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More information on New sails offer!

New sails offer!


Are you looking to buy new sails for next season? RS Sailing is offering a 15% discount on sails pre-ordered up to the 24th September 2018 for delivery February - March time.
Posted: 10/09/2018 19:57:00
More information on RS500 Eurocup Series, Lake Como, Italy, 19-21 October

RS500 Eurocup Series, Lake Como, Italy, 19-21 October


For the last of the 2018 RS500 EuroTour Series, some late sunshine on Lake Como. The club at Colico is just opposite the lake from AVAL-CDV Gravedona, where the 2017 RS500 World Championships were held.
Posted: 06/09/2018 16:01:00
More information on RS Games Photo Gallery, Video, Podcast and Statistics All Here!

RS Games Photo Gallery, Video, Podcast and Statistics All Here!


Make a brew, settle down, and read all about it!
Posted: 06/09/2018 13:21:00
More information on RS Games Podcast

RS Games Podcast


We featured on BBC Radio Solent's H2O podcast
Posted: 28/08/2018 14:29:00
More information on We have new RS500 World & UK National Champions!

We have new RS500 World & UK National Champions!


Congratulations to Pim & Lisa van Vugt (NED), who took the title of World Champions, and to Steve & Sarah Cockerill for running up, and taking the UK National Champions title. More below, and next event details ....
Posted: 26/08/2018 18:10:00
More information on RS500 Worlds - We're nearly finished

RS500 Worlds - We're nearly finished


Windy day yesterday! It's all to play for as we go into the last day of the RS500 World Championships, here at the RS Games. Read all about it.
Posted: 25/08/2018 10:32:00
More information on RS500 Worlds - Reports & Results

RS500 Worlds - Reports & Results


We're going into day 3 of the RS500 Worlds here at WPNSA. All great so far, on and off-the-water. 4 races yesterday, then the International Party, so a few tired people today.
Posted: 23/08/2018 12:17:00
More information on RS500 Worlds @ RS Games Day 1

RS500 Worlds @ RS Games Day 1


Tim & Heather Wilkins from team GBR top the table...
Posted: 23/08/2018 08:13:00
More information on RS Games - Very Important Information

RS Games - Very Important Information


We are now up to 881 entries to the RS Games, and it's all kicked off very well indeed with the RS Aeros & RS Teras. Great atmosphere and RS Sailing have done a fab job building a groovy 'Sailor's Pod. Click here for important information.
Posted: 10/08/2018 16:22:00
More information on PRESS RELEASE: ONE MONTH TO GO UNTIL THE RS GAMES

PRESS RELEASE: ONE MONTH TO GO UNTIL THE RS GAMES


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Posted: 10/07/2018 21:52:00
More information on RS GAMES ENTRY DISCOUNT ENDS SOON!

RS GAMES ENTRY DISCOUNT ENDS SOON!


Grab your £50 discount by entering and paying before 0001hrs 2 July
Posted: 29/06/2018 16:23:00
More information on SUMMER CHAMP REPORTS ROLLING IN…

SUMMER CHAMP REPORTS ROLLING IN…


Read all about the weekend’s fabulous Rooster RS Summer Champs at Parkstone YC here!
Posted: 27/06/2018 21:05:00
More information on RS Games Championships - Early entry discount finishes this Saturday

RS Games Championships - Early entry discount finishes this Saturday


Loads of entries now to the RS Games. 707 boats at last count!! Just a quick reminder for everyone that the early entry discount finishes at the end of this Saturday 30 June
Posted: 25/06/2018 14:54:00
More information on RS Games - early entry ends this Saturday!

RS Games - early entry ends this Saturday!


Just a quick reminder for everyone that the early entry discount finishes at the end of this Saturday 30 June. So get entering now! Those entering before 1 July will receive a free commemorative Rooster tee shirt and neck sleeve.
Posted: 25/06/2018 14:53:00
More information on SUMMERS: results and photos here!

SUMMERS: results and photos here!


Parkstone YC hosted the amazing Rooster RS Summer Champs this weekend. RS100 report in. Awaiting the others...
Posted: 25/06/2018 14:41:00
More information on Don’t Panic

Don’t Panic


You can still enter in person on paper at registration! Rooster RS Summer Championship 23-24 June 2018 at Parkstone YC
Posted: 21/06/2018 14:26:00
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

Latest Forum Posts

Cracks just aft of mast step


Hi all,Our club has 4 RS500s, all about 8 years old. Two of these have developed horizontal cracks about 4 inches wide all the way through the fibergl...

07/08/2018 19:18:00

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

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