Local Pairing Win at 420 Ulsters

Michele Halpenny reports: The 420 Ulsters 2016 took place at Strangford Lough Yacht Club on 24th/25th September. 11 teams competed in a very windy event. Racing was cancelled on the Saturday due to the storm; however, the sailors got in 3 races on Sunday in gusty weather with wind speeds up to 25 knots. Juliette…

IRL 51838 – price reduced

420 for sale. Lenam built 2004. Sail No. 51838. Combi trolley and road trailer in excellent condition. 3 mainsails and jibs and 2 spinnakers in sail bags. Dry storage winter. Bought in 2014 and only sailed twice as crew in Cork! Sailed in Lough Derg Yacht Club.  REDUCED PRICE €2100 must sell buying new boat.…

Curradinghy Offers Charter Option for Nationals

Tom Mapplebeck is offering a charter option for the 2016 Curradinghy 420 Nationals to be held at Howth Yacht Club on 9th – 11th August 2016.  Tom is offering a complete 2016 Nautivela 420 at €500 for the event with the fee being offset against the purchase price of any boat bought subsequently from Curradinghy.…

New Website Format Now Launched

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Irish 420 Class Association new website.  The new formal is designed to work on PC, iPad and Mobile and includes automatic upload to Facebook and twitter to help members and their family to keep in touch. Having moved over to the new platform we will now…

Summer 420 courses at Howth Yacht Club

Howth Yacht Club are planning a number of 420 training courses this Summer and have invited members of the 420 Association to participate. There are three weeks available and the coach will most likely be Graeme Grant. Further details and entry forms are available at www.hyc.ie.  Go to icon “Training & Dinghy’s” and then “Junior Summer Courses”…

420 Connaught Championships – Event Report

KYC’s Cliodhna Ni Shuilleabhain sailing with Niamh Doran came out ahead in a close battle at the 2016 420 Connaught Championships, hosted by Kinsale Yacht Club.  With Geoff Power and James McCann together with Kate Lyttle and Niamh Henry challenging throughout the all-girl crew scored three firsts and two seconds in a six race series…

World Championships 2016 – Team Update

The Irish International 420 Class are pleased to announce that the following teams have been selected to represent their country at the 2016 420 World Championships in Sanremo, Italy:   Open Worlds: Douglas Elmes & Colin O’Sullivan Shane McLoughlin & Patrick Whyte Ronan Cournane & Ben Walsh Ladies World Championship:  Gemma McDowell & Cara McDowell Cliodhna…