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…

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…

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….

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…

Cascais Grand Slam – 28th / 29th of November

Cascais Grand Slam , Portugal –28th and 29th of November   Great performance from Vis Sailing Team with Vadim Pushev, Timur Sabirzanov and Alexander Mikhailov that won the 2015 Cascais…

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…

OLYMPIC TALENT DOMINATES PORTUGUESE NATIONALS IN CASCAIS

The SB20 Portuguese Nationals of the 2015 season took place in Cascais, Portugal, earlier this month. The Clube Naval de Cascais is the venue for next year’s 2016 SB20 World Championships, and…

Andy Oddie, Gareth Edwards and Rob Greenhalgh take victory at Stormforce Coaching SB20 National Championships

    Skipper Andy Oddie, and his crew of Gareth Edwards and Rob Greenhalgh, are the 2015 SB20 National Champions, after winning three of the six-race series at the Royal Southern YC in…

BIG BREEZE RUSSIAN NATIONALS AT ST PETERSBURG

A year after the SB20 World Championships visited St Petersburg, the class continues to build momentum in Russia. For this year’s Open Russian SB20 Nationals around 30 boats have convened,…

SB20 Cowes Grand Slam decided after six superb races at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

With a mirror calm Solent, and no sign of any developing seabreeze, the organisers of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week wisely decided to cancel racing for the day early on…

Slippery conditions on Day 3 of the SB20 Grand Slam at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Shifts and puffs – and a light dousing of rain – were the order of the day for the third day of the SB20 Grand Slam at Aberdeen Asset Management…

“One-design racing at its best” for Day 2 of the SB20 Grand Slam at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

Champagne sailing is a phrase often thrown around during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week. For Day 2 of the SB20 class’s Grand Slam, on Sunday August 9, conditions were certainly…

Mediterranean opener for SB20 Grand Slam at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week

With this week’s SB20 Grand Slam in Cowes following class regattas in Hyères on the French Riviera and Torbole in Lake Garda earlier this season, the SB20 class could be…

SB20 class ready for ‘Tour de Cowes’ Grand Slam

The SB20 fleet looks set to be one of the most colourful and competitive on the water during Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, as they host their four-day Grand Slam event…