First race of the SB20 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP started with general recall, caused by massive false start. Procedure was repeated and all the fleet went in the race, which all in all lasted for an hour.
According to judges, first came the team of the International SB20 Association President Ed Russo (FRA 3706). The second was a Spanish yacht of a Portugal skipper Hugo Rosha (ESP 3711). Third place was taken by another French crew – Salomon Mattieu (FRA 3653) got 3 points. Russian Champion Evgeny Neugodnikov (RUS 3328) finished fourth, and the winner of Pre-worlds tournament Rodion Luka (UKR 3726) finished at the fifth place.