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 –…

SB20 Irish and Portuguese Nationals this weekend

Not one but two SB20 National Championships will happen this weekend in SB20 Class: Ireland and Portugal will host the fleets most numerous in numbers! Both countries are on the Class…

Watch the UK Sprint Champs and UK National Championships Live (14-17 June, Torquay)

The SB20 Class UK and Royal Torbay Yacht Club have teamed up with SailRacer for the FSE Robline SB20 National Championships. Every boat will have a tracker fitted and you…

More Races added to Cowes Grand Slam

Following talks between the Cowes Week organisers and the UK Committee, this event moves from a 7 race series to an 11 race series. There will now be 3 races…

Portuguese SB20 Nationals gaining momentum

Another solid fleet is building up for the Portuguese SB20 Nationals. The regatta is going to be organised by Clube Naval de Cascais in local waters from the 29th of…

Tough wrap-up of the Winter Series in Cascais

Four consecutive years of SB20 Cascais Winter Series prove stable growth of the Class in this Portuguese sailing mecca. After another fantastic season filled with action, wind shifts and strong…

4th SB20 Cascais Winter Series delivered: a video!

In conclusion of the penultimate event at SB20 Cascais Winter Series SB20 Portugal sees fleet increasing with 2 more teams and more nationalities present. SailCascais, the Portuguese SB20 Class partner…

Strong fleet and solid breeze for the 3rd SB20 Cascais Winter Series

Clear blue skies and a solid breeze of 15 to 25 knots from North/NorthEast is forecasted for this weekend 3rd SB20 Cascais Winter Series organized by Clube Naval de Cascais….

There is something about Cascais..

Cascais 3rd SB20 Winter Series of the 2017/18 season is heating up and another record breaking number of participants is on the cards. “We ran out of boats for the second…

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…

Epic conditions on the last day of the 2nd SB20 WS!

Ukrainian Team ItParfurme of Anatoly Petrov from Odessa YC end at the top at the 2nd SB20 WS Regatta in Cascais. They were followed by Dom Pedro Hotels of local José…

Another tough and great day 2 of SB20 Cascais Winter Series!

Sweet weather today with sunny skies and gentle temperatures for the 2nd day of the SB20 Cascais Winter Series. The day started with nice 12 knots of easterly breeze but…

Tricky Conditions play out on the first day of the 2nd SB20 Cascais Winter Series!

A strong fleet of 33 boats from 6 countries showed up at the starting line of 2nd SB20 WS in Cascais today. Sailors were gifted with clear skies, 8 to…

Record numbers for the 2nd Cascais SB20 Winter Series!

High level of competition is expected for the 2nd SB20 Cascais Winter Series organized by SB20 Portugal and Clube Naval de Cascais on 1-3 December 2017. So far 35 boats…

Strong opening for the 1st SB20 Winter Series 2017/2018

On 4-5th November the season opener of the SB20 Winter Series 2017/2018 witnessed almost 30 boats registered for the race in Cascais, Portugal. International presence with 2 Ukrainian and 2…

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…