420 week concluded today at Howth Yacht Club with the third day of racing in the 2018 420 Open and National Championships. And what a week it was, it kicked off with a three day training module followed by a second one day training module prior to the start of championship racing. The first…Details
The venue for the 2018 Irish Sailing Youth Pathway Nationals and the IODAI Optimist Trials has been confirmed by Irish Sailing. The event will take place from the 5th – 8th of April and will be jointly hosted by the Royal St George Yacht Club and the National Yacht Club in DunLaoghaire. The 420 boats…Details
The Notice of Race for the 420 Nationals on the bank holiday weekend of the 4th to the 6th August has now been posted on the Howth Yacht Club website https://hyc.ie/system/resources/1026/original/420_Nationals_18_nor_r1.docx?1531345655 . The 26th July is the early bird entry date and entry increases from €120 to €150 on that day, entry can be completed…Details
David McDowell writes: The 420 Munster Championships were held at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club in Dunmore East last weekend in conjunction with the South Coast Championships of the Flying Fifteens. The sailors enjoyed an excellent weekend of racing that started in bright sunshine with a breeze of 15-20 knts that moderated as the racing progressed.…Details
Michael O’Sullivan, supported by the Committee, has been busy making arrangements for team travel to the Junior European Championships taking place this year in Riva del Garda. We are pleased to confirm that all arrangements are now in place and enclose a document which lays out the program for the event. We would also refer…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.
Steve Talbot writes: Light and Heavy Light winds made it heavy going for sailors in the first race on Race Day 1 on an otherwise glorious day on Galway Bay. Winds picked up sufficiently for Race 2 and Race 3 and some good racing was had by all with top spot claimed by different boats…Details
Invitations to teams who achieved the qualification criteria for attendance at the 420 World and Junior European Championships have been emailed earlier today. If successful sailors have not received their invite they should please contact the President John Elmes at email@example.com.
We are delighted to publish the sailing instructions for tomorrows event.