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Four–in–a–Row for Sharkbait at SB20 Westerns on Lough Ree
Four races, Four potential winners. That's how it played out today on Lough Ree for the SB20 Westerns at LRYC. Ful results downloadable below as a jpeg file. No racing on Saturday meant PRO Richard Kissane and team had to…
First SB20 Grand Slam Event Set Sail in Hyeres
The first SB20 class Grand Slam event of the season was held this weekend in Hyeres, France. 3 days of racing were scheduled between 3rd and 5th May. A quality fleet representing 7 nations arrived to warm sunny 22 degrees…
Dun Laoghaire SB20 Visitors Beat 'Sharkbait' to Lift East Coast Title
#sb20 – What a difference a day makes.  Lying 8th overall coming into day 2 of the SB20 Easterns at Howth Yacht Club, Aidan O'Connell and team on Ruby Blue from the Royal St George YC set the marker today…
Sharkbait Takes Overnight Lead at SB20 Easterns
#sb20 – 24 entries made the start line this morning for day 1 of the SB20 Eastern Championships at Howth Yacht Club.  With a cold North Easterly promising to die off by mid-afternoon,  PRO Harry Gallagher and his team got…
SB20s Racing for East Coast Title off Howth
#SB20 – Up to 25 entries are expected tomorrow for the season opener for the SB20 class circuit. Following a very successful three weekend Key Capital Partners Spring Warmer in Howth, the fleet will gather in Lambay Sound to decide…
SB20 Worlds 2014 Heading for Russia
#sb20 – The 2014 SB20 World Championships have been awarded to Yacht Club Hercules in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Championships will run from 5th to 11th September. The Russian SB20 fleet has seen significant growth since 2009 and the Russian…
2013 SB20 Sportsboat Fixtures is Published
The Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) SB20 sportsboat fleet get together for a beer and a catch up in the Royal Irish YC at 8pm this Friday. The bay class, the biggest in the country with up to 20 boats,…
SB20 Champ Records a Hat Trick in Hamilton Island
#sb20 – Three British teams were in the top three of the SB20 Worlds at Hamilton Island with three boats tied for first place. It was a gripping finish on the deciding day at the UON SB20 World Championships at…
SB20 World Title is All Tied Up
#sb20 – Places at the UON SB20 World Championships at Hamilton Island have shuffled with each race, but there has been one constant – Oleg Zherebtsov and Rodion Luka's Team Russia, which has occupied the top spot since day two.…
SB20 Russians Masterful as World Champs Turn Flukey
#sb20 – Nine sequences, six competitors black flagged and disqualified, two general recalls, two postponements, two course changes, an abandonment and a partridge in a pear tree. A mini-series could be made on the highs and lows of day four…
SB20 Young Gun Closes Gap on Russian Leader
#sb20 – At the half way point at the UON SB20 World Championships at Hamilton Island, the Russian team spearheaded by Oleg Zherebtsov and his helm Rodion Luka is still leading the international fleet of 42 sportsboats. In a first-class…
SB20 Euro Champions Make Move for World Title
#sb20 – Lighter breezes and one of the biggest tides of the year combined to create tricky conditions for the 42 international crews contesting the UON SB20 World Championships yesterday , and the race management team who were kept busy…
Youngster Takes Early Lead at SB20 Worlds
#sb 20 – Racing kicked off today in the Hamilton Island Resort area in Western Australia for the 2012 SB20 World Championships hosted by Hamilton Island Yacht Club. Early results are in, showing youngster Ben Saxton having early success with…
SB20 World Champs Head for France
#SB20 – The SB20 Class World Council have announced the class will host their sixth World Championships in Hyères, France in 2013. Racing will take place between Monday 9th and Friday 13th September and will be hosted by the internationally…
SB20 Sportsboat Class Announces 2013 European 'Grand Slam' Sailing Circuit
#sb20 – Sportsboat World promoters of the SB20 one design sportsboat announced the launch of a SB20 Grand Slam circuit that will take place in Europe in 2013. The SB20 Grand Slam will consist of three events that have been…
Duncan Tops SB20 Ireland 2012 Ranking Release
#SB20 – A remarkable season for the 'Sharkbait' crew of Ben Duncan, Brian Moran and Joe Turner has seen them dominate the top of the SB20 Ireland Sportsboat ranking ladder. Full ranking ladder available to download below as an Excel…

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