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SB20 Open Day at Dun Laoghaire Aims to Recruit New Sportsboat Crew for 2014

17th September 2013
SB20 Open Day at Dun Laoghaire Aims to Recruit New Sportsboat Crew for 2014

#SB20 – Just because this coming Sunday is the last in the DBSC SB20 Sunday series on Dublin Bay does not mean the newly elected class captain is going to pack the boats away for winter. Far from it. 

The fleet is celebrating a recent Dun Laoghaire world masters win in Hyeres, France and new fleet boss Michael O'Connor is capitalising on this international success and a buoyant domestic season by having an open day in Dun Laoghaire (National YC) on October 5th 2013.

The primary purpose is to attract new crew into the class because O'Connor says a constant bugbear with all classes and a common reason for boats not making it onto the start line is simply lack of crew.

The SB20 fleet are addressing this problem by demonstrating to prospective crew how exhilarating the SB20 can be and giving those sailors an opportunity to try one out.

'We would also welcome helms/prospective new owners on the day and we will be able to give them a taste of what it is like to sail in the largest sportsboat fleet in the country' O'Connor adds.

There will be several existing boat owners and experienced crew on hand on the day to answer any questions and help put the boats through their paces.

A pdf poster is downloadable below.

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