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Helensburgh RS200 sprint regatta 08/10/2016 – JP Watersports Scottish tour 2016

Report by Fiona Rigg, with pics copyright Craig Chalmers:  It was feeling rather autumnal as 16 RS200s arrived at Helensburgh Sailing Club for the final event of the 2016 JP Watersports Scottish Tour; ‘The Sprints’. This didn’t quell enthusiasm though and after a briefing the boats launched and crossed the channel to the racing area. For this event up to ...

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RS200 Traveller at Aberdeen and Stonehaven Yacht Club, 20th-21st August 2016

From Martin Faulkner:  With a weather forecast predicting sun, wind and waves (not necessarily in that order), eight RS200s were ready to launch on the Saturday morning at Aberdeen and Stonehaven Yacht Club, four of which had made the journey up north for the weekend. Although a good breeze was predicted for the racing, it had not yet arrived at ...

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RS200 Scottish Travellers Sprint Event, Helensburgh Sailing Club

Report by Roger Carter, pics courtesy of Kevin Lynch: RS200 Scottish Travellers Sprint Event, Helensburgh Sailing Club, Saturday 10 October 2015 With light winds forecast, and a glass sea on arrival, the 9 boats for the final fling of the RS200 Scottish Tour wondered whether it would be sailing or rugby viewing on offer for the day. It was decided ...

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RS200s at Aberdeen and Stonehaven YC

From Fiona Rigg: With mr blue sky and 24 degrees forecast for the weekend somewhere, the weekend was looking perfect for the RS200 Scottish Championship. Aberdeen hosted the event with 2 boats making the arduous journey up the road and 6 local boats, for what could best be described as a grim forecast of light to non-existent wind with a ...

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Scottish RS200s at 2014 Garda Eurocup

Report by Kirsty Lytton, with pics by Carol Jones: “Come to Garda” they say. “It’ll be sunny” they say. “It’ll be windy” they say. So 4 Scottish 200s trekked 1000s of miles across the Alps, spurred on by these promised conditions, only to be greeted by the wettest summer since 1898. Hooray! Team Lennox rocked up with a brand new ...

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RS 200s at Prestwick SC

Report by Martin Faulkner: JP Watersports RS200 Scottish tour – Part 4 Prestwick sailing club June regatta and RS200 traveller took place on Saturday 21 June, in company with rs400, Laser, Merlin rocket and skiff fleets. Arriving in the ample car park next to Prestwick sailing club and looking out under blue skies across the firth of Clyde to the ...

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JP Watersports RS200 Scottish Championships at East Lothian Yacht Club

From Fiona Rigg: Thirteen Scottish boats were joined by two northern English boats for the RS200 Scottish Championships at East Lothian Yacht Club on the 7/8 June. The Saturday of was unfortunately a let-down, due to high winds preventing the fleet leaving the beach. Thankfully before the rain arrived but not before a laugh was had by all, as a few ...

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RS200s at Fisherrow

Report from Fiona Rigg: Unlucky for some but not the Scottish RS200s as 13 boats turned out for the opening event of the 2014 JP Watersports Scottish tour at Fisherrow Yacht Club on Sunday 27 April. A number of the fleet had already been put through their paces on Saturday following a training session expertly run by Graham and Vicki ...

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RS 200 Scottish Champs at ELYC

Report by Vicki Simpson and Robbie Burns, all pics ©Richard Miller legal steroids The JP Watersports RS 200 Scottish championships took place over the weekend of 1/2 June at East Lothian yacht club at north Berwick. Circuit Event 3. A fleet of 24 sailors of mixed ages took to the water on Saturday expecting a great weekend sailing with the ...

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