Boat Info

VITAL STATISTICS

Length Over All:
6.15m sb20_crosses
Beam:
2.15m
Draft:
1.50m
Mast Height:
9.05m
Mainsail:
18m2
Jib:
9.3m2
Gennaker:
46m2

Hull Weight:
265kg
Keel Weight:
330kg
Trailer Weight:
260kg

Sport Boat Rating:
SBR 0.866
IRC:
IRC 0.970
PY:
PY 915

SB20 Owner’s Manual and Rigging Guide from Performance Sailcraft Europe as supplied with all new boats.
Acrobat Alan Hillman’s helpful Step by Step Rigging Guide. Acrobat 11kb

SB20 Safety Checklist 2016 list of items you are required to have on board during racing in 2016.

RYA Coach Mark Rushall’s Training Report SB20 2015.

SB20 Weighing Procedure SB20 Weighing Proceduresthese notes offer guidance when weighing the SB20.

RYA Coach Mark Rushall wrote about the SB20 in the August 2008 edition of Yachts and Yachting Magazine. Click each image for a larger view.

This 15 page PDF file shows detailed drawings and diagrams of all parts on the boat, with reference numbers for ordering spares. Here.
Acrobat 2mb

SB20 Trailer Maintenance Guide. Everything you need to know to keep your trailer happy.
Acrobat 1mb

The original SB20 sales brochure.
Acrobat 250kbTony Castro’s original design brief

Important KEEL ALIGNMENT instructions

How to ADD LEAD to your keel from Laser Performance (pdf)

More how to info about ADDING LEAD to your keel


Dave Cheyne’s handy Snag List for a new SB20. Acrobat 7kb

Dave Cheyne’s Pre-Event checklist. Acrobat 8kb

Dave Cheyne’s Sail Trim opinions. Acrobat 21kb

Collection of useful Top Tips.

How a keel is made in Malaysia. Acrobat 1mb

How clean those rusty rudder gudgeons

How to replace a broken gennaker pole.

A look inside a boat

SB20 Rope Dimensions

main sheets:
14.5m / 8mm / excel pro lime
jib sheets:
9.5m / 8mm / excel marstron purple
kite sheets:
26m / 8mm / excel pro red
tack line:
10m / 6mm / D racing blue
Pole out line:
5m / 6mm / Excel pro pink
Jib tack line:
4.8m / 4mm / Excel racing blue
Traveller:
6.5m / 6mm / Excel pro black
backstay strop:
3m / 5mm / excel racing red
backstay adjuster:
6.3m / 5mm / excel pro white