Donaghadee Sailing Club is delighted to host the first 420 event in the North of Ireland for some time. Local PRO Jimmie McKee will ensure 2 days of top quality racing in the infamous tidal waters of Donaghadee.
Registration for the event will open at 0830 on Saturday 31st August with the 1st warning at 11:55. There will be food and live entertainment for all soon after racing on Saturday evening, hopefully you can join us. There is a very nominal charge of £5.00 per head.
It is hoped to organise some training pre-event, details to follow. Boat storage will be available if needed.
A comprehensive information pack for the weekend is attached. It provides location, schedule, tides and accommodation details. More information can be obtained by visiting www.donaghadeesc.co.uk or by contacting Stuart Ogg, Chair of the Organising Committee on 07714262223 or stuartogg [at] btinternet [dot] com
Royal Cork Yacht Club is delighted to host this years Volvo Irish 420 Nationals on the 9th to 11th August 2013. Entrants can look forward to excellent sailing off Roches Point (weather permitting) with three races being planned on each day.
For a copy of the Notice of Race - please click here
For a copy of the Entry Form - please click here
Open training, led by Ross Killian, will take place on the 7th and 8th of August with a total of three coaches on the water. The cost of the training will be €100 per boat with food being provided on the Wednesday night. It is important to confirm your intention to attend the Open Training as early as possible by emailing Mark Whitaker at mark [dot] whitaker [at] jpmg [dot] ie
If any of the sailors are having difficulty in getting accommodation for the Open Training or the Nationals please let Mark know.
Finally your attention is drawn to the reduced entry fee for the Nationals - entries need to be sent to the Royal Cork Yacht Club by July 31st to avoid the late entry fee.
Ex Charter 420's from 2013 season.
-Nautivela Hull - new June 2013
Special offer available on Zaoli Sails when purchased with the boat.
Contact Tom - tom [at] curradinghy [dot] com or 0862475551
The Irish 420 Class would like to invite all members to attend the AGM which will be held in the Royal Cork YC at 6pm on Friday 9th of August. The date is the first day of the National Championships.
The Irish 420 Class in association with the RSGYC and ISA are organising open training in the RSGYC Dun Laoghaire on Thursday 4th July, Friday 5th July. The cost is 100 euro per boat for the two days.
Ross Killian ISA Coach will be the head coach for the training so top quality training is ensured. We would also like to encourage any 420 sailors who are new to the class or club sailors to attend. All Welcome. There will be training for everyone.
Please email RSGYC b [dot] fusco [at] hotmail [dot] com (subject: 420%20Training%204-5%20July%202013) (Head Coach Ben Fusco) to confirm that you will be attending. Please email as soon as you can, but before Monday evening. Payment on arrival. Plan to be on the water at 10am, so arrival before 9am on Thursday.
The Connachts that were scheduled for July have been postponed until after the Summer.
Good Condition, ready to sail. One full set of sails, new spinnaker pole
086 1697857 / 01 2789994
420 for sale in good condition and ready to race. It was used for ISA competitions between 2005-2007 but has not been sailed since and has been safely stored.
All fittings attached
Price: 2,500 EUR
The results for the qualification series for the 420 Worlds in Valencia and Junior Europeans in Pwhelli are included below. In the event of places not being taken up, the 420 Class Association Committee may decide to send alternative crews who have participated in the ranking series.
After six races in blustery conditions on the Broadmeadows, Malahide, Adam Hyland/Bill Staunton (RStGYC/SSC) took the Curradinghy-sponsored 420 Leinster title from Robert Dickson/Sean Waddilove (HYC/SSC) by virtue of two race wins.
Hyland & Staunton won the fourth and fifth races to edge out their northside rivals who were second in four races.
The Malahide cousins Lizzy and Cara McDowell also had a consistent series and also won the third race to finish third overall, a point ahead of the Royal St.George YC sisters Kate and Alanna Lyttle.
Best placed of the silver fleet was Philip McDowell & Cian Buckley of the host club in 7th overall.
Event organiser, Brian McDowell, thanked PRO Neil Murphy and the race management team that conducted racing in challenging conditions.