COWES WEEK – RACING IN THE GRAND SLAM

This week features the renowned Lendy Cowes Week, a 4-day of competitive one-design racing with up to  and total of 11 races for the SB20 Cowes Grand Slam 2018 on 4-7th August. There are 14 SB20 teams registered for this event, including:

  1. 6A VISION HOMES of Peter Noe
  2. BREAKING BOD of Charles Whelan
  3. CARNAGE of Matt Williams, Chris Williams and Robin Kirby
  4. L.O.S. of Rob Corbally
  5. RED KITE of Roger Harford
  6. RIB EXPRESS of Erik Verboom
  7. SAIL NAVY of Lizzie Farrington (RNSA)
  8. SHARC of Charles Sheppard
  9. SPONGBOB – Waha Waite McLean Youth Team. Youth entry from the combined McLean and Waha families. Sailors have all come through the RYA Youth programme, starting in Optimist, then moving to 420 and 29ers
  10. STALKER of Nicholas Gardner, where all boys are under 18 and members of Radley College
  11. TROUBLE & STRIFE of  Toby Bennett
  12. TURBULENCE TOO of  Natalie French
  13. WIGHT DRAGON of Mark Irons
  14. XCELLENT of the current UK National Champion and the Winner of 2017 SB20 Cowes Grand Slam, John Pollard

 

 

RACING THE REST OF COWES WEEK

There is also an option to continue on and race the whole of Cowes Week (8-11 August). You can enter at this page. Maximum crew weight and crew numbers have been removed for the second half of the week!

 

SOCIAL PROGRAMME

 

SUNDAY 5th AUG SOCIAL
Royal Yacht Squadron Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception, 1830-2000 on the lawn/pavillion at the RYS. Jacket & Tie. Tickets are £30pp, please order by Wednesday this week, order by emailing office@sb20.org.uk

MONDAY 6th AUG SOCIAL
SB20 Class Dinner at Royal Ocean Racing Club, from 1900 with food served from 1930, 2 course BBQ, No dress code, Tickets are £25pp, please order by Wednesday this week, order by emailing office@sb20.org.uk

THUR 9th AUG SOCIAL
SB20 Class Supper at the Folly Inn 1930, No tickets, standard menu, pay at the bar. Let us know numbers by emailing office@sb20.org.uk

 

Follow the results directly at Lendy Cowes Week website or opt to follow SB20 Class Facebook and Instagram, where we try to reflect quickly on the action sharing results & reports as soon as they appear. Also the title sponsor of the event Lendy has created the event app, more info on how to add the app here.

 

If you are around in Cowes this weekend sailing or visiting we encourage you to share photos and videos with us. Please email to sb20world@gmail.com (credits to be included in publications, please send your full name as well). Meanwhile watch last year’s fantastic video and get inspired for the year 2018!

 

 

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