Summer 420 courses at Howth Yacht Club

Howth Yacht Club are planning a number of 420 training courses this Summer and have invited members of the 420 Association to participate. There are three weeks available and the coach will most likely be Graeme Grant. Further details and entry forms are available at  Go to icon “Training & Dinghy’s” and then “Junior Summer Courses”…


420 Connaught Championships – Event Report

KYC’s Cliodhna Ni Shuilleabhain sailing with Niamh Doran came out ahead in a close battle at the 2016 420 Connaught Championships, hosted by Kinsale Yacht Club.  With Geoff Power and James McCann together with Kate Lyttle and Niamh Henry challenging throughout the all-girl crew scored three firsts and two seconds in a six race series…


World Championships 2016 – Team Update

The Irish International 420 Class are pleased to announce that the following teams have been selected to represent their country at the 2016 420 World Championships in Sanremo, Italy:   Open Worlds: Douglas Elmes & Colin O’Sullivan Shane McLoughlin & Patrick Whyte Ronan Cournane & Ben Walsh Ladies World Championship:  Gemma McDowell & Cara McDowell Cliodhna…


ISA 420 2012 Academy Boats now reduced in price

The ISA have reduced the asking price for 3 2012 Nautivela 420s used by our Academy sailors as their 2nd boat abroad. The price of €3,500 is now reduced to €2,950. Specification: • 2012 Nautivela hull • Superspar Mast • Selden Boom & Spinnaker pole • Practic collapsible trolley • Cover • Sails not included…


2016 World Championships – Further Update

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

Countdown to Kinsale … April 23rd

Now that the Munsters and the Youth Nationals have kick started the domestic racing season, we are delighted that all our 420 fleet will move to Kinsale for the second Regional event of the year. Racing will be on April 23rd and 24th, and the club will be delighted to welcome as many of you…