RYANI Youth Championships

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…

David McDowell elected President

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.

Annual General Meeting – Formal Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the above class association shall be held on Saturday 19th August at 1900 on the premises of Dunmore East Sailing Club for the purposes of conducting the following business: Apologies To approve Minutes of the last AGM held on 11th August 2016 in Howth Yacht Club. To consider…

Event Report – 2017 Ulster Championships

The 420 Ulsters took place in Ballyholme Yacht Club on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th. There was a mixture of weather conditions to test the sailors over the 2 days. All-girls crews dominated the 420 event, occupying the first 3 places overall. Gemma McDowell and Emma Gallagher from MYC won the event, Grace O’Beirne and…

ISA Sailor of the Year Awards

Well done to Ewan Mc Mahon, former 420 sailor, who won the Irish Junior Sailor of the Year in Dublin on Friday night.  Ewan achieved a Silver medal in Laser Radial at the Laser Worlds held in Dublin last summer. Other former 420 sailors nominated included Harry Durcan and Harry Whitaker for the Junior award…