Tag Archives: RS400 Scotland

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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RS400s at Findhorn 2/3 July

Report by John MacKenzie, with image courtesy Fiona Johnstone: RS400 – Royal Findhorn Yacht Club – 2/3 July 2016 A strong fleet of seventeen RS400s turned up for the latest round of the RS400 Scottish Tour. After a sensational weekend of racing at North Berwick, could Findhorn match that? Indeed it could. The visitors were treated to the now legendary ...

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RS400s at East Lothian YC

Report by Roger Yeamans, with pics courtesy of Derek Braid: A healthy 12 boats made their way to North Berwick for the annual ELYC regatta and round three of the JP Watersports / Stewart Brewing RS400 Scottish traveller series. Some tour regulars deeming Hawaii and Centerparcs a better option than sailing at one of the country’s best sailing locations. Saturday ...

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East Lothian Yacht Club Annual Regatta 4/5 June 2016 Report

Report and pictures by Derek Braid:  Over the weekend 4th and 5th June 2016, East Lothian Yacht Club at North Berwick held their annual open regatta, which attracted a total of 102 sailing dinghies. There were 83 visiting dinghies from all over the country together with 19 dinghies from the home club. The weather was ideal with brisk but steady ...

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RS400 Sprints at Loch Tummel 16/17 April

Report by Angus Marshall, and well done to John Mackenzie who won! Loch Tummel SC Sprints – RS400 Scottish Tour Event 1 Report This year’s Scottish RS400 Tour kicked off on the 16th of April at Loch Tummel SC, with 6 boats arriving from around the country and all raring to go for a busy day of racing ‘sprints’. The ...

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A break from tradition at the Scottish RS400 Championship

Report from Keith Bedborough, with pics by Alex Peacock/Nadia McMinn: After a slightly disappointing start to the year with 2 out of 3 events so far cancelled due to high winds, 13 RS400s arrived at Aberdeen and Stonehaven Yacht Club for a great weekend of close racing and great banter over the weekend of 20/21 June. With a light-medium southerly ...

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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 Dalgety Bay – Bart’s Bash and Travellers

Report by John MacKenzie, and pics courtesy and copyright RJ Macleod: A near record 19 RS400s turned up for the combined JPWatersports RS400 Traveller, Dalgety Bay Regatta and Barts Bash. Undeterred by a forecast of light and fickle winds, there was a sense of relief that the rain stopped, the sun started come out and nobody was talking about the ...

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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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EUROPES LASERS AND RS400s AT PRESTWICK

This in from Alan Henderson, with his pics too courtesy of Fotoboat: software download sites Europes, Lasers and RS400s came to Prestwick on September 21/22 for a weekend’s open sea racing. For the Europes, it was their Scottish Championship, for the Lasers it was their final Scottish Grand Prix, so could determine the 2013 series winner, while for the RS400s, ...

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