Vive la France at SB20 World sailing !

              Young French skipper Achille Nebout, sailing Le Reservoir/Mazet & Associes, today brilliantly won the 2018 World championship for the SB20 one-design sports boat…

Down to the wire in SB20 Worlds on the Derwent

Tasmanian sailor Michael Cooper has fought back in his bid to win the 2018 SB20 World championship, but the competition is fierce with two French and a British boat his…

2018 Worlds Day 3 – Export Roo slides down SB20 leader board

Export Roo, Tasmania’s major hope to win the  SB20 World Championship 2018 on Hobart’s River Derwent today slid down the leader board from first to sixth place overall. Export Roo,…

Day 2 – Worlds leader Michael Cooper cops UFD

British yachtsman Richard Powell snatched victory on the final spinnaker run of race five of the SB20 Worlds today, ending a boat-for-boat duel between Tasmanians Brett Cooper and Michael Cooper….

Export Roo hops to the lead in SB20 Worlds

Hobart yachtsman Michael Cooper yesterday made an impressive start to winning the SB20 World championship on the River Derwent  that he so narrowly missed  at Cowes, England, last August. Steering…

French Youth sailor Robin Follin makes his mark on Derwent

French youth sailor and former world champion Robin Follin has emerged as hot favourite for the SB20 World championship on Hobart’s River Derwent, starting on Sunday. Helming Give Me 5…

SB20 Pre-Worlds 2018 on the River Derwent, Hobart

News update – day 2 – 4 January 2018   Exhilarating and tough SB20 sailing on the Derwent Day two of the SB0 pre-Worlds regatta has provided competitors with two…

Sportsboatworld.com crowned 2017 SB20 World Champions!

Photo credit: Jennifer Burgis SB20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 Friday 1st September Henri Lloyd Race Day 5: The FinalThose of you who read our newsletter yesterday may be rather surprised to see this…

SB20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Race Day 4

Thursday 31st August 2017Competitors got four races today in what turned out to be a windier day than predicted. It was pretty shifty with the breeze varying between 6-25 knots in…

SB20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – RACEGEEK RACE – Day 3

Wednesday 30th August 2017 Well we asked for it and we got it! The great British weather showed her true colours this morning with race officials getting sailors out of bed…

2017 Worlds – Grapefruit Graphics Race Day 2

Tuesday 29th August 2017 As the sun set on the opening day of the SB20 World Championships yesterday there were great hopes of a building breeze for today. By morning it was clear the great…

2017 SB20 World Championships – Day 1 Highlights

Day 1: Monday 28th August 2017 Hyde Sails race day Today saw the start of the first day of the 2017 SB20 World Championships. Based in Cowes and organised by the…

Hobart Worlds 2018 – You Can Still Get In!

    Tasmania – 2017 Best Place in the World to Visit in January (Lonely Planet) Warm weather, reliable sea breezes, and great accommodation for all budgets… Hobart seems to be…

SB20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP’S NEW WEBSITE NOW LIVE!

Event date: 25 August to 1 September 2017 Website: sb20worlds.co.uk Entry: Enter for the World Championships here Our all new website is now live ahead of the 10th anniversary of…

Pre Regattas for the 2017 SB20 World Championships

The SB20 Class is getting ready for the 2017 Worlds in the UK! This document provides information on events, launching and storage of boats for sailors wanting to arrive early in…

Cascais SB20 Winter Series – Part 3 !

For the 3rd weekend of Cascais Winter Series in Portugal last weekend, attendance was amazing, with 21 boats,  – 16 from Portugal, 2 from Ukraine, 1 from Ireland, 1 from  Russia…

SB20 ASIAN GRAND SLAM & ASIA PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Source & more at : www.sb20asiangrandslam.com – 22 January, 2017 After three days of waiting the crews sailing in the 3rd SB20 Asian Grand Slam finally got what they came for….

SB20 Worlds 2017 – Cowes (UK): Registration is now open !

