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Boats for Sale / Re: 2008 Ultimate 20 for Sale - Sale Pending
« Last post by Ric Boyce on June 28, 2022, 04:47:14 PM »
Is this bear lake Idaho /Utah?
Boats for Sale / 2008 Ultimate 20 for Sale - Sale Pending
« Last post by Brad Silver on June 26, 2022, 10:18:49 PM »
Hull number 224.  This boat is probably the cleanest used U20 on the market.  It was in storage for 8 years until we bought it.  We have only sailed it a few times. The sails on it are in excellent shape.  It comes with 3 mains 3 jibs and 3 spinnakers two asymmetrical one class legal the other PHRF and 1 symmetrical.  Two of the mains and jibs are Mylar and the other set is Dacron.  The class legal spinnaker is in excellent shape the PHRF has been repaired but in good shape.  Has a Honda 2.3 air cooled motor.  Runs great. It comes with a full Boat Cover with mast up storage.  It has 2 jib sleeves and 1 mainsail cover.   It comes with super light racing spinnaker sheets  1/4" Flight Line Double Braid Line, Red and green and 2 Soft Shackle Dyneema SK-75 Soft Connectors.  This boat is setup very nice for racing.  It is located at Bear Lake.
For those skippers considering the trip to Richmond, CA in September and are wondering what the conditions are like, please see the attached charts.  The Richmond Yacht Club location is called the Richmond Riviera and Mid September is the warmest, sunniest, and moderate wind months of the year.  We plan on racing on the Southampton course which is protected waters due to presence of Angel Island that reduces wave height. Tidal currents during the racing will be slack to ebbing during the racing.

Hope you can join us and please let us know if you have questions related to accommodations, logistics, and venue.
What's the scoop on Huntington? How many U20's?

High Sierra regatta at beautiful Huntington Lake

July 16-17 (5 races)

Entry forms:

More Information:
West Coast U20s have lots of opportunities for sailing in the summer with Bay and Lake regattas opening up.  Torston Kanegsberg (Udecide) won the Go for the Gold Regatta on Gold Lake, Mike Josselyn (Uhoo!) was second (and first U20) in the Tiburon Yacht Club's Behrens Regatta on the Bay, and Donna Womble (Peabody) finished 26th overall (out of 83 boats) in the very challenging 67 mile Delta Ditch Run. See the youtube link below for video of Donna's fast ride up the Delta.

Next up is the Lake Huntington High Sierra and the HO Lind Series on San Francisco Bay with the Grand Finale being the Nationals at the Richmond Yacht Club.  If you have West Coast events you are sailing in, please post on the forum.
U20 Boat Maintenance & Care / Re: current source for rudder
« Last post by Paul DiMarco on June 21, 2022, 04:52:47 PM »
I found a tiller of the exact dimensions of the one that broke on my boat at  It seems to be a fairly standard size.

U20 owners and crew

If you can't bring your own boat to San Francisco Bay, think about coming to join as crew for another skipper.  Great experience on the Bay and skippers may be looking.

If you are bringing your boat or thinking about it and don't have crew available, please post on the Regattanetwork page that you are looking for crew.  You are likely to find some one who is experienced and it could save money on your crew budget.

Do it now so you can plan on attending!

U20 North American Championship - Momentum is Building!

The 2022 Ultimate 20 North American Championship is approaching and momentum is building. 

Three glorious days of sailboat racing on San Francisco Bay is one step away.  Register now at

Not only will this help us plan, but registering now will encourage other boats to register and attend.  Please don’t delay.

Also, we have been fortunate to obtain several sponsors for the event.  Please show you appreciation by supporting their businesses and saying thank you.  More information is below and in the attached sponsor pdf.

Please let me know if you have any questions or need any further information.


John Wolfe
Regatta Chair


Thank you Sponsors!

Gold Level Sponsors ($400 plus)

Jeff Canepa

Shapes of Speed
129 Farthing Lane
Mooresville, NC 28115
Steve Shaw

Ullman Sails Newport Beach
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Bruce Cooper

U20 Class Association

Silver Level Sponsors ($200 plus)

Elkhorn Composites
25 Grove Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
Craig Smith

Extreme Pizza
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U20 Boat Maintenance & Care / Re: water in hull when heeling only
« Last post by Glenn VanHeel on June 15, 2022, 05:11:37 AM »
Most likely coming in from the keelbox. Usually where it laminates at the top inner liner.
Page 4 at the bottom under topic forward warertight compartment.
U20 Boat Maintenance & Care / water in hull when heeling only
« Last post by Chris Seagram on June 13, 2022, 11:35:44 PM »
need some advice on whether the deck joints deteriorate over time on the U20. in light air the boat sails well and stays dry in the hull. Sailing in stronger winds with her heeled over I am having to bail at least 5 large buckets from the hull on return to the dock. She is dry sailed since the day I bought her. Thought is to try and reseal the boat deck joints with 3M 5200. has anyone experienced something similar or can offer advise for other checks I might complete? I have replaced the gasket below the keel plate no water appears to be coming through the keel into the boat.
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