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More information on Summertime and the living is easy

Summertime and the living is easy


Because online entry is open until 0001hrs Wed 20 June, then it’s paper entry at registration. Rooster RS Summer Championship 23-24 June 2018 at Parkstone YC
Posted: 18/06/2018 10:05:00
More information on It’s June.  Time to go sailing on the sparkling sea, with friends…

It’s June. Time to go sailing on the sparkling sea, with friends…


Rooster RS Summer Championship 23-24 June 2018 at Parkstone YC. Discount entry extended until 0001hrs Wed 13 June. Enter and pay by then to save £15! And book your evening meal for Saturday night too!
Posted: 11/06/2018 14:24:00
More information on SUMMERS DISCOUNT ENTRY EXTENDED!

SUMMERS DISCOUNT ENTRY EXTENDED!


I know loads of you were busy with half term so your discount entry to the Summers has been extended until by 0001hrs Wed 13 June! Make sure you enter and pay by then to save yourself £15! And book your evening meal for Saturday night too!
Posted: 08/06/2018 10:12:00
More information on HURRY HURRY SUMMERS ENTRY DISCOUNT ENDS TONIGHT!

HURRY HURRY SUMMERS ENTRY DISCOUNT ENDS TONIGHT!


Grab your discounted entry by 0001hrs Wed 6 June! Book your evening meal for Saturday night too! Rooster RS Summer Championship 23-24 June 2018 at Parkstone YC
Posted: 05/06/2018 12:41:00
More information on RS500 Eurocup, YC Carnac : An international, mixed and motivated fleet!

RS500 Eurocup, YC Carnac : An international, mixed and motivated fleet!


Seven French, Dutch, Italian and Russian teams made the trip to Carnac to race in the RS500. Fewer boats compared to other classes, but a great atmosphere and a desire to do well marked the regatta.
Posted: 31/05/2018 09:26:00
More information on Summer lovin’, drifting away

Summer lovin’, drifting away


No stop right there. We want Summer lovin’ and decent breeze!
Posted: 24/05/2018 14:45:00
More information on Look out your window: Future’s so bright gotta wear shades

Look out your window: Future’s so bright gotta wear shades


Rooster RS Summer Championship Online Entry Now Open! Rooster RS Games Merchandise Now Available! RS Games Entry Open!
Posted: 17/05/2018 12:19:00
More information on Rooster Trophy Merchandise available for RS Games

Rooster Trophy Merchandise available for RS Games


As official clothing partner, Rooster have designed a range specifically for the 2018 RS Anniversary Games.
Posted: 14/05/2018 20:29:00
More information on Trump and VIPs at RS Games!

Trump and VIPs at RS Games!


HOT OFF THE PRESS
Posted: 10/05/2018 22:46:00
More information on Rooster RS Summer Championship Online Entry Now Open!

Rooster RS Summer Championship Online Entry Now Open!


Parkstone YC 23-24 June 2018
Posted: 03/05/2018 13:06:00
More information on RS Games Social Programme Revealed!

RS Games Social Programme Revealed!


As the entries to the UK’s biggest ever dinghy sailing event top 500, we are delighted to reveal the ‘Awesome RS Games Social Programme’!
Posted: 01/05/2018 14:40:00
More information on 5 reasons why sailors like you should enter the RS Games now:

5 reasons why sailors like you should enter the RS Games now:


Enter right here right now!
Posted: 22/03/2018 12:22:00
More information on A couple of excellent French events coming up ....

A couple of excellent French events coming up ....


Enter now for French Open Skiff, Lac du Der, Champagne, Easter and RS100/500/700 Eurocup, YC Carnac, Brittany, Whitsun.
Posted: 14/03/2018 13:59:00
More information on Notts County Sailing Club is the best sailing club in the UK – it’s official

Notts County Sailing Club is the best sailing club in the UK – it’s official


Notts County Sailing Club is very proud to announce that it has just won the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) / Yachts and Yachting National Club of the Year 2018.
Posted: 14/03/2018 09:44:00
More information on RS Games 2018 Launch at Dinghy Sailing Show

RS Games 2018 Launch at Dinghy Sailing Show


The RS Games was officially launched with a little party at the Dinghy Sailing Show on Saturday. Enter NOW to make sure you don't miss out!
Posted: 06/03/2018 18:33:00
More information on RS Reunion Regatta & Dinner 28th-29th April

RS Reunion Regatta & Dinner 28th-29th April


If you were part of the RS Family between 1995 and 2005 this is a reunion you won't want to miss
Posted: 01/03/2018 10:44:00
More information on ICE HOT RS400 AND RS800 EMERGENCE OF SEASONS REPORTS HERE!

ICE HOT RS400 AND RS800 EMERGENCE OF SEASONS REPORTS HERE!


Make yourself a hot brew cos you’ll be feeling chilly reading these fine words!
Posted: 28/02/2018 22:02:00
More information on Well done to RS500 Emergence of Season Champions Peter Curtis and Sarah Humphrey

Well done to RS500 Emergence of Season Champions Peter Curtis and Sarah Humphrey


Well done to all the hardy RS Sailors who braved the elements to compete at the Emergence of Seasons Championship this weekend at Queen Mary Sailing Club.
Posted: 26/02/2018 22:22:00
More information on ENTRY STILL OPEN FOR EMERGENCE OF SEASONS THIS WEEKEND

ENTRY STILL OPEN FOR EMERGENCE OF SEASONS THIS WEEKEND


Enter on paper at registration at Queen Mary SC
Posted: 22/02/2018 10:21:00
More information on ONLINE ENTRY FOR EMERGENCE OF SEASONS CLOSES TONIGHT!!!

ONLINE ENTRY FOR EMERGENCE OF SEASONS CLOSES TONIGHT!!!


Help Queen Mary SC plan for this weekend's event by entering online...
Posted: 20/02/2018 14:32:00

Latest Forum Posts

RS500s at RS Games 21-25 Aug 2018


Brittany Ferries are offering a discount for travel to the RS Games The details are on the RS Games website under the heading "ferry deals" here...

17/04/2018 09:56:00

RS500s at RS Games 21-25 Aug 2018


Hi Clare,Have RS ou the Association negociated some discounted fare with Brittanica Ferry to join the Games in August ?Thanks for your help,Best regar...

14/04/2018 20:58:00

RS500s at RS Games 21-25 Aug 2018


    Hello RS500 Sailor 5 reasons why sailors like you should enter the RS Games now:1. Early entry reward of both a limited e...

22/03/2018 12:36:00

Emergence of Seasons Championship Queen Mary SC 24-25 Feb 18


   Hello RS500 Sailor Go energise yourself at Queen Mary SC on 24-25 Feb at the Emergence of Seasons Championship Three fleet races on...

26/01/2018 10:15:00

Emergence of Seasons Championship Queen Mary SC 24-25 Feb 18


  Hello RS500 SailorIt's time to wake up from your hibernation!Go to the Emergence of Seasons Championship at Queen Mary SC 24-25 Feb 18Three fl...

19/01/2018 22:12:00

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

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

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