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SB3 One Design Class Adapts to Change on Dublin Bay
#SB3 – How sailing classes cope with recession has been a talking point over the winter months in yacht clubs across Ireland. Little spare time and sailors under financial pressure means all classes are re-evaluating what they are offering. It…
Clyde SB3 Class Continues to Grow
#SB3 – Following the distribution of the 'Clyde SB3 Class Proposal' in September an information and social evening was held on 27th October at The Lansdowne Bar & Kicthen in Glasgow's West End. Despite some last minute cancellations 25 people…
Call for Irish SB3s to Head for Scotland in 2012
#SB3 - As the Dublin Bay Sailing Club SB3 class debates the merits of Saturday versus Sunday club racing with a contracted fleet size next season there has been a call from the North for Irish crews to head to…
SB3 Sailors Sailing for $30,000 Black Sea Bounty
Howth SB3 Sailors Ben Duncan, Brian Moran and Joe Turner areamong the teams competing for the Rodion Luka Friendship regatta in Odessa on the Black Sea this Saturday. Event Sponsor Transbunker has offered $30,000 prize money for the event to…
SB3 Hat-Trick for Kennedy on Lough Ree
Former Olympic sailor Peter Kennedy won the 2011 SB3 Midland Championships held at Lough Ree Yacht Club at the weekend. This was Kennedy's third Midlands victory in a row. Six races were sailed over two days with everything from light…
Kennedy Seeking SB3 Hat-trick on Lough Ree
Up to 25 boats are expected for the Irish SB3's end of season bash this weekend at the Midland Championships at Lough Ree Yacht Club. This event was first run in 2007 as part of the first SB3 national circuit.…
Sharkbait Wins By a Single Point at SB3 National Championships
Top Race officer Jack Roy did a superb job getting a full schedule of three races in on Friday and three on Saturday at the SB3 sports boat National Championships that were hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Unfortunately…
Sharkbait Wins SB3 National Championship (Full Results Here)
After six races sailed and against a fleet of 39 SB3 sportsboats there was little surprise that champions 'Sharkbait' sailed by Ben Duncan, Brian Moran and Ric Morris were the winners of the National Championships sailed at the Royal Irish…
Sharkbait Takes Another Bite at Royal Ulster.
Howth's Ben Duncan sailing Sharbait has etched another victory in the SB3 class following a weekend of very up and down conditions with some sizeable shifts and changes in pressure at the SB3 Northern Championships at Royal Ulster Yacht Club.…
Sharkbait Wins SB3 Western Champs
Howth's Ben Duncan and the crew of Sharkbait were the winners of the SB3 Western championships on Galway bay. The weather gods delivered some rip roaring racing with 25 boats taking to the race course in conditions varying from 15kt…
France Gets SB3 Worlds in 2013
Irish SB3 crews not going to the 2012 worlds in Australia won't have too far to travel in 2013. COYCH, Hyeres, France has been chosen as the venue for the 2013 Laser SB3 World Championships which will be held in…
Strangford Trio Win SB3 Southern Champs
Former Olympic sailor, Laser, Flying Fifteen and Squib champ Peter Kennedy from Strangford Lough produced an overall win in the weekend's SB3 Southern Championships at Tralee Bay Sailing Club. Only 16 boats travelled to Europe's most westerly port for the…
Collins Ends SB3 Champs in 11th Place
Top Irish perfomer Mel Collins and his Royal Cork crew have ended up 11th overall at the SB3 Worlds in Torquay today. The winners were Geoff Carveth, Andy Ramus, Ian Mills and Emma Clarke (GBR) Video with the winners below..…
Collins Crew Score Race Win at SB3 Worlds
A win for Royal Cork's Mel Collins and his crew on Sibelus today has moved the top Irish boat up four places in the overall rankings. The Crosshaven crew are now in the top ten of the 103-boat fleet going…
Collins 14th, Duncan 16th at SB3 World Championships
Royal Cork's Mel Collins continues to move up the leaderboard of the SB3 World Championships finishing 11,10 and 22 in the gold fleet today to place 14th overall and overhauling Howth Yacht Club's Ben Duncan now in 16th place. Results…
Collins Takes a Well Earned Second on Day Two (Video here!)
A second in the last race of today's SB3 World Championships gives Royal Cork's Mel Collins 17th overall and keeps the Crosshaven trio top Irish crew in Torquay. Howth's Ben Duncan – racing for New Zealand – is 11th overall.…

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