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More information on End of Seasons Coming Up Soon!

End of Seasons Coming Up Soon!


QMSC 11-12 Nov 17
Posted: 13/10/2017 11:53:00
More information on RS500 Eurocup Series 2017 and Crown Cup, Czech Republic

RS500 Eurocup Series 2017 and Crown Cup, Czech Republic


It sounds like the RS500s, together with the RS700, Aeros and Fevas had a fabulous time partying and racing at Lake Lipno as part of the Crown Cup. Over 100 boats, and 18 RS500s.
Posted: 13/09/2017 09:42:00

RS500 AGM 2017 - Minutes


The 2017 RS500 AGM was held at AVAL-CDV Gravedona on 27 August. Minutes now available.
Posted: 09/08/2017 12:05:00
More information on RS Clothing - order now for August delivery

RS Clothing - order now for August delivery


Please order your RS clothing by 14th August for delivery during August
Posted: 08/08/2017 15:11:00
More information on RS500 Wolrds, RS100, RS200, RS400 Eurocup - results, photos, videos

RS500 Wolrds, RS100, RS200, RS400 Eurocup - results, photos, videos


From beautiful Gavedona, Lake Como
Posted: 28/07/2017 12:27:00
More information on Fabulous NEW RS Softshell Jackets and Hoodies available to order online now!

Fabulous NEW RS Softshell Jackets and Hoodies available to order online now!


Can be personalised with your class logo, name, boat name, and/or boat number
Posted: 26/06/2017 14:31:53
More information on RS Sailing Summer Champs, HISC - HOT, HOT, HOT!

RS Sailing Summer Champs, HISC - HOT, HOT, HOT!


Oh my goodness, what a fabulous weekend! I hope as I write this there are not too many competitors applying after-sun as they sit at work in a complete daze.
Posted: 19/06/2017 17:59:55
More information on Nieuwpoort Week, Belgium, 1/2 July - REVISED INFORMATION

Nieuwpoort Week, Belgium, 1/2 July - REVISED INFORMATION


The third event in the new RS500 Eurocup Series is at Nieuwpoort Week, Belgium, 1/2 July.
Posted: 12/06/2017 11:22:46
More information on Lake Como - Enter before 14 June to get early entry discount

Lake Como - Enter before 14 June to get early entry discount


Don't forget to get your entry in to the RS500 Worlds, RS100 Europeans, RS200/RS400 Eurocup at wonderful Lake Como, Italy before the price goes up on 14 June.
Posted: 31/05/2017 10:29:25
More information on Great fun at 2nd 2017 RS500 Eurocup Series at Medemblik

Great fun at 2nd 2017 RS500 Eurocup Series at Medemblik


Sounds like fun and games at Medemblik, The Netherlands, last weekend, some of which was on the water! Read all about it.
Posted: 16/05/2017 16:17:21
More information on RS Sailing Summer Chmaps, HISC, 17/18 June - PRICE GOES UP ON FRIDAY

RS Sailing Summer Chmaps, HISC, 17/18 June - PRICE GOES UP ON FRIDAY


Don''t miss this massive regatta for RS100s, RS200s, RS300s, RS400s, RS500s, RS700s, RS800s, RS Aeros hosted by Hayling Island SC. The price goes up on 17 May (this Friday), so enter now to £15/boat.
Posted: 08/05/2017 09:59:56
More information on Team RS Sailors Club

Team RS Sailors Club


Would you like to be the ‘Team RS Sailors Club’ rep for your club? We are looking for Club Reps to help us promote Class Association activities across the RS classes
Posted: 03/05/2017 10:48:32
More information on Fantastic Easter event at Lac du Der

Fantastic Easter event at Lac du Der


A fantastic event over Easter for the France Open Skiff at Lac du Der, Champagne. This was the opening event in the new RS500 and RS800 Eurocup Series 2017.
Posted: 25/04/2017 14:58:34
More information on RS500 Class Rules - Outcome of Vote

RS500 Class Rules - Outcome of Vote


The recent vote has finished, and the outcome is for. New rules now available on-line.
Posted: 11/04/2017 18:26:43
More information on Enter before Easter (Friday 14 April) to get early entry discount to the RS800 Europeans/RS500 Eurocup, Medemblik, 11-14 May 2017

Enter before Easter (Friday 14 April) to get early entry discount to the RS800 Europeans/RS500 Eurocup, Medemblik, 11-14 May 2017


We are delighted to have the RS800 European Championships, and the Dutch event for the RS500 Eurocup Series at the prestigious venue of the International Sailing Centre, Medemblik from 12-14 May 2017.
Posted: 04/04/2017 10:33:31
More information on New to RS? Tips to help you get going

New to RS? Tips to help you get going


Need to find a club, a boat, a crew? Need advice on baot set up? Read on to find out how we can help...
Posted: 09/03/2017 09:43:21
More information on RS600 Resurgence

