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HYC's Emmet D'Alton presents Shane Murphy (right) skipper of Two Men and a Monkey with second overall at the Spring Warmer Series at Howth
Eleven SB20s braved a moderate northerly wind and Baltic conditions for the second and final day of the Key Capital Private sponsored Spring Warmer Series in Howth Yacht Club. Due to the loss of the second race last weekend, the…
The start of the SB20 Spring Warmer Series at HYC. Scroll down for video.
Eleven SB20s came out of winter hibernation early this year for the Key Capital Private sponsored Spring Warmer Series in Howth Yacht Club. There has been a shake-up in the event format this year and instead of the traditional six races…
An opportunity to clarify your sailing decisions will be provided by the Irish SB20 class association when it stages a racing strategy clinic run in conjunction with the Howth Yacht Club Spring Warmer Series in April. The sportsboat class has also launched…
Sailors from over 10 countries in a fleet of 22 boats – including Ireland – are gathering in Singapore for the inaugural Asian Grand Slam for the SB20 class, and this year’s Asia Pacific Championships. Now in their third year,…
The Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and Derwent Sailing Squadron in Australia are to jointly host the SB20 World Championships in January 2018. Between 80 and 100 of the high-performance SB20 sportsboats are expected to contest the Worlds, which will…
Congratulations to Graeme Grant of Howth who has been named SB20 'Champion of Championships' for 2016. Second overall is national champion Michael O'Connor of the Royal St. George Yacht Club followed by his Dun Laoghaire clubmate Aidan O'Connell. The attached spread sheet…
Skipper Andy Oddie, and his crew of Gareth Edwards and Rob Greenhalgh, are the 2015 SB20 National Champions, after winning three of the six-race series at the Royal Southern YC in Hamble on ‘Underground Toys'. The Stormforce Coaching UK National…
After three days of typically tricky Dublin Bay conditions, the Dun Laoghaire crew aboard Sin Bin (IRL 3544) – Michael O’Connor, Owen Laverty and Kevin Johnson - were deservedly crowned the 2015 Irish SB20 National Champions writes Ted Laverty. Hosted…
#sb20 – Visiting SB20s to Dublin Bay swelled the ranks of the local fleet for the last DBSC races of the season last Sunday. 12 boats sailed four races with courses set by Barry O'Neill. SB20 visitors were in town practising…
#sb20 – The Dun Laoghaire SB20 sportsboat fleet have announced a number of new additions to the class. Coming just weeks after the addition of Chris Chapman and Yachtsman.ie (IRL 3443) to the Dun Laoghaire fleet, former SB20 regular Chris…
Howth Yacht Club Trio are Top Irish Performers at SB20 on Lake Garda
#sb20 – "God was a sailor" according to a boatman at the Circolo De Vela yacht club in Torbole, Lake Garda writes Daragh Sheridan. Why do you say that we ask? "Because here you can sail downwind all day". Heading…
Big breeze At SB20 World Championships, Dinghy Supplies in 20th
#sb20 – Three physically demanding races were held for the SB20 Gold fleet today at Torbole, Lake Garda yesterday. Racing began in 20-knot breezes, which built throughout the course of the afternoon to 30 knots. Jerry Hill, sailing "SportsboatWorld' in…
Howth's Shane Murphy is Top Irish at SB20 Worlds
It was all change at the top on Day 3 of the Trentino SB20 World Championships. Of the 11 Irish boats competing Shane Murphy's Dinghy Supplies from Howth Yacht Club leads the three that made it into the 46-boat gold…
Howth Sailors Lead Irish Hopes At SB20 World Championships
#sb20worlds – Shane Murphy, Daragh Sheridan and John Phelan of Howth Yacht Club lead Irish hopes at the SB20 Worlds in Italy. The Dublin trio are 20th in a fleet of 98 after six races sailed and might well have…
Irish SB20s Off To Challenging Start at Lake Garda World Championships
#sb20 – An international SB20 World Championships kicked off in Torbole, Lake Garda, Italy today with three races completed in demanding conditions. None of the 11 Irish boats competing figure in the top ten overall to date with the best…
11 Irish Crews Among 100 Boats Ready to Contest SB20 World Championships
#sb20 – Over 100 SB20s will gather in Torbole, Lake Garda, Italy for the seventh SB20 World Championships, sponsored by the Italian province of Trentino this Saturday (July 4). As well as 11 Irish boats, entries are anticipated from up…

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