2021 UK Series | SB20 Class

2021 UK Series

PROVISIONAL SB20 UK NATIONAL & SOLENT SERIES 2021

2021 National Series – National Championships plus best 2 results count (National Championships and Cowes Grand Slam have a 0.8 multiplier)

2021 Solent Series – Best 4 out of 7 results count

The table below identifes which events feature in the UK National Series and the Solent Series. It also includes the Grand Slam Series and World Championships (plus worlds warm ups).

2021 Informal Solent Training – Local boat meet informally to practice just near the River Hamble, exact itinerary agreed by WhatsApp by that particular week’s participants.

2021 Event Date UK National Series Solent Series Informal Solent Training Note
Formal Class Coaching Day TBC        www.sb20class.com/uk-frostbite-championships/
Frostbite Championships TBC    YES    www.sb20class.com/uk-frostbite-championships/
Solent Training 27 March     YES Member’s race training
Warsash SC Spring Series 14, 21, 28 March, 11 April       Series of four Sundays
Northern Champs (Windemere)   YES      
Warsash SC Spring Champs WE1 17-18 April       Twin weekend event
Warsash SC Spring Champs WE2 24-25 April   YES   Twin weekend event
Solent Training 16 May     YES Member’s race training
RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup  22-23 May   YES   Weekend Event 
Portuguese Nationals (Cascais) 18-20 June        
Solent Training 27 June     YES Member’s race training
Royal Southern YC June Regatta     YES    
Round the Island Race 3 July       Stand Alone Event
Solent Training 4 July     YES Member’s race training
Royal Solent YC Taitinger Regatta  17-18 July   YES    
Cowes Week Grand Slam  31 Jul-3 Aug  YES     For National Series multiply result by 0.8
Cowes Week Mini Slam 4-7 Aug    YES    
World Championships (Cascais) 29 August – 3 September        
Solent Training 11 Sept     YES Member’s race training
UK Sprint Championships (Torbay) 23 September  YES     Coached event
UK National Champs (Torbay) 24-26 September YES     For National Series multiply result by 0.8
Hamble One Design Champs WE1     YES   Twin weekend Event
Hamble One Design Champs WE2         Twin weekend Event
Inland Championships   YES      

SB20 UK NATIONAL SERIES 2021

UK National Series

  • Northern Area Championships
  • Southern Area Championships
  • Cowes Grand Slam (1sthalf of Cowes Week)*
  • UK Sprint Championships
  • UK National Championships*
  • UK Inland Championships

National Series Qualification & Scoring

  • UK National Championships plus best two other results count (may include DNC)
  • For events a boat does not race in it will score DNC, (DNC = number of entries in busiest event plus 1)

National Series Weighting for Major Events

  • * For the National Series a 0.8 multiplier is applied to both the UK Nationals and the Cowes Grand Slam results, i.e. your final event result will be multiplied by 0.8 before becoming a series result.
  • Multipliers are not applied to DNC scores

National Series Entry

  • Every paid up UK SB20 member/boat that competes in one or more series events will automatically be entered into the UK National Series.

SB20 SOLENT SERIES 2021

Solent Series

  • Frostbite Championships
  • Warsash SC Spring Championships (single weekend)
  • RORC Vice Admirals Cup
  • Royal Southern YC June Regatta
  • Royal Solent YC Taitinger Regatta
  • Cowes Mini Slam (2ndhalf of Cowes Week)
  • Hamble One Design Championships (single weekend)

Solent Series Qualification & Scoring

  • 1 event counts as a series
  • If only 1 or 2 events are sailed all results count. If 3 or 4 events are sailed then 1 discard is applied.  If 5 events are sailed then your best 3 results count.  If 6 or more events are sailed your best 4 results count.
  • For events a boat does not race in it’s series score will be DNC, (DNC = number of series entries plus 1)

Solent Series Weighting for Major Events

  • For the Solent Series a 0.8 multiplier is applied to the Southern Area Championships Result, i.e. your final event result will be multiplied by 0.8 before becoming a series result.

Solent Series Entry

  • Every paid up SB20 member/boat that competes in one or more of the series events will automatically be entered into the Solent Series. 

If a dispute arises as to the wording of the above notice or scoring (for either series) then the UK Class Secretary’s opinion on the intended wording will be applied and will be final.