With the Schull training week and the Leinster Regional Championships already completed earlier in the year the 420 Class Association are set for a busy summer of events starting with the 2018 Junior European Championships in Sesimbra, Portugal in early July. Ireland will also be represented at the 420 Worlds in Newport Rhode Island later in the summer whilst back in Irish waters there will be the Connaught Championships on the 21st and 22nd July in Lough Ree Yacht Club followed by the National Championships at Howth Yacht Club on the 4th, 5th and 6th August, and the Ulsters on the 22nd and 23rd of September at the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club to kick start the Autumn and Winter schedule.
The 420 is an Irish Sailing Pathway boat and for any sailors who would like to try sailing the boat the Association have two boats for charter http://sail420.com/boat-charter/ . The Association also run open days where sailors can use one of the association boats under the guidance of an experienced 420 sailor in order to get an understanding of how these high performance boats handle. If you would like the opportunity of trying out one of the boats please contact firstname.lastname@example.org