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.

Consolidation is the Name of the Game on Day 3 at the Laser SB20 World Championships

Consolidation is the Name of the Game on Day 3 at the Laser SB20 World Championships

Looking at the results, it’s been another extremely tough day of competitive racing today at the SB3 World Championships in Cascais.

Burlton Maintains Lead by 2 Points on Day 2

Burlton Maintains Lead by 2 Points on Day 2

The forecast for Day 2 of the Laser SB3 Worlds in Cascais allowed the Race Officer the option of using either race area.

The Laser SB20 fleet return to the marina after a day of rolling Atlantic swell.

The Laser SB20 fleet return to the marina after a day of rolling Atlantic swell.

Last night Cascais enjoyed the fiesta that recognises the end of the summer, bands played on the huge stage on the beach front and fireworks lit up the sky.

Laser SB20 World Championships 2009 – A Preview

Laser SB20 World Championships 2009 – A Preview

Racing for the 2009 Laser SB3 World Championships begins on Monday 31st August and runs until Friday 4th September in Cascais, Portugal.

Cowes Week 2009 According to the Laser SB20s

Cowes Week 2009 According to the Laser SB20s

What is the point of Cowes?  There are no windward / leeward courses, only 7 races in a week and the racing quality can be…well…patchy, maybe?

Solent Series 3 Results

Solent Series 3 Results

The Royal Solent Yacht Club hosted the 3rd of the SB3’s Solent Series events last weekend in the Western Solent. For full results…

Laser SB20 National Championships – Burlton comes of age

Laser SB20 National Championships – Burlton comes of age

Craig Burlton has won the UK Laser SB3 National Championships in Falmouth, beating some of the country’s best small-boat sailors across a range of wind and wave conditions.

7 Races Completed – 7 Different Winners

7 Races Completed – 7 Different Winners

Day two of the SB3 National Championships dawned with similar conditions to the first day of racing.

Budd Leads After The First Four Races

Budd Leads After The First Four Races

The first four races of the UK Laser SB3 National Championships have been completed in Falmouth with a steady set of conditions;

Wind and Waves for SB20s in Seaview

Wind and Waves for SB20s in Seaview

A fleet of 35 SB3’s arrived in Seaview on the Isle of Wight over the weekend of 6th/7th June for the second leg of the 2009 Solent Grand Prix series…

“If Carlsberg Did Sailing Regattas…” SB20 Eurocup 2009 Report

“If Carlsberg Did Sailing Regattas…” SB20 Eurocup 2009 Report

Spring is in the air and young men’s thoughts turn to … well, lager I guess, but not the thoughts of the young men and women of the SB3 fleet…

SB20 Video: This is what SB20 Sailing is all about

SB20 Video: This is what SB20 Sailing is all about

Take a look at this piece of video shot last weekend in Dublin Bay. This is what SB3 sailing is all about!

Solent Series 2009 – Event 1 RSrnYC May 9-10

Solent Series 2009 – Event 1 RSrnYC May 9-10

After more than six months break since the World Championships, SB3 class racing resumed over the weekend with a solid representation of the UK fleet totalling 47 boats plus two…

SB20 Inland Championships Results, Report & Images

SB20 Inland Championships Results, Report & Images

The first class event win of the season for the UK Laser SB3 class goes to…….

2009 World Championships Notice of Race

2009 World Championships Notice of Race

World Championships NOR now available to download.

Inland Championships – Rutland Sailing Club

Inland Championships – Rutland Sailing Club

Please rush your entries to Rutland Sailing Club for the first SB3 Calendar Event of the year!

News from Queensland, Australia

News from Queensland, Australia

The morning after the 505 Nationals presentation night, I had a red eye flight to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast for a bit of business and some more sailing….

Bob Steels Quest to take King of Docklands Title

Bob Steels Quest to take King of Docklands Title

Rolex Sydney Hobart Race winner Bob Steel will place his reputation on the line when he contests the 2009 Audi King of the Docklands one-design match racing championship on January…

Bringing Sailing to the City

Bringing Sailing to the City

An exciting new format – sailing’s version of 20/20 cricket – is about to play out in the heart of Melbourne’s Docklands precinct this January to determine which Australian sailor…

SB20 and Audi A4 up for grabs

SB20 and Audi A4 up for grabs

Audi ‘King of the Docklands’ to be held in Melbourne this month An exciting new format – sailing’s version of 20/20 cricket – is about to play out in the…

Dart SB20 at Airlie Beach Race Week

Dart SB20 at Airlie Beach Race Week

The exciting Dart SB3 fleet provided another spectacular race in conditions which tested crew skills and endurance over a windward leeward ‘torture track’ on Pioneer Bay today.

CITY OF CAPE TOWN Laser SB20 “Boat of theWeek” at Cork Week

CITY OF CAPE TOWN Laser SB20 “Boat of theWeek” at Cork Week

Champagne sailing conditions returned to ACCBank Cork Week for Friday’s finale that saw South Africans Dave and Roger Hudson, in City of Cape Town collect the overall Boat of the Week…