A blast at Massilia Cup 2019 in Marseille

Great season opening for French SB20 Class Association opened the season last weekend. Five races in difficult conditions at the 3-day 38th edition of Massilia Cup, known as “Voile sur…

5th SB20 Cascais Winter Series event crowns season winner

Team MST of Vasily Grigoriev from Russia wins overall SB20 Cascais Winter Series even before the last event was sailed! 42 boats from 11 countries were taking part in the…

Summer or Winter Series this month in Cascais?

The 4th SB20 Cascais Winter Series gathered a record number of 35 boats representing 10 nationalities! “We can say that Cascais is running an European Championship every month during the…

SB20 2019 Asian Grand Slam And Asia Pacific Championships

Race Report: DAY 1 2019 Asian Grand Slam And Asia Pacific Championships. The fleet was blesssd with the glorious North East Monsoon having filled in over the past week in…

3rd SB20 Cascais Winter Series won by Russians, again!

The first day of the 3rd SB20 Cascais Winter Series brought as forecasted a westerly breeze of 15 to 20 knots that build up along the day and hit peaks…

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…

EXPORT ROO the new SB20 Australian Champion!

Michael Cooper, skipper of Export Roo, and his team of David Chapman and Sam Tiedemann sailed into the history books today winning their first Australian SB20 title on the River…

Same leader, change in Top three for Day 2 of AUS Nationals

Day two of the 2018 SB20 Australian Championship showed what one design sailing is all about, with slick crew work and clever tactics the order of the day. Race Officer Ian…

It’s a Cooper-fest on River Derwent on Day 1 of AUS Championship

The 2018 SB20 Australian Championship got underway in dramatic fashion today! Sailing started in a 12-15 knot south easterly breeze, but towards the end of the day, the wind pressure and…

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.    …

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…

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…

#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!…

SB20 Europeans final days report

Day 3 forecast was for light or no wind, but the hopes for some breeze were still there. The RC departed in search of wind after a small delay, reporting…

Ireland Launches the SB20 Europeans 2018

  Hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin,  from the 25th of August to the 1st of September, the SB20 European Championships 2018 racing started yesterday….

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…

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…

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…

SB20 UK SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS

EVENT REPORT- Thursday 14 June 2018 at Royal Torbay Yacht Club The SB20 Class UK sailed their UK Sprint Championship wich 20 boats used as a warm up before the…

RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup & UK Southern Area Championships

Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Vice Admiral’s Cup was the second event of the SB20 Solent Series, the third event of the SB20 National series and the SB20 Southern Area Championships….

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…

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….

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…