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RS Feva Update

Well done to Isabella Morehead and Tom Morehead for taking the Leinsters, the Regatta and the TT in style at Howth last weekend.


An outstanding achievement with full credit to the RCYC Feva fleet who now hold all the National titles in the class in their first full year!

Munster Champions: Richard Harrington and Amy Harrington 
National Champions: Isabella Morehead and Tom Morehead

Leinster Champions: Isabella Morehead and Tom Morehead


full results

RS feva Worlds are on in Sweden just over a week, with 5 RCYC boats going including the following:

Jane Cudmore & Viki Cudmore
Richard harrington & Conor Lyden
Isabella Morehead & Tom Morehead
Richard Roberts & Robbie English

Julie Tingle & Ally Morehead

Another 8 boats from Ireland are also going so it should be a great week

Keep an eye on them at and let them know you are supporting them

Some rules have changed in June and allow better use of some of the controls aboard. The outhaul is well worth exploiting with the additional purchase allowing better adjustment afloat.

Go to for the ISAF official document

The following amendments to the Class Rules have been approved to be
effective 16th June 2008.
Rule C.9.2
Amendment: Add new rules (d) to (g) to read as follows:
“(d) The kicking strap/vang shall have a purchase not exceeding 6:1
(e) The following control lines may have any number and type of block, thimble
or ring in the purchase systems but shall not exceed the following purchases:
a. The mainsail outhaul 8:1
b. The mainsail downhaul / Cunningham 4:1
(f) The jib halyard may be rigged to produce a 3:1 purchase and may have a
thimble or a ring introduced into the system but not a block
(g) The gennaker sheet blocks may be of free running or ratchet types”
Rule C.9.4
Amendment: Add new rule to read as follows:
The metal hook at the outboard end of the boom that is used for attaching the
mainsail clew to the boom may be replaced by a Velcro type strap system.”
Figure 1
Amendment: Delete current wording and replace with the following:
“Sail numbers/letters shall be placed in accordance with RRS Appendix G.1.2.”


The Feva Words, the Tera worlds and the Mirror Europeans area all on at Gottskar at the same time – brave town!! So good luck to all our travellers, keep up the good work while they are a way and start wiuth getting the boats back in the dinghy park this weekend with the Saturday Leagues continuing at the usual time, contact Grattan Roberts if you would on any sailing matters in our absence




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