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More information on RS500 Worlds 2014 - Final Results and Report

RS500 Worlds 2014 - Final Results and Report


What a great week at CN Loctudy, Brittany for the RS500 2014 World Championships!
Posted: 11/08/2014 13:20:56
More information on RS500 Worlds are in full swing ...

RS500 Worlds are in full swing ...


The racing and socials of the RS500 Worlds 2014, hosted by wonderful CN Loctudy are in full swing as we go in to day 4.
Posted: 08/08/2014 10:40:04

Bart's Bash Sun 21 Sept ON Inland Championships OFF


Add your boat to the race start number at Bart's Bash on 21 Sept...
Posted: 29/07/2014 22:49:12
More information on  The Countdown begins to the RS500 World Championships 2014 - Press Release

The Countdown begins to the RS500 World Championships 2014 - Press Release


With less than four weeks to go until the RS500 World Championships at Cercle Nautique de Loctudy, in Brittany – France, we are extremely excited that entrants are already up to 50 boats for the event.
Posted: 11/07/2014 15:24:46
More information on RS500 Worlds - enter now to get early entry discount

RS500 Worlds - enter now to get early entry discount


We already have a fantastic turnout for the RS500 Worlds at Cercle Nautique de Loctudy, Brittany from 5 - 9 August 2014. 47 entered to date. Let's get it past 50 ....
Posted: 07/07/2014 15:54:34
More information on UK RS Southern Championships

UK RS Southern Championships


A photo speaks a 1000 words - read on for links to all the classes
Posted: 30/06/2014 09:41:37
More information on CONGRATULATIONS TO MICHIEL & HILDE

CONGRATULATIONS TO MICHIEL & HILDE


Hitched in perfect style last weekend.
Posted: 26/06/2014 16:18:18
More information on UK RS Southern Championships - Results

UK RS Southern Championships - Results


Champagne Sailing all the way! 250 RS sailors, summer sunshine, sea breeze and superb party - see results page for overall write up and results. Class write up to follow soon . . .
Posted: 23/06/2014 13:31:43
More information on Enter by 1st July for early entry rate

Enter by 1st July for early entry rate


The RS500s have once again been invited to join the popular Cowes Dinghy Week at Gurnard SC.
Posted: 16/06/2014 20:32:47
More information on RS Southern Championships HISC 21/22 June - Don't Miss the boat

RS Southern Championships HISC 21/22 June - Don't Miss the boat


The Southern Champs is set to be one of the events of the year - Big fleet racing, one big party - one big RS family. Early entry ends on Friday, enter now to avoid paying extra. Please note there will be NO entry on the day.
Posted: 10/06/2014 12:40:27

