2022 UK Series | SB20 Class

2022 UK Series

PROVISIONAL SB20 UK NATIONAL & SOLENT SERIES 2022

2022 National Series – National Championships plus best 2 results count (National Championships and Cowes Grand Slam have a 0.8 multiplier)

2022 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 Portuguese Nationals as a worlds warm up).

2022 EventDateInternational SeriesUK National SeriesSolent SeriesNote
Frostbite ChampionshipsMarch  YES
Warsash SC Spring Series   Four Sundays
Northern Champs , Ullswater26/27 MarYES  
Warsash SC Spring Champs WE1April  Twin weekend event
Warsash SC Spring Champs WE2April YESTwin weekend event
Portugese Nations event29 Apr – 1 MayYES
Royal Southern YC Summer series 1 & SB20 Southern Champs7/8 MayYes
RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup 21/22 May Stand Alone Event
Royal Southern YC June Summer series 24/5 June YES 
Dutch North Sea Regatta 4/6 JuneYES
Round the Island Race25 June   Stand Alone Event
UK Sprint Champs – Royal Southern30 JuneYES
UK National Champs – Royal Southern1/3 JulyYESYES
Lord Birkett Trophy – Ullswater2/3 July
Belgian Nationals – Ostend7/9 JulyYES
Royal Solent YC Taitinger Regatta 23/24 July  
Cowes Week Grand Slam 30 July-2 Aug YES YESFor National Series multiply result by 0.8
Cowes Week Mini Slam3-6 Aug  YES 
Irish East Coast Champs27/28 AugYES
Pre – worlds Dublin4 Sept 
Worlds Dublin5/9 SeptYES
Royal Southern Summer Series 424/25 SeptYESYES
Ullswater Keelboat WeekendTBC
Inland ChampionshipsOctYES
Hamble One Design Champs WE1Oct YESTwin weekend Event
Hamble One Design Champs WE2Oct  Twin weekend Event

SB20 UK NATIONAL SERIES 2022

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 2022

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 both 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.