Please select your home edition
Edition
RS Sailing 2021 - LEADERBOARD

RS Aero Class invited to 'Racing of the Future' Course at the Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta

by RS Sailing 28 Apr 10:30 BST 27 May - 5 June 2022
RS Aero 7 © RS Sailing

The RS Aero will be a part of the Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta, which is taking place from 27 May to 5 June 2022 in Almere, Netherlands.

Renowned for being the most technically advanced boat in its sector, the RS Aero is no stranger to the world stage and is a great fit for the new 'Racing of the Future' Course which aims to showcase equipment innovation and a cultural shift that celebrates the future of our sport.

The innovative RS Aero design includes an impressive list of sustainable credentials. The 30kg hull, significantly minimises weight and efficient manufacture, and its efficient stacking system allows over 28 boats to be loaded into a 40' shipping container, minimising freight cost and the carbon footprint of distribution to dealers and regattas. Further supported with robotic racing marks and an electric rib, the Pulse 63 provided by RS Sailing's sister brand RS Electric Boats, the 'Racing of the Future' course is really shaping up to be at the forefront of sustainable dinghy racing.

Alongside its passion for sustainability, the International RS Aero Class celebrates inclusivity. The RS Aero's modern design enables a broader spectrum of sailors to compete at the pinnacle of this fleet. This, paired with a charter fleet of 20 brand new RS Aero's, provided by RS Sailing, opens up participation to sailors from outside of the class or travelling from further afield.

Peter Barton, the International RS Aero Class Manager commented, "The International RS Aero Class is very excited to be included in the Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta this year and thanks the organisers for their invitation. RS Sailing providing a large charter fleet gives the opportunity for sailors new to the RS Aero to join current Class members at this prestigious event. It will be very interesting to watch the event progress with the new RS Aero Class at this World Sailing event and we look forward to building on this in the future."

The RS Aero Class is an established International Class and winner of the 2019 World Sailing Equipment Trials for the 2024 Men's and Women's One Person Dinghy Event. With the RS Aero World Championship taking place in The Gorge, Oregon, United States in June, followed by the Inaugural RS Aero Youth World Championship taking place in Weymouth, United Kingdom this July, recognition of the RS Aero's potential by being included in the 'Race of the Future' course further showcases that the RS Aero Class is truly international, inclusive and going from strength to strength.

Marieke Rot-Gijzel, the RS Sailing Netherlands Representative, commented, "Selection to be a part of the Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta will further support the ongoing growth of the RS Aero Class in the Netherlands and across wider Europe. We are looking forward to welcoming a diverse group of sailors to the event and bringing some of the famed RS Sailing culture to the event too!"

The Notice of Race is due to be updated shortly. Please find further information about the event here and visit here to charter an RS Aero during the Hempel World Cup Allianz Regatta.

Related Articles

Top 10 tips for your first Championship Regatta
Some great advice from the team at RS Sailing Here are our top ten tips to help prepare you for your first-ever championship regatta! Posted on 21 Jun
The fantastic RS events we know and love
We are on the countdown to the RS Games 2022 The summer is coming in hot! The fantastic RS events we know and love have begun, the sun is doing its very best to come out, and we are on the countdown to the RS Games 2022! Posted on 1 Jun
Top 10 tips for getting your training fleet ready
RS Sailing helping to get set for the start of the summer season! The season is kicking off, and as ever, it's essential to spend some time rigging up your boat and sailing it before your customers and students arrive at your Sailing Club or Training Centre. Posted on 24 May
An investment in future of Para Sailing globally
With the inaugural Youth Para World Sailing Championships RS Sailing is proud to announce that its award-winning RS Venture Connect sailboat has been selected by World Sailing as the supplied equipment of choice at an exciting new Para World Sailing event aimed specifically at youth sailors. Posted on 1 May
Springing into action
RS Games entry now open, RS Toura key features video, and more The sun is out, the breeze is here, and we are ready to get back out on the water. At RS this Spring, we are all about adventures; whether that's cruising to your favourite beach with your family or tackling your first racing event! Posted on 30 Mar
RS Sailing announces new partnership
Ziegelmayer Handelsgesellschaft to represent the brand in Germany After 20 years representing RS Sailing in Germany, distributor Christian Brandt has decided to step away from the business and will now focus exclusively on servicing RS Aero customers. Posted on 17 Mar
Help increase female participation at your club
What can we do at a local level? There are some amazing initiatives to increase female participation at the pinnacle of our sport at the moment, from the Olympic Games, SailGP, to The Ocean Race but what can we do at a local level to help increase female participation? Posted on 16 Mar
RS Sailing launches the brand new RS Toura
Fits in the range between the RS Quest and Venture, with room for 7 crew RS Sailing launches the brand new RS Toura! A modern dinghy with enviable space and a durable rotomolded polyethylene hull, families and training centres can revel in the freedom of being out on the water with ease. Posted on 16 Feb
RS400 Demo Boat available for trials and events
Including the Noble Marine Rooster National Championships Are you thinking of joining the RS400 class? If so, come and find out why this class remains so popular, over 25 years after it was launched, with great turnouts, a 50-boat National Championships, and a super-friendly and welcoming fleet. Posted on 12 Feb