It’s time to get the 2015 diaries out – the calendar for this year’s season is now online at the SB20 UK Class Association
Key dates include the Warsash Spring Series, which kicks off on March 15 and runs until April 26. The two Spring Championships weekends are 18-19 April and 25-26 April.
Also scheduled for Spring are two SB20 class open days, at the Royal Southern YC in Hamble and Royal Torbay YC – watch this space for more details.
Our first SB20 Grand Slam of the year takes place in Hyères, France, from May 1-3, while back home the Royal Corinthian YC’s popular Vice Admiral’s Cup takes place on May 15-17.
The second Grand Slam on the circuit is in Torbole, Italy, from May 22-24.
The Royal Southern is holding May, June, July and September regattas, the longest being four days of racing from 4-7 July 2015, while the JPMorgan Asset Management Round the Island Race takes place on June 27.
This year’s World Championships in Torbole will be held from 4-10 July.
The UK Grand Slam once again takes place over the first four days of Cowes Week, from August 8-11, with the regatta continuing until August 15 for those that want to make a week of it.
Torbay is hosting the SB20 class at their Royal Regatta from 22-15 August.
The UK Nationals take place at the Royal Southern YC from September 5-8.
The third and final Grand Slam (also an Open Nationals) takes place at the spectacular city of Cascais in Portugal, from September 11-13, before the domestic season closes with the Hamble River SC’s one-design championships.
Any updates or additions, we’ll keep you posted!