Busy winter season opener for SB20 Portugal

First event of the SB20 Cascais Winter Series 2019/2020 has finished in epic conditions! 25 boats participated in this regatta, only one week after the #SB20Worlds2019. The winners of this…

New SB20 World Champion 2019 crowned in Hyères!

New SB20 World Champion 2019 was crowned in Hyères this week! After 8 races and five very challenging days team Give Me Five of Robin Follin, Emeric Michel, Gaulthier Germain…

Long day in Hyères on the 4th Day of SB20 Worlds 2019

Another day for Robin Follin and Give Me Five FFVoile team with two more bullets and the worst result in 4th, having gained a massive advantage of 20 points. The…

Stormy Day 3 of the SB20 Worlds and Class news

At the skippers briefing on Day 3 of the SB20 Worlds 2019 PRO Natalie Peberel announced AP flag over A for the day suspending all races for the day due…

Tough fast paced Day 2 at the SB20 World Championship

Day 2 of the SB20 World Championship has started early due to the forecasted strong wind for the afternoon, and the Race Committee had the ambition of calling two races…

Day 1 of the SB20 World Championships 2019

Hyères, France Race 1 of Day 1 of the SB20 Worlds Championships opened with a grey day and raining, something the locals refuse to call normal at this time of…

Opening day of the SB20 World Championships 2019

SB20 World Championships, 19 – 25 October 2019 @ COYCH, Hyères FRANCE Hyères greeted the 65-strong SB20 fleet with dramatic skies and rough seas making sure everyone is prepared for…

“Give Me Five” wins SB20 Grand Slam ahead of the Worlds 2019

Some great sailing in Hyères ahead of the SB20 World Championships in two weeks time with three days in tricky conditions of this renowned venue. Mistral has showed the participants…

Reigning Dutch champion defends the title

2018 (and previous) Dutch SB20 champion claims the title again – team MXTC of Marco van Driel, Joost Assmann and Martijn Worseling won the SB20 Dutch Open Championship 2019 after 8 races! In second was Bart Tytgat,…

Brits take French Nationals, the opening pre-Worlds event 2019

John Pollard’s team “Xcellent” won the French National Championship after 3 days and 9 races with one discard. Tasmanian “Aeolus” of Brett Cooper from SB20 Australia took second and “Give me Five”…

Open Belgium Championship is up for grabs this weekend

SB20 Belgium is back in action! The Class is very pleased to inform that 16 boats are making it to Ostend this weekend. For the fans and followers who couldn’t…

Australian Youth Female team at the 2019 Worlds!

🇦🇺 As we get to almost 70 participants for the SB20 World Championships 2019 three months ahead of the event, we are starting to present some of the teams. Essence…

UK NATIONALS BATTLE: SEA VIEW TAKES NO PRISONERS

SB20 UK National Championships 2019 at Sea View Yacht Club Getting to the event was made incredibly easy with the club kindly organising luggage runs from Warsash, Hamble and Portsmouth….

Viva Italia! Open Italian Championship 2019 to run in July

You might have not seen SB20 Italy on the radar lately, but there’s some news for 2019! The Associazione Italiana SB20 together with Marina di Pisa and Italian Sailing Federation…

The One Design Hyères Series are coming on May 24-26th!

The French SB20 Class Association invites to participate in the Hyères Series at the International Yacht Club de Hyères (I.Y.C.H.). It is not our hosting club for the Worlds this…

Irish SB20 Season Opener to be hotly contested

SB20 Ireland’s Eastern Championships will be hosted already on 4-5 May 2019 by Howth Yacht Club! The Irish SB20 fleet enjoyed a record year in 2018 seeing an incredibly strong…

Unique regatta for SB20 Class: Kazenoy-Am Cup 2019

For the second consecutive year the Sailing Federation of the Chechen Republic driven by Khasan Khadzhiev will organize a regatta in a high mountain lake – Kazenoy-Am 2019 in Chechen…

OPEN BELGIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 17-18 AUGUST 2019

The active fleet members in Belgium together with the Dutch SB20 Association came up with promoting the SB20 Belgium National Championship this year. Having 7 boats in the fleet the…

New team announced for SB20 Class, where girls rock!

