Tag Archives: RS400

Final Scottish RS400 Traveller at Loch Earn

Report by Martin “Long sentences” Booth – photos credit Colin Tait Loch Earn Sailing club invited the Scottish 400s to their Final Fling event of the season on 24th September. Having accepted we rudely suggested at the last minute that we would prefer to sail on the Sunday when the forecast looked better – normally we would have been rejected ...

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Dalgety Bay Sailing Club limbers up for another amazing year

From DBSC Communications Officer Keith Bedborough: There was a definite “spring is in the air” feel at Dalgety Bay Sailing Club last weekend as preparations continued for what promises to be another amazing year. Notwithstanding the amazing (uncharacteristic some might say!) blue skies and sunshine, the most obvious giveaway was the annual “dewinterisation”of the clubs training fleet. Training is a ...

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RS400 Sprints at Dalgety Bay

Report by Neil Mclellan, photos credit Iain Tait / Richard Higgins: RS400 Sprints – DBSC 18/19th April 2015 Fourteen boats and their eager crews arrived at Dalgety Bay Sailing Club over the weekend of 18/19th April and with a balmy forecast and comments of ‘Dalgety al Garda’ there was a keenly anticipated day of early season training followed by a ...

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RS400s at East Lothian YC

Report by Keith Bedborough, with pics by…us! Many many more ELYC photos HERE too: Large Windshifts at the JP Watersports RS400 Scottish Champs Add a storming entry of 24 boats at one of our favourite sailing clubs in a beautiful seaside town with a promising forecast and you have the makings of a perfect RS400 weekend. Unfortunately for some reason ...

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JP Watersports Scottish RS400 open meeting at Dalgety Bay Sailing Club

Report by Rog Carter: A star studded Scottish 400 fleet arrived at Dalgety Bay for the final event of the season to a mixed forecast of gusts and rain. UK champs Stewart & Sarah Robertson, Irish champ Rog Carter sans regular crew and harmoniser EinStein Robertson and 2013 Scottish circuit winners Jim Sinclair & Ben Wilcox led a 16 strong ...

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RS400s at Aberdeen and Stonehaven

This from Keith Bedborough, with pics copyright Keith Stewart: Despite the close proximity to the nationals there was a strong turnout of 14 boats at Stonehaven for the 5th Scottish traveller of the year on 17/18 August. In actual fact there was only a turnout of 11 on the Saturday, but regrettably with 30knots blowing directly offshore the Race officer ...

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RS400 National Championships – Scots dominate (again…)

Final report by Keith Bedborough, with pics by Alan Henderson of Fotoboat – great to see yet more Scots at the top of another dinghy class, the Robertsons are perennial champions in a number of classes, so big congratulations to them: Congratulations to Stewart and Sarah Robertson from Royal Forth Yacht Club who today sealed victory at the Volvo Noble ...

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RS400 National Championships day 2

After the glorious first day, the second day sponsored by Forthcom, of the Volvo Noble Marine RS400 Nationals was a bit of a damp squid. Having looked at a nice breeze all morning the fleet launched into an 8 knot easterly. Of course we did not want to sail in a good breeze and the fleet decided we needed some ...

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RS400 National Championships at ELYC day 1

Report by Keith Bedborough, with pics by Alan Henderson of Fotoboat: The RS400 nationals got off to a perfect start today, with a healthy fleet of 44 boats including several boats from the Irish fleet making the trip to scenic North Berwick to be greeted by sunshine and wind. The shifty F2-4 westerly presented the Race Team with some challenges ...

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