Oops, he did it again! Robin Folin wins Novembre in Hyères

Team Give me 5 of Robin Follin, Gaulthier Germain, Emeric Michel and Zou Schmmel (France Jeune) won the French SB20 Nationals in Hyères, the hosting venue of SB20 Worlds 2019! After…

1st SB20 Cascais Winter Series opens the season with 30 boats

Saturday, November 3rd marked the first event of another SB20 Winter Series in famous Cascais, the increasing popularity of which and attractiveness of the Class has been phenomenal and goes…

Australian’s BMW Showdown Series in high winds

The 2018 BMW Showdown Series have just finished in Tasmania with more than 70 boats racing in a fresh 15 knot nor’wester, with some gusts of up to 28 knots. With the…

Singapore runs its Nationals with five races

SB20 Class Singapore faced two challenging days on water last weekend running their 2018 Nationals. The fleet of 13 boats managed to complete the total of five races.    …

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…

Hamble Winter Series One Design opening 2019

The first Weekend of the Hamble Winter Series One Design Championship got off to a better start than had been feared. For the whole of previous week the forecast was…

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…

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…

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…

FSE Robline UK National Championships

FSE Robline SB20 National Championships Report Held at Royal Torbay Yacht Club 15-17 June DAY 1 Two Royal Torbay YC boats shared the lead after the first three races of…

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…

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 – 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…

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…

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 ,…

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…

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…