Top-level international competition at SB20 Grand Slam in Torbole

The second Grand Slam of the season for the SB20 fleet was a highly competitive, international affair, with 26 boats competing from eight nations. Former Olympic sailor Rodion Luka, sailing…

Full Speed Conditions for the First Grand Slam of the 2015 season

FULL SPEED CONDITIONS FOR FIRST GRAND SLAM OF THE SEASON The first SB20 Grand Slam of the 2015 season welcomed an international fleet to Hyères, in the South of France,…

Cannes Sailing Cup 2015 – A Very Successful Premiere!

For the launching of the first Cannes Sailing Cup, The Yacht Club de Cannes welcomed 12 SB20 and 9 Nitro 80  from 4 different nations, a pleasant fleet gathering more…

Primo Cup -Trophée Crédit Suisse SB20 – Jan 30th –Feb 1st 2015

What an opening of the international one-design sailing season 2015 with the launching of the 31st Primo Cup in Monaco! The SB20 class was both grateful and impressed by the…

Autumn Championships Weekend 1

World Champions, Geoff Carveth leads the Garmin Hamble River Winter Series after the first 2 days of racing. UK National Champion, Mark Stokes lies in 2nd place after 7 races….

Laser SB20 Scottish Championships & Images

Awesome Scottish scenery, the beautiful mountains surrounding where the Gare Loch joins the Firth of Clyde, greeted competitors arriving for the weekend. 

Spirit of Cape Town Win UK Laser SB20 National Championships

Brighton BMW SB20 National Championships 2013 credit Teri Dodds

David Hudson, Roger Hudson, Marlon Jones and Wamdisile Xayimpi win the Neilson Active Holiday UK Laser SB3 National Championships hosted by Brighton Marina Yacht Club.

Black Velvet at UK Nationals (Champagne Conditions & Black Flags)

With a forecast of steady pressure from the east increasing to 15 knots as the day progressed, 41 competitors in the Neilson Active Holiday Laser SB3 National Championships left Brighton…

Topsey turvey on day 2 of the 2010 UK Laser SB20 Nationals

Day 2 of racing at the Neilson Active Holiday UK Laser SB3 National Championships started with a steady 10 knots of wind off the coast of Brighton this morning.

Brighton delivers the goods on Day 1 of the 2010 Neilson Active Holidays Laser SB20 Nationals

Brighton delivers the goods on Day 1 of the 2010 Neilson Active Holidays Laser SB20 Nationals

Summer has officially returned to the south coast of the UK today for the first day of racing at the 2010 Neilson Active Holiday Laser SB3 National Championships.

Laser SB20 Solent Series 3 Results – Royal Lymington Yacht Club

Laser SB20 Solent Series 3 Results – Royal Lymington Yacht Club

The final event of the Laser SB3 Solent Series, supported by Gill, the Official Sponsor of the Laser SB3 Class Association,  has taken place.

2010 Scottish Laser SB20 Championships – who’s coming? UPDATED

2010 Scottish Laser SB20 Championships – who’s coming? UPDATED

2010 Scottish SB3 Championships – 18th -19th September 2010 – Rhu, Scotland

“The Kids” take on “The Oracle”……and win!

“The Kids” take on “The Oracle”……and win!

A report from the Laser SB3 class at the Royal Southern Yacht Club’s June Regatta.

Solent Series 3 – Entry Documents

Solent Series 3 – Entry Documents

Please find the entry documents for Solent Series 3 posted below.

Laser SB20 World Championship Entry Tops 100

Laser SB20 World Championship Entry Tops 100

The 2010 World Championship for the Laser SB3 will be hosted by Circolo Vela Torbole, Lake Garda, Italy from 19 – 23 July 2010.

Torquay Open – Events Need Entries!

Torquay Open – Events Need Entries!

I hope that you are all well and enjoying some SB3ing so far this summer? The next event on the SB3 class calendar is the Torquay Open hosted by the Royal…

SB20’s Make Their Annual Pilgrimage to Seaview

SB20’s Make Their Annual Pilgrimage to Seaview

The first weekend in June saw Seaview Yacht Club host the annual pilgrimage of SB3s to the Eastern tip of the Solent for the event supported by Gill, the UK…

Cowes Week Early Discount Entry Fee!

Cowes Week Early Discount Entry Fee!

Just a quick reminder that the early discount entry fee for Cowes Week finishes at 5pm on Monday 14th June – next Monday!

Solent Series 2 Results

Solent Series 2 Results

The Solent Series 2 at Seaview Yacht Club, Isle of Wight, supported by Gill has been won by Gill Race Team, Craig Burlton, Steve ‘AB’ White and Adam Heeley.

Seaview Luggage Pick Up – Change of Plan

Seaview Luggage Pick Up – Change of Plan

There has been a change of plan for the pick up and drop off location of the luggage service to Seaview for the Solent Series this weekend.

