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RS Sailing
Premier Way, Abbey Park
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9DQ
01794 526760

RS Boats For North America to Discover

November 2, 2023

Known as the world’s largest small-sailboat brand, RS Sailing not only designs innovative models that are chosen by leading organizations globally, but it also builds vibrant class communities. The RS Sailing range features everything from the quick and responsive single-handed RS Aero to the sturdy and spacious RS Toura. With such a wide range of versatile products it’s inevitable that a few become more well-known than others. The top choices in one part of the world are often different than elsewhere. The RS Quest, RS Feva and RS Aero are frequent favorites in North America; great for families, camps and training programs. But there is a whole chunk of the RS Sailing range that North American sailors have yet to discover.

It is sometimes hard to believe that North American sailors have yet to jump on board some of RS Sailing’s most fun and exhilarating boats. But, the cat is out of the bag! If there is one thing North American sailors like more than going fast, it’s being the first to start a trend. So here is your sign to test out some of our lesser-known boats and get ready to say ‘I told you so’ to all your friends and family. So without further ado, here is a list of the RS Sailing boats you’ve probably never heard of but should add to your watch list.

RS500

RS500

RS500 – Like most boats on this list, the RS500 falls under RS Sailing’s Race category. It is a fast and exciting single trapeze double-hander. Already incredibly popular across Europe, the RS500 has a growing International Class and has a World Championship every year. With both a youth and adult age range, the RS500 will fit in exceptionally well in North America, allowing the entire family to enjoy sailing this high-performance skiff.

 

2000

2000 – The 2000 is unique in that it is used as both a training and racing boat. The boat offers a perfect transition from training into more advanced techniques and racing. There is a full open circuit series plus championships. North American sailors are frequently looking for a boat that will grow with them as they learn and advanced. They can look no further than the 2000. Easily sailed solo, the boat can accommodate up to four crew. It can also be adjusted for more advanced sailors by adding a trapeze and/or spinnaker.

Two RS400 Sailing Dinghy racing downwind with their blue and white asymmetric kites up. Going very fast!

RS400

RS400 – Near and dear to RS Sailing is the RS400. This fast, well-mannered boat helped launch RS Sailing and built the company’s reputation. Just as popular now as it was at the beginning, this boat is a gennaker powered double-handed boat. The powerful rig and high-volume hull are perfectly suited for medium to heavy teams, excellent for mixed teams of parent and kid or two adults. Given its immense popularity in Europe, it’s a no-brainer that North American sailors would enjoy it as well.

RS700

RS700

RS700 – Unlike the other boats on this list, the RS700 is a purpose-built single handed skiff. It is a top level boat with performance and equalization that ensures big or small sailors can find success. User-friendly systems are combined with elite competition on the RS Racing Circuits. Word to the wise, this boat was designed with speed and performance in mind and is not for the faint hearted! This class has a cult following and it’s easy to see why.

RS800

RS800

RS800 – If there is one thing North American sailors can agree on when choosing a boat, it’s that high performance matters. To them we say: meet the RS800. This double-trapezed skiff offers the kind of performance many sailors dream about. Whether you are levelling up from youth racing or stepping up from slower boats, this skiff class is ideal for everyone, men, women and kids. Minimal weight and hull drag lead to awesome speeds and thrilling exhilaration. North American sailors are going to be kicking themselves once they see what they’ve been missing out on with this boat.

RS Games 2018

RS100

RS100 – The RS100 is perhaps the most unique boat on this list, a single-hander with a gennaker. Featuring top-of-the-line responsiveness, the RS100 is highly rewarding for sailors who relish a little challenge. Three rig sizes cover a wide range of sailors, and the cockpit is incredibly comfortable in all conditions. Any fans of the RS Aero would love the performance and features of the RS100. Plus, the addition of the gennaker keeps things new and exciting.

This list really goes to show that no matter which boat in the RS Sailing range you choose, you are guaranteed a great time. So here’s to charting new waters, trying new things and finding your new favorite boat.

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