RS100

Summary

The RS100, first launched in 2009 by RS Sailing, is a singlehanded skiff.[1] Possessing an asymmetric spinnaker[1] the boat has two PY numbers of 981 for the 10.2 rig and 1004 for the 8.4 rig.[2] The RS100 has a racing event circuit in the United Kingdom and in Europe, with the Eurotour beginning in 2011.[3]

RS100
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RS100 on Lake Iseo +
Development
DesignerPaul Handley
Year2009
DesignOne-Design
NameRS100
Crew1
Boat
Crew1
Hull
TypeMonohull
ConstructionEpoxy & GRP Foam Sandwich
Hull weight115 lb (52 kg) (176 lb (80 kg) total sailing weight)
LOA14 ft 2 in (4.32 m)
Beam6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Hull appendages
Keel/board typeCenterboard
Rig
Rig typeCarbon composite mast (2 part)
Sails
Mainsail area7.4 Rig - 77 sq ft (7.2 m2)
8.4 Rig - 88 sq ft (8.2 m2)
10.2 Rig - 107 sq ft (9.9 m2)
Spinnaker area130 sq ft (12 m2)
Racing
RYA PN7.2 Rig - N/A
8.4 Rig - 1000
10.2 Rig - 992

Performance and designEdit

A comprehensive development blog was kept throughout the design and testing and launch of the RS100.[4]

AwardsEdit

  • 2010 - Awarded Yachts & Yachting magazine's Dinghy of the Year in the UK.[5]
  • 2011 - Voted Sailing World magazine's overall Boat of the Year in the USA magazine's 25th annual awards.[6]

World ChampionshipsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
2013
Hyères
31 Boats
  Alistair Dickson (GBR)   Antonio Tamburin (ITA)   Jack Holden (GBR)
2018
Weymouth

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "YachtsandYachting.com RS100 Class Page". Yachts and Yachting. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Portsmouth Number List 2021". Royal Yachting Association. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  3. ^ Childs, Paul (14 April 2011). "RS100 Eurotour goes live". Yachts and Yachting. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Development Blog". RS Sailing. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  5. ^ "RS100 - Winner of the Y&Y Dinghy of the Year 2010". RS100 Sailing. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  6. ^ Wadhams, Martin (20 December 2011). "RS100 announced 2011 Boat of the Year by Sailing World". Yachts and Yachting. Retrieved 7 June 2011.

External linksEdit

  • RS Sailing (Global HQ)
  • ISAF Connect to Sailing
  • International RS Classes Association (IRSCA)
  • UK RS Association