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…

JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race

Laser SB3 Round the Island Race 2008 Big wind, big waves, sun and 2 hours of sailing downwind, fast! There is almost nothing else to say about the Round the…

Italian Nationals 4/8 June – One Crew’s View.

Italian Nationals 4/8 June – One Crew’s View.

The ‘home’ programme for mid summer didn’t appeal hugely to Finitor’s crew so we went for this one. It was held as part of the mainly IRC/ IMS ‘Trofeo Gavitello…

3 Sad Old Blokes take Laser SB20 Nationals Title in Largs

3 Sad Old Blokes take Laser SB20 Nationals Title in Largs

The final day of the Laser SB3 National Championship dawned windless and it looked like overnight leaders Jerry Hill and his crew of Joe Llewellyn and Sam Minns on ‘3…

Tough day in the office but Hill extends lead at Laser SB20 Nationals

Tough day in the office but Hill extends lead at Laser SB20 Nationals

Racing was back on track on day three of the Laser SB3 National Championships, although when competitors arrived at Largs Sailing Club they were greeted again by the postponement flag….

SB20 Nationals Fleet head to bowling alley…..

SB20 Nationals Fleet head to bowling alley…..

LASER SB3 NATIONALS – DAY 2 SB3 fleet head to bowling alley to idle away windless hours Competition took on a different form on day two of the Laser SB3…

Jerry Hill Leads Day One @ SB20 UK Nationals

Jerry Hill Leads Day One @ SB20 UK Nationals

Hill quick out the blocks on first day of Laser SB3 National Championships The wind gods were smiling down on the thirty seven boat Laser SB3 fleet as the first…

Big Winds and Big Waves for the SB20’s in Sunderland

Big Winds and Big Waves for the SB20’s in Sunderland

The second round of the VW Touareg sponsored SB3 Grand Prix Series was hosted by Sunderland Yacht Club from the 24 – 26 May 2008. 9 Races were planned by…

SB20 Italia Cup

SB20 Italia Cup

Sit back, relax, and enjoy….. Following the liks below you will find image gallery, video and results  of this last weekend Laser SB3 Italia Cup. Results Domaso 10-11 May :…

Car Jacked takes title at G.P.1

Car Jacked takes title at G.P.1

Following the electoral polls and ousting of “congestion charge Ken” from City Hall, 45 crews got down to real business for the first SB3 class sanctioned event of 2008. The…

Northern Ireland Area Championships

Northern Ireland Area Championships

Laser SB3 Northern Area Championships – Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club – April 26/27 2008 24 SB3s came to the line for the start of the second ever Laser…

Raymarine Warsash Spring Series – Take 3!

Raymarine Warsash Spring Series – Take 3!

After a weekend off courtesy of the blizzard which took over the Solent last weekend, an additional race was scheduled for this weekend.  With boat numbers up, there were clearly…