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…Details
Following the closure of Curradinghy, Tom Mapplebeck has both boats and equipment available, as follows: X1 2016 Nautivela 420, complete with – Nautivela foils, Super Spar M7 Mast, Boom and Pole. Complete suit of Sails, FSE Rope Pack, Top & Bottom covers, Launching Trolley – 7000€ ono X1 2013 Nautivela 420, complete with – Nautivela…Details
As required by the selector document, the Committee confirm that the ranking for the purposes of team selection for the 2017 Junior European Championships will be as per the published results of the Irish Youth Pathway National Championships 2017. The results can be found at the following link – click here.
As the premier event in youth sailing, more than 400 sailors from over 60 nations are expected to compete on the waters off Hainan Island from 09-16 December 2017. The 2017 selection process opened in November 2016 after the Israeli Sailing Association exercised the right to withdraw from hosting the 2017 edition as a final…Details
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…Details
Following the withdrawal of Israel as the host nation for the 2017 Youth Sailing Worlds, new bids have been invited to host the event. World Sailing has received bids from three Member National Authorities aiming to host the 2017 Championships. Bids have been received from the following host cities: Mar del Plata, Argentina Melbourne, Australia…Details
Sailors are now asked to renew their membership for 2017. In advance of the training clinic in Schull, the Committee would ask that memberships are renewed using the on-line facility on this website. The membership fee for 2017 of €20 can be paid when completing the form through a paypal account or alternatively using a…Details
The Association are looking to purchase good quality used sails for its two 420 charter boats. If you have any for sale or know the whereabouts of some please contact Mark Whitaker at email@example.com with details.
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…Details
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.…Details