RS500 Clubs


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ClubFleet Size
Clubs with fleet values entered
Great Yarmouth & Gorleston SCRS500s: 3
Island Barn SCRS500s: 3
Northampton Sailing ClubRS500s: 3
Royal Lymington YCRS500s: 2
Blackwater Sailing ClubRS500s: 1
Castle CoveRS500s: 1
Llandegfedd SCRS500s: 1
Locks SCRS500s: 1
Plymouth Youth Sailing, Mount Batten CentreRS500s: 1
Prestwick SCRS500s: 1
Waveney and Oulton YCRS500s: 1
Aldenham SCRS500s: 0
Alton WaterRS500s: 0
Aquavitesse, The NetherlandsRS500s: 0
Bala Lake SCRS500s: 0
Beer SCRS500s: 0
Bexhill SCRS500s: 0
Bough Beech SCRS500s: 0
Brightlingsea SCRS500s: 0
Bristol Corinthian YCRS500s: 0
Broadstairs SCRS500s: 0
Budworth SCRS500s: 0
Burghfield SCRS500s: 0
Castle Cove SCRS500s: 0
Chew Valley LSCRS500s: 0
Chichester Yacht ClubRS500s: 0
Christchurch Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Coniston Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
DOSC Dubai Offshore Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Downs SCRS500s: 0
Draycote WSCRS500s: 0
East Lothian YCRS500s: 0
Eastbourne Sovereign SCRS500s: 0
EmsworthRS500s: 0
Exe SCRS500s: 0
Frensham Pond SCRS500s: 0
Grafham Water Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Hawley Lake Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Hayling Island SCRS500s: 0
Hickling Broad Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Hykeham Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Isle of Man Yacht Club RS500s: 0
Itchenor SCRS500s: 0
King George Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Leigh & Lowton SCRS500s: 0
Loch Lomond SCRS500s: 0
Lyme Regis Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Margate yacht ClubRS500s: 0
Milton Keynes Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Netley SCRS500s: 0
Notts County SCRS500s: 0
Paignton SCRS500s: 0
Papercourt SCRS500s: 0
Parkstone YCRS500s: 0
Pembrokeshire Yacht ClubRS500s: 0
Queen Mary SCRS500s: 0
Restronguet sailing clubRS500s: 0
Royal North of Ireland YCRS500s: 0
Rutland SCRS500s: 0
snettisham beachRS500s: 0
snettisham beachRS500s: 0
Snettisham Beach Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
South Cerney SCRS500s: 0
South Windermere SCRS500s: 0
Starcross YCRS500s: 0
Staunton Harold SCRS500s: 0
Sully Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Tenby SCRS500s: 0
Thornbury Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Ullswater YCRS500s: 0
Wembley SCRS500s: 0
Weston SCRS500s: 0
Whitefriars Sailing ClubRS500s: 0
Wormit Boating ClubRS500s: 0
Yorkshire Dales SCRS500s: 0
Clubs with No values entered
Aberdeen & Stonehaven YCRS500s:
Aldeburgh YCRS500s:
Arun YCRS500s:
Bartley SCRS500s:
Bassenthwaite SCRS500s:
Carsington SCRS500s:
Cercle Nautique de LoctudyRS500s:
Chanonry SCRS500s:
Circolo vela BellanoRS500s:
Club Nautic D'Arenys de Mar, SpainRS500s:
Club Nàutic S’Arenal, MallorcaRS500s:
Cumbraes SCRS500s:
Dalgety Bay SCRS500s:
Datchet Water SCRS500s:
Delph SCRS500s:
Derwent Reservoir SCRS500s:
Dun LaoghaireRS500s:
Felpham SCRS500s:
Filey SCRS500s:
Findhorn SCRS500s:
Fisherrow YCRS500s:
Fraglia vela RivaRS500s:
Galway Bay SCRS500s:
Glossop SCRS500s:
Gottskar SwedenRS500s:
Gravedona, Lake ComoRS500s:
Greystones SCRS500s:
Gurnard SCRS500s:
Highcliffe SCRS500s:
Hillhead SCRS500s:
Hollingworth SCRS500s:
Howth YCRS500s:
HyeresRS500s:
L'Estartit, SpainRS500s:
Lac du DerRS500s:
Lake Lipno, PragueRS500s:
Langstone Harbour SCRS500s:
Largo Bay SCRS500s:
Largs Sailing ClubRS500s:
Lee-on-Solent SCRS500s:
Lipno Lake, HrdoňovRS500s:
Llandudno SCRS500s:
Loch Tay SCRS500s:
Loch Tummel SCRS500s:
Lymington Town SCRS500s:
Mayflower SCRS500s:
Middle Nene SCRS500s:
Minorca SailingRS500s:
Mounts Bay SCRS500s:
Oxford SCRS500s:
Penarth SCRS500s:
Port Dinorwic SCRS500s:
Port Edgar SCRS500s:
Pwllheli SCRS500s:
Roadford SCRS500s:
Royal Brighton YCRS500s:
Royal Cornwall YCRS500s:
Royal Findhorn YCRS500s:
Royal Forth YCRS500s:
Royal Torbay YCRS500s:
Royal Windermere YCRS500s:
Scaling Dam SCRS500s:
Segelsallskapet Kaparen, Gottskar, SwedenRS500s:
Seglergemeinschaft am Muggelsee e.V. BERLINRS500s:
Sheffield Viking SCRS500s:
South Caernarvonshire YCRS500s:
St RaphaelRS500s:
Starcross SCRS500s:
Stokes Bay Sailing ClubRS500s:
Stone SCRS500s:
Tata Steel SCRS500s:
W.V. AalsmeerRS500s:
Weir Wood SCRS500s:
Weymouth & Portland NSARS500s:
YC Carnac, BrittanyRS500s:

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Sailor Testimonials

The best additional benefit when buying the 500, apart from the spectacular sailing experience, is to be part of the enormously enthusiastic and fast-growing RS500 fleet in the Netherlands. When me (crew) and Willemijn (helm) bought the boat a year ago, we could not have hoped for a better group of competitors. The RS500 is our “quality time” in the weekends, since we recently started working in health care full-time. For myself, having never sailed a dinghy before, the experience of racing downwind in +25 knots is incredible. As Dutch Chairman, it’s great to be able to contribute to the vibe that the 500 brings to the Dutch sailing scene. All beginning is hard, but with such a spectacular boat and active class members, the Dutch RS500 Class is turning into a widely appreciated sailing class in the Netherlands.
Nick van Alphen
 

Champions Profile

Alex Taylor
Alex Taylor - helm - Budworth Sailing club

CV highlights:
Twice Laser 2 National Champion and 2nd at Worlds
Winner of BUSA match racing championship and student nationals (Laser 2s) when at University
RS 500 national champion 2009 & 2011.
Current RS 500 European and World Champion
Fireball open winner and 5th at worlds 2011.
Twice 7th place finishes at Endeavour trophy.


My Winning Tip
Make time to practice away from racing. 1 hour focussed training can be worth 10 hours racing.
Keep a sailing diary and record what you learn - don't make the same mistake twice.
Sail the boat flat. The flatter you are the faster you go.
2nd Hand Dinghies, Winter storage
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