Welcome to Ireland's SB20 Class

More than 70 80 86 100 120 crews from 11 countries have already entered the battle to be the first ever World Champion in the sensational Laser SB20 sports boat. Entries opened on February 1st and will close off when the 120 boat limit is reached – or July 4th. There are already entries from […]

Enter the Worlds!
12 February 2008

One third One half (26 February) of the possible 120 boats have already entered. Don’t miss out on the biggest sailing event of the year, reach across now to the Event Website and confirm your entry.

2008 Events Calendar
1 January 2008

April 19 First Saturday at RCYC 24 First DBSC Thursday 27 First DBSC Sunday 26-27 Northern Championships at RNIYC 29 First Tuesday at HYC May 17-18 Royal Alfred Baily Bowl in Dublin Bay June 14-15 Sea Bangor Festival 21-22 Carrick Castle Cup at CSC July 5-6 East Coast Championships at HYC 5-6 Royal St George […]

Cork Week 2008
26 October 2007

Online registration is now open, Notice of Race is posted and a UK based SB20 was the second boat to enter. We get our own Windward Leeward course for the week. Drawing on years of experience, both as a competitor at and organiser of events, Dave Meagher, Chairman of the Cork Week Race Committee, has […]

Midlands on Lough Ree
23 October 2007

The first season for the Laser SB20 in Ireland drew to a close on the waters of Lough Ree during the 20th & 21st of October. The first batch of SB3’s only arrived in Ireland exactly a year ago but the class now has a following of over 70 boats. 31 boats made the trip […]

2007 Irish National Championship
18 September 2007

A fleet of 55 Laser SB3s competed in their inaugural Irish National Championships on 13th-15th September at the National YC in Dun Laoghaire. Three days of sunny 12-20 knot breezes brought the best out of these fast and feisty boats in a test of seamanship, nerve and sometimes near disaster management with high speed crossing […]

McAllister Volkswagen Eastern Championship
20 August 2007

A GAME OF TWO HALVES Day 1: 35 Laser SB3’s travelled to Howth Yacht Club for the inaugural East Coast Championships from Cork, Bangor, Wicklow, and Dun Laoghaire. This was the biggest entry on the SB20 circuit so far this year and shows the continued success and growth of the class. Saturday started with a […]

Northerns at Bangor
13 August 2007

21 Laser SB3’s arrived at the startline of the first race saw some light shifty airs on Belfast Lough, the OOD Robin Gray was going to have a difficult day! The 1st race eventually got underway after a general recall. The wind was north easterly, the Kraken (Ronan Collins) was out in the lead on […]

South Coast Championship – RCYC
12 June 2007

June 9th and 10th saw the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven host the first SB20 Ireland regional championship sponsored by Helly Hansen. This exciting one design class, new to our shores, saw 29 boats from the four corners of Ireland turn up on the start line for this seven race series. Peter Crowley presided […]

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