Tag Archives: Scottish RS400

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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RS400s at Loch Tummel

From Phil Britton, with pics courtesy Loch Tummel Sailing Club: In the early part of the week beforehand, the forecast was apocalyptic – by Thursday, it had moderated, slightly – but, rather than make a decision, it was decided to defer  until Friday. Friday came, with no material change in the forecast – the ‘committee’ dithered but ultimately, perhaps unduly under the ...

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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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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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Champagne at the Ayr Races – RS400 Scottish Traveller #6

Report By Richard Bolton, with Photos Credit Alan Henderson of Fotoboat: software computer Prestwick SC was a first time venue for the penultimate Scottish Tour event of 2013. Crews from as far as Chanonry, Stonehaven and North Berwick arrived to sample beach sailing in sparkling sunshine and perfect 10-15 knot breezes. With several teams starting with an “R” and ending ...

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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 Report from ELYC

Keith Bedborough sent us this report (by Stewart Robertson) of the RS400 event held during the East Lothian Yacht Club Regatta (all photos copyright Rich Miller apart from the headliner which is ours). See more of Rich’s excellent pics here and our own event pics here: Scottish RS400 Nationals report at North Berwick (by Stewart Robertson) 13 RS400s turned up ...

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RS Machine rolls on…

Check it out – you can get a custom-looking RS 400….yeehaw!!! From big Worlds to bespoke boats…   RS Tera Worlds (in the UK for the first time) – set to see the biggest Tera fleet so far. RS Feva Worlds – Rocketed to entry limit. Inaugural RS100 Worlds on Lake Como in the Autumn – Looks like over 40 ...

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