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SB20 Sportsboat Numbers Build for DBSC Racing
#sb20 – A gentle force 2 North Easterly tested the nerves of the SB20 fleet on Dublin Bay this evening in an increasingly treacherous flooding tide. 9 boats made it out to the start line this evening making it a…
Fleet of Seven SB20s Contest Royal Irish YC Regatta
#sb20 – A solid breeze of 12 to 15 knots made up for the overcast and somewhat unseasonal chill in the air. Seven SB20s made the start line for the Royal Irish Regatta and were treated to two races on…
Should Be...Takes The Gun in SB20 Thursday DBSC Race
#sb20 – After a cracking SB20 Easterns last weekend with 20 boats in the NYC (won in great style by the Dinghy Supplies team of Daragh, Shane and John), it was back to work in DBSC tonight and 9 boats…
SB20s Look Forward to Lake Garda's Perfect Sailing Conditions
#sb20 – The SB20 class is looking forward to the second event on the 2014 Grand Slam circuit, at Lake Garda in Italy. The Grand Slam is also a key opportunity for crews to get some practice on Lake Garda…
Sailor Graham Elmes Remembered at SB20 Easterns on Dublin Bay
#sb20 – The SB20's held their first regional event of 2014 at the National Yacht Club over the weekend. A huge attraction of these events is the comradery and fun that comes when a group of friends and fierce competitors…
Big SB20 Lead for 'Alert Packaging' in DBSC Race
#sb20 – After last weeks abandonment due to too much breeze, for a short while this evening it looked like there would be an abandonment due to a lack of breeze... thankfully, the wind-gods smiled on the SBs once more…
SB20s Enjoy 'A Cracking Days' Racing on Dublin Bay
#sb20 – Another cracking days racing last weekend on Dublin Bay for the second (of ten) SB Sundays writes Michael O'Connor. Despite the many obstacles put in their way (an anchor that refused to catch and a windlass engine that started…
SB20 Processions 'A Thing of the Past' in New DBSC Thursday Night Courses
#sb20 – A steady 10-14knts north-easterly greeted the SB20 fleet for the second DBSC Thursday of the season writes Michael O'Connor. Full results here. Despite the fact that we were missing Thursday regulars Justin Burke and his Alert Packaging team,…
SB20 World Championships Awarded to Yacht Club Circolo Vela Torbole, Italy
#sb20 – Following the successful 90 boat fleet at the 2013 Audi SB20 World Championship at Hyeres, France last September and ahead of the 2014 World Championship at the Yacht Club Hercules in St. Petersburg, Russia this coming September, the SB20 fleet…
SB20 Holds Hamble Demo Day at Royal Southern Yacht Club
#sb20 – The UK SB20 class association and distributor SportsBoat World are holding an open day at the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble on Saturday, April 5, 2014, for anyone thinking of sailing an SB20 this year. SportsBoat World,…
Annual Dinner Among Latest SB20 Diary Dates
#SB20 - Following the 2014 fixture list for the SB20 class published in December, here are some more dates to add to your diary for the new season. First up is the SB20 Annual Dinner on Friday 7 March at…
SB20 2014 Fixture List is Published
The Irish SB20 class has published its 2014 fixtures list which sees the sportsboat class kick off next season with the Howth Spring Warmer series on April 6th. The full fixture list is below and also available as a an…
Lough Derg Success for Duncan at SB20 Freshwater Regatta
#sb20 – 'Get Out and Sail' was the war cry from the SB20 fleet and 16 boat were expected at Lough Derg Freshwater Regatta at the weekend writes Justin Burke. The war cry was answered with 24 SB20s racing. Maybe…
40 People Try Out SB20 at National YC Demo Day
#sb20 – With over 40 sailors trying out the SB20 on Dublin Bay on Saturday in glorious weather the Demo day at the National YC surpassed all expectations. 'We expected 20 to 25 and we got over 40 sailors, all were…
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…
SB20 World Master Championships Won By Ireland's Cuppage & Crew, UK Team Win Overall
#sb20 –In a week that saw mixed results for the Irish fleet, it was Marty Cuppage, Peter Lee and Michael Galvan that will bring home the silverware as newly crowned SB20 World Masters. Entry into this prestigious band of brothers…

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