and got into team racing in Larks. Learnt to drink and won the BPSA team racing Championships. Came 12 in the Lark Nationals as a student and then started sailing Laser 2s with Lea (now wife). Managed a 12th at the Laser 2 Worlds (~200 boats) and 5th at the Nationals. Also raced Laser 5000s, RS600s & 700s and then moved on to the 300 in 2009. Easily the best boat so far.


Tips:

Don’t take unnecessary risks. It is best to stay upright. Same rule applies when drinking. Don’t do the Yard of Ale (unless you can do it without pouring all over yourself). It rarely pays to bang corners (unless you’re last). Stay inside the lay lines and try and be on the favoured tack as soon as possible. If it’s windy use lots of kicker and keep the boat, flat and fast. There is always something new to learn so try different things and see if you start going faster than the guys around you.

Remember, ‘Bars’ are good. Good for waves, good for drinking and good for chocolate. Get well acquainted with your bar. You may well get caught in one with Mr Bolland, so acclimatise your body. Stay up late the week before the Nationals and drink a large range of beverages. Practice the Boom of Doom or Mast of Disaster with your mates. Always start a championship with a full breakfast or a good bacon butty and don’t drink lager unless you can burp.

Good luck and look forward to sailing against you all at the Nationals next year. Dave

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