  Dear worldwide SB20 sailors,   The web pages for the 2017 SB20 Worlds have now been set live! Hosted in Cowes (UK), from August 26th to September 1st ,…

3rd Series Cascais SB20 Winter Series 2016/2017

Don’t miss out on the next Cascais Winter Series event on January 21st & 22nd 2017   Bright sunshine,  temperatures over 15ºC,  and typical northerly winds, this is the magic of…

2016/2017 Winter Series Launched in Cascais, Portugal

  The first weekend of November saw the opening of the 1st SB20  Winter Series in Cascais, Portugal. Two  excellent days of sailing, with a wind breeze of 12 to 15…

Stormforce Coaching SB20 UK National Championships 2016

by Tom Clay The final day of the SB20 Nationals dawned bright and sunny with a good Force 4 gusting 5 and with the Championship led by four points by…

Hugo Rocha and New Territories take Cascais 2016 World Championship crown

  September 4, 2016 The last day of the Cascais SB20 World Championships 2016 on Saturday, September 3 saw Hugo Rocha with his New Territories team crowned World Champions, defeating…

Russians reassert their dominance at the Cascais 2016 World Championship on a big downwind Day 4

September 2, 2016 Three more races were completed for the Cascais SB20 World Championships on the penultimate day of racing, Friday September 2, with more strong breeze and big swell…

Changing fortunes on Day 3 of the Cascais 2016 World Championship

September 1, 2016 It was a day of changes at the Cascais SB20 World Championships, which saw three more challenging races completed on Thursday, September 1. First, the weather proved…

Stakes are raised at the 2016 Cascais 2016 World Championship on Day 2

August 31, 2016 Day two of the Cascais SB20 World Championships 2016 today, Wednesday 31 August, brought three more testing races for the 75-boat fleet – or, according to some crews, two…

Big breeze baptism of fire for 2016 Cascais 2016 World Championship

August 30, 2016 The Cascais SB20 World Championships got off to a strong start today, Tuesday August 30 with three races held in testing but hugely enjoyable conditions with Portuguese…

Star-studded SB20 fleet set for superb Cascais 2016 World Championship

August 26, 2016 The Cascais 2016 SB20 World Championships start next week, from Tuesday 30 August, at the renowned venue of Cascais in Portugal. The Atlantic city of Cascais is…

North Sea Regatta delivers high speed Dutch Grand Slam spectacular

May 19, 2016 Twenty SB20s headed to the Netherlands for the Dutch Grand Slam, part of the North Sea Regatta, powered by Delta Lloyd (May 13-16, 2016). The forecast was…

SB20 class head out for four full-on days at top Dutch regatta

 May 13, 2016 The SB20 class’s second European Grand Slam of the season kicks off today, Friday May 13, at the North Sea Regatta, powered by Delta Lloyd. The North…

Challenging mixed conditions for first European Grand Slam of the 2016 season

30 knot gusts to light and tactical winds for a challenging series May 6, 2016 The SB20 fleet assembled in glamorous Cannes, on the south of France, for the first…

Cannes Sailing Cup 2016 – Warming-up for Grand Slam France 2016!

This second edition gathered 16 teams from 4 nations (Fra-Gbr-Ita-Rus) , with a very high level as 5 of the top 10 teams of the 2015 Worlds were present. Cannes was also…

Asian Grand Slam & Asia Pacific Championships 2016

Great day-by-day video summaries of an exceptional event! Enjoy the first SB20 Asian Grand Slam / Asia Pacific Championships 😉    

SB20 fleet gathers in Singapore for first ever Asian Grand Slam

Sailors from over 10 countries and opposite sides of the globe are gathering in Singapore for the inaugural Asian Grand Slam for the SB20 class, and this year’s Asia Pacific Championships….

SB20 class confirm ‘dream venue’ of Hobart, Australia to host the 2018 World Championships

The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and Derwent Sailing Squadron in Australia are to jointly host the SB20 World Championships in January 2018. Between 80 and 100 of the high-performance…

Remember 2015: Torbole, July 2015 – Day 1

      July 2015 saw the grand opening of the 2015 World Championship, held at Circolo Vela Torbole, on Lake Garda Italy. A warm welcome and windy sailing, perfect conditions…

Exciting SB20 2018 World Championship for Hobart

The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and Derwent Sailing Squadron will conduct the biggest and most exciting world championship for one-design yachts ever seen on Hobart’s River Derwent when they…

1st Cascais Winter Series 2015/2016

The Cascais Winter Series opened with a summer’s weekend, sun shining and sailing in shorts. Saturday, the wind was 10 knots, allowing to perform 3 nice and competitive races with…

Duel to the end at the 2015 SB20 French National Championship in Hyeres, France

 The Champion of France title came down to a duel during the last race in Hyeres, France on Sunday.   After 4 races in a light 8 – 12 knot sea…

2015 SB20 French National Championship in Hyeres, France

Hyeres as usual for the first day of the French Sailing Federation National Championship for the SB20 Class.  With a bright blue sky and 23 degrees in the shade, short…

Singapore Nationals 2015

Singapore Nationals 2015

  Werner repeats and sets up favouritism for Asia Pacifics Grand Slam in January   Held over the weekend of 31st Oct and 1st Nov and organised by Raffle’s Marina…