With the first 420 open training session due to start on the 28th, 29th and the 30th October at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, this weekend saw a start in earnest to 420 winter training programmes around the regions. Clear sunny skies on Sunday greeted the crews training in Dun Laoghaire whilst in…Details
Although 2017 is not yet over the International 420 Class Association have announced details of the venues for the 2018 Junior Europeans and World Championships. The 2018 420 Junior Europeans will be held at Clube Naval de Sesimbra on the 3rd to the 11th July, Sesimbra is south of Lisbon in Portugal. The 2018 420 Open,…Details
Boat New shape Blueblue hull in excellent condition Galvanised Gunwhale hung launching trolley North sails top and bottom covers Superstar mast with adjustable spreaders Superspar boom 2 superspar spinnaker poles Boom and rudder bags 2 sets of trapeze wires, ropes and spliced adjusters Fully adjustable mainsheet bridle with cleats on bridle bar Double stacker totally…Details
The summer might officially have drawn to a close but the Autumn still offers plenty of opportunity for sailing by 420 crews. First up is the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships on the 23rd and 24th September which is the last competitive racing this side of the Irish sea this year. Sailing continues with…Details
The RYANI Youth Championships 2017 will be hosted at Ballyholme Yacht Club, 23 Sep 2017 – 24 Sep. This is Northern Ireland’s premier Youth and Junior Sailing event for competitors under 19 as of 31st December 2017 and it provides the 420 class with an excellent opportunity for racing prior to the start of Open…Details
David McDowell writes: The 420 Munster Championships were held at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club in Dunmore East last weekend in conjunction with the South Coast Championships of the Flying Fifteens. The sailors enjoyed an excellent weekend of racing that started in bright sunshine with a breeze of 15-20 knts that moderated as the racing progressed.…Details
David McDowell of Malahide Yacht Club has been elected President of the Irish 420 Association at the AGM in Dunmore East this weekend.
Retiring President John Elmes thanked everyone who has supported the committee during his time as President and wished the incoming committee well.
Entry is now open for the 2017 420 Munster Championships being held at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club in Dunmore East this weekend. The late entry fee is now being waived but sailors are asked to complete an entry form as soon as possible and send it in.
The timings of the EGM and AGM on Saturday 19th August are being brought forward to facilitate the serving of food after. The timings will now be as follows: EGM – 1800. AGM – 1810. In the event of sailing finishing later on Saturday than scheduled, the timing of the meetings will be delayed to…Details
The notice of race and entry form for the 2017 Munster Championship have been published. You will find the documents on the Waterford Harbour Sailing Club website or by clicking here. Members are reminded that the 2017 AGM will take place on Saturday 19th after sailing in the Dunmore East clubhouse and will be proceeded…Details