Welcome to Ireland's SB20 Class

21 SB20s competed in the Championships which is an increase in numbers on last year and a signal of the resurgence of the class in Ireland. It was a hard fought tussle, the title decision went down to the wire i.e. not only to the last race but the last leg of the last race…..


Following a tightly contested Spring Warmer the Eastern Championships promises to be a cliff-hanger. All the usual suspects will be joined by 5 new boats this year, with the crews of Binn Eadir, Scorpio Beag, Artful Dodger, Sbodikins and LoFly joining the fleet…..


Lia (Dave Barry, Gareth Nolan, Sam Hunt & Rory Grovez) were very popular winners of the SB20 Eastern Provincial Championships. The regatta, run under the excellent stewardship of race officer Rupert Jeffares and the flag of Howth Yacht Club was challenging for all fleets at the Sportsboat Cup with predominantly light winds prevailing. The race course was shared by 4 fleets comprising …….

HYC Sportsboat Cup 20-22 June
15 April 2014

HYC are hosting their inaugural Sportsboat Cup on 20-22 June. The 3 days of racing is open to 1720s, SB20s, Quarter Tonners, J24s, RS Elites, Dragons and Sailfleet J80s. The event will incorporate the 1720 Europeans, so there will be an international element afloat. There has also already been some interest from UK SB20s! Notice […]

The best €30 you have ever spent!
3 March 2013

Howth Yacht Club’s legendary spring warmer series runs for three Saturdays, 6 April, 13 April and 20 April, with two races each day. You get: –free boat storage and lift in/out each Saturday –great racing courses –we share the water with Classes 1 & 2, Etchells, J80’s –superb racing –start is 11:15 –great craic –park […]

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