Welcome to Ireland's SB20 Class

Our next big event will be the 2018 Irish Nationals hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire this year.  We normally hold our National Championships at the end of the season so this is a departure from previous years, due to the addition of the European Championships to our calendar this year.  It […]


“Not too Bád at all”
Bád, sailed by Stefan Hyde, Jerry Dowling and Jimmy Dowling emerged clear winners in the recent SB20 Southern Championships, run in parallel with Volvo Dun Laoghaire week. The local fleet was bolstered by visiting boats from Howth, Cobh and Crosshaven, swelling the fleet size to an impressive 19 boats for the 10 races spread over four days….

Dun Laoghaire Crew Win 2015 Nationals
7 September 2015

  06/09/2015 – After 3 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.

Dun Laoghaire

      Nine SB20s battled it out in Scotsman’s Bay for the 2014 NYC regatta title. With a persistent veer forecast, OOD Harry Gallagher had his work cut out setting a course that would provide a good test over the course of the day. Fortunately, Harry and his team were in top form and they […]

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Race Report: Thurdsay DBSC Series
2 May 2014

A steady 10-14knts north-easterly greeted the SB20 fleet for the second DBSC Thursday of the season… Despite the fact that we were missing Thursday regulars Justin Burke and his Alert Packaging team, another three boats did make it out to the start line this Thursday making eight starters in total this week… not bad for a Thursday […]

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SB20 DBSC Sunday Series: Off with a bang!
28 April 2014

DBSC SB20 Sunday races got off to a great start today in glorious sunshine and a shifty 10-15knts NE breeze. Thankfully, someone upstairs is looking down on the SB fleet (please don’t stop!) and the storms of Saturday had passed through overnight leaving only the residual lumpy sea for the competitors to contend with… Barry O’Neill and his […]

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