RS600 Resurgence


Have you heard that the original (and many would say still the best) ''skiff'' class is enjoying a resurgence? ...
Posted: 28/02/2017 09:44:44
More information on Entry open to the RS800 Europeans/RS500 Eurocup, Medemblik, May 2017

Entry open to the RS800 Europeans/RS500 Eurocup, Medemblik, May 2017


We are delighted to have the RS800 European Championships, and the Dutch event for the RS500 Eurocup Series at the prestigious venue of the International Sailing Centre, Medemblik from 12-14 May 2017.
Posted: 07/02/2017 13:45:57
More information on RS Sailing Summer Championships - Entry Now Open

RS Sailing Summer Championships - Entry Now Open


Join the RS Sailing Summer Championships - a massive regatta for RS100s, RS200s, RS300s, RS400s, RS500s, RS700s, RS800s, RS Aeros hosted by Hayling Island SC. Entry is limited to 240 boats and think this will be a sell-out so get cracking!
Posted: 07/02/2017 12:35:37

French Open Skiff, Easter 2017 - NoR & Entry form now available


The France Open Skiff welcome you for this 15th edition from 15-17 April, in the Champagne region. Lots of information and NoR available. Charter RS500s available.
Posted: 25/01/2017 17:15:52

Latest Forum Posts

RS500 End of Seasons QMSC 11-12 Nov 17


  Hello RS500 Sailor RS500 End of Seasons Coming Up Soon!The finale to the RS500 racing calendar is the End of Seasons Championship at ...

13/10/2017 11:56:00

Right a turtled RS500


I have tried the RS500 single-handed a few times, and it was doable, if in reasonable wind conditions of course. The only problem was to right it when...

17/07/2017 20:24:05

Right a turtled RS500


Well, that limits your options... Which club is that? I have sailed my 500 single handed to a) rescue a tired windsurfer and b) when my crew...

05/07/2017 15:11:41

Right a turtled RS500


Dear George, Thank you for your useful reply.  I have been thinking whether there are better options for a single-handed sailing than the RS...

05/07/2017 13:22:34

Right a turtled RS500


Hi Allesandro It is certainly easier with 2 people, but not impossible with one.  There is a reasonable edge to the underside of the gunwhal...

28/06/2017 17:03:01

Right a turtled RS500


Hello,I would like to single hand a RS500, I weigh about 64 Kgs, I am 1 m 73 cm tall, and I expect to sail in no more than 15 knots. Do you know how h...

28/06/2017 16:36:42

polar curve


Hi Do you know if polar curve exist for RS500?Best ...

22/06/2017 15:17:33


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22/06/2017 15:14:48

RS 500 vs Hobie 16


Hello,I found the conversion table from SHRS to PY here http://www.schrs.com/pylookalike.php indeed, where you can also find the conversion ...

16/06/2017 14:11:27

RS 500 vs Hobie 16


That makes sense then. I believe the Hobie also has a SCHRS with a kite but not too sure. SCHRS is only for cats though, so you won't find it fo...

12/06/2017 10:49:09

RS 500 vs Hobie 16


Dear Cedric, Thank you for the very nice and clear answer, this helps indeed.  In our race, the Hobie 16 lost ground in the upwind leg, and ...

12/06/2017 09:16:43

RS 500 vs Hobie 16


Hi,  I race in Hong Kong and my RS500 is based at a club where we are the only competing monohull.  When we do take part in races its a...

12/06/2017 08:06:34

Summer Championships


The forecast is looking go so why not come and joins us at Hayling next weekend. We do not have many chances to race against other 500s this yea...

11/06/2017 18:46:27

RS 500 vs Hobie 16


Dear all,I have been recently competing in a short, informal regatta on a RS 500 against a Hobie 16.  I know that the two boats are hard to compa...

10/06/2017 21:15:51

GNAV/MAST Bracket


   Many thanks for the comments...Im not alone ...Im thinking that if i stiffen the mast with the spreaders and move them forward it should ...

25/05/2017 19:35:27

GNAV/MAST Bracket


Sadly, this is a common problem with the 500, particularly for those who use massive amounts of gnav tension and/or go out in big blows.  Tim Wil...

25/05/2017 10:24:36

GNAV/MAST Bracket


I have checked my boat (610) and there is no sign of the mast tack closing.....not sure why yours has bent.  I'm not aware of any changes i...

25/05/2017 07:55:59

GNAV/MAST Bracket


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23/05/2017 22:26:07

GNAV/MAST Bracket


Im having an issue with the sail track closing due to the lopsided pressure from the GNAV , especially when its blowing a bit. It makes the sail eithe...

23/05/2017 22:14:41

Great fun at 2nd 2017 RS500 Eurocup Series at Medemblik


Sounds like fun and games at Medemblik, The Netherlands, last weekend, some of which was on the water! The 3rd round of the RS800 Eurocup, and 2017 Eu...

16/05/2017 16:18:18

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