420 French Summer Cup 2015

International French Summer Cup
21 - 25 July Port du Crouesty, Brittany

The Irish 420 Association are planing to send a team to this great event. The event is open to all Irish 420 sailors. Full details of the event can be found below.

The Port of Crouesty is only about a 2 1/2 hours drive from the ferry port of Roscoff and about 4 hours from Cherbourg. The outline plan would be to travel:
Rosslare - Roscoff Friday 17 July 1000 - 1030 Saturday
Cherbourg - Dublin Sunday 26 July 1600 - 1030 Monday

The cost per sailor will depend on the number of boats.

Selector Series - 2015

The Leinsters in HYC were the final leg of the 420 Class Association Selector Series for selection of teams for the Open and Ladies World Championships and also the Junior European Championships.

The provisional results for the Selector Series have been published :

2015 Selector Series


Curradinghy Leinsters - Results

15 boats with 30 sailors attended the Leinsters in Howth, with many new sailors and new partnerships, as well as some sailors standing in because of illness and injury.  

It was only possible to sail on the Sunday due to weather on Saturday, and 3 races were completed. 


1st Gold went to Douglas Elmes & Sean Waddilove, with Cliodhna Ni Shuilleabhain & Niamh Doran 2nd, and Lizzy McDowell & Anna O’Regan 3rd.

420 Association Selector Series Round One Results 2015

Click on the link below to see the results of the first round of the Selector Series.

420 Leinsters in Howth 2+3 May

The 420 Leinsters will be held at Howth Yacht Club on 2+3 May (Saturday and Sunday)

The entry fee is €70 per boat (before 24 April) and €90 per boat if entered after that.

Dinner for helm and crew on Saturday night is included in the entry fee !

Please see the following website to enter and check the Notice of Race :

Irish Youth Nationals - RCYC - 9-12 April

The 2015 ISA Youth Nationals will be held at RCYC on 9-12 April (Thursday – Sunday)

This is the first of the Selector Series for the Worlds and Junior Europeans.

2015 Selector Series and Rankings


Please check the Event Website for further information, registration etc.

2015 Selector Series and Rankings

The 2015 Selector Series and Rankings document has just been published by the Irish 420 Committee. The documents details the events to be used for selection for the 420 Worlds in Japan in July and the Junior Europeans in Bulgaria in August.

Open Training in Howth on Saturday 21st March

ISA 420 coach Ross Killian will be the lead coach for Open Training at HYC (Howth Yacht Club) on Saturday 21st March.

Cost will be €60 per boat.

Please confirm by email as soon as possible if you would like to attend.

 email John Elmes

British Inland Championships Rutland Sailing Club (14+15 March)

This is an open event and ISA coach Ross Killian will provide support on the water for all Irish sailors attending.

If anyone is interested in going to this event, please confirm your interest to John Elmes by Sunday night (22 Feb) at the latest.


420 Sailing Information Sheet

The 420 Association have published an information sheet for Sailing 420s in Ireland.

(This is the same sheet that was given out at the "Try a 420" talk in Baltimore in Feb).

It can be found on the Sail420 "Links" page, together with other sources of useful info :


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