The Royal St. George Yacht Club will be running a Christmas Regatta on the 9th December, this is a great opportunity for the 420 crews doing training around the country to come together again and have fun doing pre Christmas racing.
The first event of 2018 will be the Open Spring training in Schull, County Cork. The Schull training takes place from Monday the 12th to Thursday the 15th Feb at the Fastnet Marine & Outdoor Education Centre in Schull. This is a purpose built training centre close to Schull village with holiday accommodation next door.…Details
The Open 420 Training weekend hosted by the National Yacht Club over the weekend provided the sailors with the maximum range of sailing conditions possible for 420 sailing, from 3-30 knots. Saturday started with winds of 15 knots and gusts up to 30 knots with the wind speeds gradually reducing to close to zero by…Details
Congratulations to Michael O’Suilleabhain and Michael Carroll, the 420 class representatives, on winning the 2017 All Ireland Junior Sailing Championships at the Fastnet Marine Outdoor Educations Centre in Schull this weekend. The All Ireland Sailing Championships have been running since 1947 and this year marks the 70th anniversary of this unique Irish competition. The aim of the event…Details
Sunshine on Saturday greeted the groups of sailors taking part in the first of the 420 sailing introduction days. Groups of six sailors used the class association training boats to get their first taste of sailing in these Irish Sailing Performance Pathway boats. Sailors had the option of two hour sessions in either the morning…Details
With the first 420 open training session due to start on the 28th, 29th and the 30th October at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, this weekend saw a start in earnest to 420 winter training programmes around the regions. Clear sunny skies on Sunday greeted the crews training in Dun Laoghaire whilst in…Details
Although 2017 is not yet over the International 420 Class Association have announced details of the venues for the 2018 Junior Europeans and World Championships. The 2018 420 Junior Europeans will be held at Clube Naval de Sesimbra on the 3rd to the 11th July, Sesimbra is south of Lisbon in Portugal. The 2018 420 Open,…Details
The summer might officially have drawn to a close but the Autumn still offers plenty of opportunity for sailing by 420 crews. First up is the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships on the 23rd and 24th September which is the last competitive racing this side of the Irish sea this year. Sailing continues with…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
Entry is now open for the 2017 420 Munster Championships being held at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club in Dunmore East this weekend. The late entry fee is now being waived but sailors are asked to complete an entry form as soon as possible and send it in.