Solent Series 2 Sailing Instructions Published

Solent Series 2 Sailing Instructions Published

Please find the Sailing Instructions for the Solent Series 2 in Seaview this weekend, 5th – 6th June 2010.

Gill Race Team Win Solent Series 1

Gill Race Team Win Solent Series 1

Congratulations to Gill Race Team helmed by Craig Burlton and crewed Steve ‘AB’ White and Adam Heeley.

Entry Open for Solent Series 2 – Seaview Yacht Club – 5/6 June 2010

Entry Open for Solent Series 2 – Seaview Yacht Club – 5/6 June 2010

Event documents have now been published for the Laser SB3 Solent Series 2 event to be hosted by Seaview Yacht Club on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th June.

Gill announced as Official Clothing Sponsor to the UK Laser SB20 Class Association

Gill announced as Official Clothing Sponsor to the UK Laser SB20 Class Association

Gill, the technical sailing clothing brand, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Laser SB Class, one of the leading one-design and keelboat fleet racing classes in the world.

Cowes Week Berthing Bookings – Deadline 28th May!

Cowes Week Berthing Bookings – Deadline 28th May!

This year Cowes Week competitors have 2 berthing options, walk ashore in Shepards Wharf or on a Harbour Mooring at the entrance to Cowes and the Medina River.

Torquay Open – Entry Documents Published

Torquay Open – Entry Documents Published

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club host the annual Torquay Open on Friday 18th – Sunday 20th June. A great chance to sail in the 2011 SB3 World Championship venue!

Solent Series 1 – Notice of Race, Entry Form, Pre Event Info

Solent Series 1 – Notice of Race, Entry Form, Pre Event Info

Solent Series 1, hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble on 8/9 May 2010. Please find the Notice of Race, Entry Form and Pre Event Info Documents attached.

SB20’s return to the Grand Prix Ecole Navale for their Eurocup

SB20’s return to the Grand Prix Ecole Navale for their Eurocup

After the outstanding success of the 2009 event which was universally enjoyed, especially by the large travelling contingent of British sailors, a return to Crozan Morgat for the Ecole Navale…

2010 Class Rules Published

2010 Class Rules Published

The Techical Committee have worked extremely hard over the past 6 months to produce the 2010 Laser SB3 Class Rules. Please download the new class rules and familiarise yourself with…

Royal Southern YC Big Top Ball – Postponed until 22nd May

Royal Southern YC Big Top Ball – Postponed until 22nd May

Due to the Ash Cloud, the Royal Southern YC Big Top Ball has been postponed until 22nd May.

UK Inland Championships 2010

UK Inland Championships 2010

Oh so rusty, the dedicated band of travellers that turned up for the fourth UK SB3 Inland Championships at Rutland, but was it the rain or the winter lay-off.  Thanks…

Inland Championships Sailing Instructions

Inland Championships Sailing Instructions

The Sailing Instructions are now available for the 2010 Inland Championships at Rutland Water.

Inland Championships Entries Now Open

Inland Championships Entries Now Open

Following the success of the 2009 Inland Chamionships at Rutland Sailing Club we are delighted to announce the entry details for the 2010 event.

International Activity for the SB20 Class

International Activity for the SB20 Class

The SB3 has seen extraordinary growth since its launch in the UK in 2002. Recently the  SB3 World Council have reviewed a number of event bids from some outstanding venues…

Morgat Euro Cup 2010 – Event Details

Morgat Euro Cup 2010 – Event Details

This really is an event not to be missed. Great sailing and lots and lots and LOTS of fun! Location:

Team Redman Fisher takes Irish SB20 National Championship

Team Redman Fisher takes Irish SB20 National Championship

Peter Kennedy, Dave Cheyne and Stephen Kane from the RNIYC have won the Laser Performance / Matthews Centre SB3 Irish National Championship sailed in Crosshaven over the weekend of 18th…

Solent Series 4 & Results

Solent Series 4 & Results

The final race of the Solent Series took place on the weekend of the 26th and 27th September.

Brewin Dolphin Keelboat Weekend at RNIYC Belfast Lough

Brewin Dolphin Keelboat Weekend at RNIYC Belfast Lough

8 SB3s from Belfast Lough turned out for a bit of mayhem on the 5th and 6th of September, joining the 3 RS Elites and 8 Squibs which were competing…

View 2009 SB20 World Championships Footage & Image Gallery

View 2009 SB20 World Championships Footage & Image Gallery

Shot by Justin Chisholm from www.offshorerules.com and Richard Langdon www.oceanimages.co.uk

Day 4 – A Spectacle on Water

Day 4 – A Spectacle on Water

The excitement was visible this morning when the race committee raised the flag signalling to the fleet that they would be sailing on Race Course A today.