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Ger Dempsey and Chris Nolan are heading for Hyeres next week
Royal Irish Yacht Club sailors Ger Dempsey and Chris Nolan, together with the National Yacht Club's Justin Burke and Flore Dion from Dun Laoghaire will team up to fly the Dublin Bay flag and compete at the SB20 French National Championships…
Peter Kennedy (right) with Stephen Kane (centre) and Hammy Baker from Strangford Lough are this year’s National champions
#SB20 - This year was an exciting one for the SB20 class and one that we can look back on with pleasure, says class president Colin Galavan as the 2018 season came to a close. Galavan offered his congratulations to…
This weekend's SB20 Midland Championships have been cancelled due to a low number of participants
The SB20 class has cancelled its Midland Championships due to the very low number of boats signed up for this weekend's scheduled event.  Class President Colin Galavan says 'This is due, in part, to damage incurred to some of the boats…
Weather mark congestion – Sin Bin (IRL 3544) in good company going around the weather mark in the first race on day four (which they eventually won). There is a good international smattering around the Irish boat with Martin Boatman of GBR just leading Sin Bin by a foot (Sinbin overtook Martin in the hoist after the spreader), the Australians that came second overall are just behind Sin Bin (you can see their red life jackets to the left of Martin’s boat) and the Russians (x2) and Ukrainians also behind a bit further to weather
Michael O'Connor and the Sin Bin crew of Ed Cook and Davy Taylor took third overall and the top Irish result at last week's SB20 European Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Here, the Royal St. George Yacht Club…
Royal Irish Yacht Club Commodore Joe Costello with SB20 Euro bronze medalists Ed Cook, Davy Taylor and Michael O'Connor
A final race win for Royal St. George's Michael O'Connor, the 2017 SB20 Corinthian World Champion, allowed him to produce the goods again for Ireland, this time on home waters, by taking third overall at the SB20 European Championships 2018 sailed at…
The SB20 Euros fleet at the RIYC
Yesterday's racing in the SB20 Europeans on Dublin Bay may have been a casualty to light winds but this morning's 20–knots from the south should more than provide a thrilling day's racing for the 47-boat fleet drawn from ten nations. Irish hopes…
French entry Black Magic Pierre-Yves Lambert, Mailys Dulos, Frederic Herpin and Marie Faure are 22nd overall
After five races sailed at the SB20 Europeans Irish entry 'Bad/Kilcullen' crewed by Stefan Hyde, Jerry and James Dowling are up fourth overall at the Royal Irish Yacht Club hosted event and are just 13–points off the overall lead. After another three…
47 SB20s start race two of their European Championships on Dublin Bay with IRL 3737 Black (James Gorman) pictured centre
Ger Dempsey of the host club is the top Irish boat of 22 home entries in an international fleet of 47 after two races sailed at the SB20 European Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club yesterday. Russia's Victoria Sailing…
SB20s racing on Dublin Bay. The European Championships will be staged by the Royal Irish Yacht Club from Tuesday 28th August to Saturday 1st September
Many of the international teams have now arrived in Dublin for the SB20 European Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club from Tuesday 28th August to Saturday 1st September. Racegeek's Ric Morris, one of the event sponsors, runs through the likely contenders for…
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD and Irish Sailing President Jack Roy congratulate the SB20 Sin Bin Crew at yesterday's Cork Week official opening ceremony
Michael O'Connor's Sin Bin crew were winners of the SB20 Southern Championships that kicked off Cork Week in Crosshaven yesterday and dominated by Dun Laoghaire entries. After six races sailed in a seven-boat fleet, the Royal St. George YC entry was…
Team Ridgeway - Peter Kennedy (right), sailing with Stephen Kane (centre) and Hammy Baker from Strangford Lough are the 2018 SB20 National Champions
In a series led from start to finish, Strangford Lough Olympian Peter Kennedy, sailing with Stephen Kane and Hammy Baker, was the winner of the SB20 National Championships at the National Yacht Club on Dublin Bay. The former Flying Dutchman crew…
Peter Kennedy, with crew Stephen Kane and Hammy Baker lead the SB20 Nationals on Dublin Bay
Olympic sailor Peter Kennedy from Strangford Lough continues his overall lead at the SB20 National Championships on Dublin Bay after six races sailed.  Download overall results below. The National Yacht Club hosted event has attracted 16 entries for the three–day sportsboat contest. Today's three championship races,…
Marty Cuppage (right) sailing 'Sea Biscuit' is competing in the SB20 Nationals on Dublin Bay
Olympic sailor Peter Kennedy from Strangford Lough leads the SB20 National Championships on Dublin Bay after three races sailed.  The National Yacht Club hosted event has attracted 16 entries for three–day sportsboat contest.  Kennedy, who sailed in the Flying Dutchman…
The three-man Sportsboat Championship will be held over three days (29th 30th June & 1st July) at the National Yacht Club
Current form shows Royal St. George and Royal Irish Yacht Club crews are the ones to watch when the SB20 National Championships sets sail on the home waters race track of Dublin Bay at the end of this month. In a busy…
Michael O'Connor's Sinbin was a winner on Strangford Lough
The SB20 fleet converged on Strangford Lough Yacht Club last weekend for their second regional event of the year, the Northern Championships. The forecast was for sunshine and 15 to 25 knots of breeze all weekend so plenty of thrills…
SB20 winners – Stefan Hyde, John Malone and Jerry Dowling
The SB20 fleet got the 2018 season off to a flying start with the first regional event of the year hosted by a very hospitable Greystones Sailing Club. The fleet were challenged by a mix of conditions over the two…

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