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2017 Santana 20 Class Championship Regatta on Lake Dillon - downwind, tame breeze

The 2020 Santana 20 Class Championship Regatta (Nationals)

will be held at the Aspen Yacht Club on Ruedi Reservoir on July 15-19. Info on

Videos of the 2017 CCR on Dillon
are now available on YouTube:
Video clips and coaching by Andrew Kerr of the Monday practice race: YouTube
Video by Colorado Coconuts of most of the week, including the Dillon Open and the Class Championship Regatta: YouTube

2020 Fleet 28 Tour Notice

The 2020 S20F28 Tour Championship will consist of results from 5 regattas: DSA Shootout Regatta, Carter Lake Open, S20 Class Championship Regatta/Aspen Open, Dillon Open, and DSA Fall Regatta. Scoring will be on each boat's best 3 results. Ties will be broken by comparing head to head results, if any, number of events sailed, and then RRS tie breaking. Scores from Nationals or PHRF racing will be position amongst Fleet 28 members sailing that event.

Ten boats raced in at least one regatta of the 2019 S20F28 Tour Championship. Five actually pulled their boats and travelled to another lake...

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If you're NOT going to sail it ...

There is a small but constant amount of interest from folks in Colorado who would like to buy a Santana 20 locally. If you have one that you'd like to sell, email the particulars to the webmaster and I'll post it ASAP !

2020 Calendar

Grey = rumored thru tentative (listed on SAIL website or elsewhere), Black = verified (listed on event's and/or Organizing Authority's website), Highlighted = S20s fleeted last year.
Numbers after venues are coordinates (paste into Google Earth) and altitude of club/site and driving time from I-70 & I-25 in Denver (according to Google Maps).
Events preceded by "F28" are part of the Fleet 28 Championship Tour.
  F28  5/16-17DSA Mile High Shootout and Hornblower RegattaCherry Creek Res., CO(39.641092░, -104.870691░, 5560ft,  0:23)
  F28  6/6-7CLSC Carter OpenCarter Lake, CO(40.352857░, -105.222137░, 5770ft,  1:11)
  F28  7/14-15S20F28 Santana 20 Class Championship RegattaRuedi Res., CO(39.369677░, -106.789680░, 7800ft,  3:58)
  F28  8/7-9DYC Dillon OpenLake Dillon, CO(39.625733░, -106.043113░, 9033ft,   1:25)
  F28  9/19-20DSA Fall RegattaCherry Creek Res., CO(39.641092░, -104.870691░, 5560ft,  0:23)

2018 Cherry Creek series

The Denver Sailing Association holds six series on Cherry Creek each summer. All are open to Santana 20s with the caveat that races run prior to paying DSA dues for the year will not count toward trophies and Santana 20s sailing in the 2 dinghy series may only use main and jib (no spinnaker, no genoa). (If you're counting, that's 50 days of racing, not counting regattas)
Thawout Series5 Saturdays: 4/7-5/5First Flag: 1:00 pm
Spring Keelboat Series10 Wednesdays: 5/9-7/11First Flag: 6:20 pm
Spring Dinghy Series10 Thursdays: 5/10-7/12First Flag: 6:20 pm
Summer Keelboat Series10 Wednesdays: 7/18-9/19First Flag: 6:20 pm
Summer Dinghy Series10 Thursdays: 7/19-9/20First Flag: 6:20 pm
Frostbite Series5 Saturdays: 9/29-10/27First Flag: 1:00 pm

For more information, please see the DSA site.

2018 Chatfield series

The Colorado Sailing and Yacht Club will hold two keelboat series on Chatfield this summer. They also do a dinghy series on Tuesdays, May 29th thru August 28th.
Spring Series9 Wednesdays: 4/18-6/13First Flag: 6:00 pm
Summer Series10 Wednesdays: 6/20,27 & 7/11-8/29First Flag: 6:00 pm

For more information, please see the CS&YC site.

2018 Carter racing

The Carter Lake Sailing Club now has 4 active Santana 20s ! The club has two series that each consist of several weekends and several club races.
Early Season Series4/14-15, 4/28-29, 5/12-13, 6/16-17 & 7/7-8 
Late Season Series7/28-29, 8/18-19, 9/8-9 & 9/22-23

For more information, email Tim Gormley.

I always include one or two errors on this page to keep you all on your toes. When you find one (or more) let me know and I'll fix it (or them). Please double-check EVERY event on that event's or organizer's website BEFORE packing up the boat, family, dog and mother-in-law...

It is not possible to test on all browser/operating system combinations. If you see something that doesn't work, please email the S20F28 Web Lackey! Thanks!!

Fleet 28 News updated Saturday, December 14, 2019
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