A new sailing project – TRSCompetitions – was announced at the 3rd SB20 Cascais Winter Series, previously it was known as team Respect, the owner of the red boat that…

UK season opens with the Frostbite Championships & coaching day

Our first UK event of 2019 is the Frostbite Championships (16-17 Mar) at Warsash Sailing Club. Saturday is a class subsidised coaching day (limited spaces so book now). The regatta…

Greece invites foreigners to their 2019 “in-club SB20 circuit”

After their first successful in-club events in 2018, Thessaloniki-based Club called “Sailing Time” decided to take it a step further and have a series of events! Furthermore after already having some…

Team MST from Russia takes 2nd Winter Series in Cascais

Very light winds and warm weather prevailed for the 2nd SB20 Winter Series in Cascais that happened on 1-2 December at Clube Naval de Cascais. The fleet of over 35 boats…

It’s heating up for the Australian Championship 2018

The Australian SB20 fleet returns to the River Derwent this weekend to contest the 2018 Australian Championship. The Derwent Sailing Squadron will host the three-day regatta, sponsored by Performance Automobiles…

November in Hyères is shaping up to be one heck of a list of sailors!

France to face its 2018 SB20 Nationals on 9-11th November, one of the testing events before the Worlds next year, that will be happening in approximately the same time at…

Three SB20 events – three countries!

Last weekend three European countries hosted their SB20 sailing events, each seeing the fleets from 10 to 20 boats! First to name shall be the Irish Sailing All Ireland Championships…

SB20s chosen for one-design All Ireland Championships 2018

This weekend there’s Irish Sailing All Ireland Sailing Championships taking place in Lough Ree Yacht Club in Co. Westmeath on 6-7th of October. The event has run since 1947 and…

#GameChangers shine at the National Championships in Kiev

Past weekend saw one more National Championship in SB20 Class, this time in Ukraine! Organized by the Ukrainian Sailing Federation and Kiev Racing Yacht Club at the premises of Yacht…

One weekend – Two National Champions!

It becomes a tradition to follow two SB20 National Championships over the same weekend and this time it was the turn for Russia and Holland to claim their 2018 heroes!…

European Champions crowned in Ireland

SB20 European Championship concluded in Ireland with the victory of the Russian VIS Sailing team of Artem basalkin, Timur Sabirzianov and Aleksandr Mikhailov. After a beautiful week in Dun Laoghaire,…

SB20 France 2019 Major Hyères events ahead of the Worlds

Ahead of the SB20 European Championships in Ireland that is about to start at the Royal Irish Yacht Club next week we receive the French SB20 Class Association calendar for…

Youth Entry for the European Championships in Dublin!

The Irish SB20 Association, the UK SB20 Association and Sportsboat World have come together to support a Youth Entry for the SB20 European Championships 2018 in Ireland! At the recent…

SB20 Ireland hosts Eastern Championship in 30 knots

Over the weekend the Royal St. George Yacht Club together with SB20 Ireland hosted the Eastern Championship on Dublin bay, the last competition before the SB20 European Championship 2018. The fleet consisted of…

SB20 sailors at Aarhus Sailing World Championships

Today is the official final day of the Hempel Sailing World Championships in Aarhus (Denmark), that sailing fans have been following all week. With the last Medal Races today of…

Nearly 25 boats for Easterns in Dublin ahead of the Europeans

The Royal St. George Yacht Club will be hosting the SB20 fleet for the Irish Eastern Championships on 11 – 12th August 2018. A strong fleet is expected for what…

COWES WEEK – RACING IN THE GRAND SLAM

This week features the renowned Lendy Cowes Week, a 4-day of competitive one-design racing with up to  and total of 11 races for the SB20 Cowes Grand Slam 2018 on 4-7th August….

Flash News: Cascais wins the bid for SB20 World Championships 2020

  Cascais, Portugal pulls out a hat trick after a close vote for the SB20 World Championships 2020. This will be the third trip back to Cascais for the SB20…

First entry list for SB20 Europeans announced

The first entry list with 10 nations in was announced today for the SB20 European Championship that will take place in beautiful Dun Laoghaire, Dublin in four weeks time, 25th…

Champagne conditions for Taittinger regatta

For the first time ever the SB20 class were awarded a start at the very popular Royal Solent Yacht Club Taittinger Regatta; with a total of 200 boats and over…

First SB20 champagne regatta in Solent with Taittinger

In about an hour time the annual Taittinger RSYC regatta will kick off with Champagne Reception at the Royal Solent Yacht Club at Yarmouth, where a modest fleet of SB20s…

Ireland and Portugal crown their National Champions

The last weekend of June greeted two SB20 National Championships held one in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland that will be hosting the 2018 Europeans this year, and one in Cascais, Portugal –…