Dublin Bay produced almost perfect weather for the 420 week which formed part of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Three days of training preceded the 2019 Irish 420 National Championships where the pre event weather predictions did not make great reading with low winds predicted for the week. However as the week progressed the…Details
Craftinsure have kindly offered to come on board and provide sponsorship to the Irish 420 Class Association. Class President David McDowell confirmed the new sponsorship will be used by the Association to continue developing double handed sailing in the 420 in Ireland.
Entry details for the next open training for the 420 class can now be found by following the link below. https://www.nyc.ie/2019/05/pre-nationals-420-clinic-lead-by-graeme-grant/ The three days of training will be led by Graeme Grant immediately before the 420 Nationals which form part of the 2019 Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta, the time table is as follows:…Details
The 2019 Irish Sailing Youth National Championships hosted by Royal Cork Yacht Club provided wild oscillations in weather conditions over the four days of planned racing. Thursday was certainly the calm before the arrival of Storm Hanna and three races were completed in light and fickle conditions. Friday dawned with raceable conditions in the morning…Details
The sunny south east delivered a fabulous weekends racing for the 2019 420 Leinster Championships held at Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club. Whilst the forecast for Saturday was pessimistic with regards to the likely wind strength the race management team managed to deliver two quality races in a breeze of up to 7 knots…Details
Selection criteria are now available for the 420 Junior Europeans this summer. Remember that the we have the 420 Leinster Championships coming up on the the 30th and 31st March at Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club and these are an important warm up event for the Youth Nationals. Irish 420 2019 Team selection guidelines…Details
Its only March and we are gearing up to our second regional championships 🙂 The NoR for the 2019 420 Regional Championships to be held at the Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club on the 30th and 31st March is now available for download. Online entry details to follow. 420_Leinsters -19_NOR_v.2 CTDetails
The Schull half term 420 sailing week is the longest of the Irish 420 open training events and the training days are often followed by the Munster Regional Championships as was the case this year. The four days of training at Schull provided a mixture of on the water and land based sessions in…Details
The NoR is now available for download for the 2019 420 Munster Championships to be held at the Fastnet Marine and Outdoor Education Center in Schull, Co.Cork on February the 22nd and 23rd.