SB20 European Championships 2018

25th August -1st September 2018

Sailing Documents and Notices

To ensure compliance with the Class rules please read these notes from the Class Measurer

Read More

Competitors will be required to bring trailers to the offsite storage area. MAP Here

Read More

Travel to Ireland

Helpful information for your trip to Ireland

Travel to Ireland

Travel By Car Ferry

Ireland is an island with easy access by air or sea.  

There are several sea links to Ireland

UK - Irish Ferries and Stena Line

France -Irish Ferries

Spain - Brittany Ferries

The closest port to Dun Laoghaire is Dublin Port, which is approx. 30 minutes by car, depending on time of day. There are excellent ferry connections daily from the UK and mainland Europe. 

Rosslare Port is about 2 hours south

Belfast or Larne Ports are about 2 hours to the north.

Cork is 2.5hrs South

Irish Ferries are offering SB20 European 2018 competitors discounted fares for crossings from the UK, with cars and/or trailers.  

If you wish to make a Car Ferry Booking with Irish Ferries please complete and return the reservation form direct to Irish Ferries.  For details on fare prices and making a booking please complete 





Dun Laoghaire town has a wide range of accommodation available including hotels, B&Bs and AirBnB

There are a number of villages close to the town of Dun Laoghaire which you can also consider 
ie: Glasthule, Sandycove, Dalkey, Glenageary and Monkstown. 
All of these villages are connected to Dun Laoghaire by the DART (Dublin Area Rail System)

Local Hotels

Royal Marine Hotel.

Haddington House Hotel.

Rochestown Lodge.

Killiney Castle.

Bed & Breakfast

There are a number of Bed and Breakfasts in the town, only minutes from the Yacht Clubs. Click Here to view the list of other options available in Dun Laoghaire.

Dun Laoghaire Video


International Teams arrive in Dublin

Many of the international teams have now arrived in Dublin for the SB20 European Championship.

Read More
Entry List European Championships 2018

Entry list for the Europeans 2018

Read More
10 Nations to compete in Euro Championships

Australia, Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, UK and Ukraine

Read More
Visa Requirements

Non EU citizens may need a visa

Read More

The first 30 boats will be entered into a draw to win a free Racegeek D10 worth €1346 ....

Read More
EOI UPDATE: 9 Nations of top International SB20 sailors!

Australia and Italy have just thrown their hats in the ring and we have an ever growing list of top International sailors.....

Read More
SB20 Europeans 2018 Notice of Race

SB20 Ireland are excited to launch our Notice of Race for the SB20 Europeans 2018. Download here...

Read More
Royal Irish Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire

The Royal Irish Yacht Club is situated in a central location in Dun Laoghaire Harbour with excellent access....

Read More
SB20 Worlds in Hobart, Update

French skipper Achille Nebout sailing Le Reservoir/Mazet & Associase, today brilliantly won the 2018 World...

Read More


  • Royal Irish Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Co. Dublin, Ireland A96 RC84


Colin Galavan

Chairman of the Organising Committee

Jack Roy

Principal Race Officer

Jack Roy is the Current President of Irish Sailing. He has been an International Race Officer since 1998 and was the first Irish Race Officer at an Olympic Regatta in the London 2012 Games. Jack started sailing Mirrors in 1967 and has raced in 420s, 470s, Flying Fifteens, J24s, Dragons, J109s and Squibs.

Mark McGibney

Sailing Services Manager

Mark is our go to man and the main point of contact in the Club

Joe Costello

Royal Irish Yacht Club Commodore


Expression of interest

The Royal Irish Yacht Club and SB20 Ireland invite participants to register their expression of interest to enter the SB20 Europeans 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. Please send boat details to Please include Sail number, Boat name, Country representing and Helm name.

Apr 30, 2018


Registration and Measurement 0900 - 1800 hrs

Aug 25, 2018


Registration and Measurement 0900 - 1300

Aug 26, 2018

Registration and Practice Race

Registration and Measurement 0900 - 1800 hrs Practice Race 1500 hrs

Aug 27, 2018

Opening Ceremony

Details to Follow

Aug 27, 2018

Championship races

Race 1 Warning Signal 1155 followed by Race 2

Aug 28, 2018

Prize giving


Sep 01, 2018



Expression of Interest

Register your interest for the SB20 Europeans 2018