420 Connachts & Coaching Clinic

The 420 Connachts will be hosted at GBSC on 2nd & 3rd July 2011.

Ahead of the racing coaching is available for all prospective participants, whether seasoned racers or sailors new to the class. The coaching clinic will be run by GBSC and will include Will Leech, Rob Lehane and Ruardhri de Faoite. Participants can come for either a 5 day (Mon-Fri) or 3 day (Weds-Fri) coaching clinic. This will give sailors who have spent lots of time stuck in their books to blow away the cobwebs and get fully tuned-up for the championship racing at the weekend.

John Leech, PRO for championship remarked: "GBSC is delighted to welcome the 420 fleet back to Galway Bay for the Connacht Championships. Galway is a superb centre for sailing activity as was demonstrated when the Volvo Ocean Race visited. It's a great opportunity for visiting 420 sailors to enjoy good racing and have some fun with the active fleet of 420s based here."

Details of racing are in the attached NOR. The entry form can be used to sign-up for the coaching clinic too.

Entry Costs:
Racing fee - €80 per boat
5 days coaching (27 June-1 July) fee - €200 per boat
3 days coaching (29 June-1 July) fee - €170 per boat

Coaching entries with fees must be received by 20th June - Cheques payable to GALWAY BAY SAILING CLUB.. Entries for racing only will be taken on the morning of 2nd July.

Note you must be a member of the class association to participate in the coaching or racing event. You may send your Class Association Membership form and fees in with your entry . However please make sure that the €30 class membership fee cheque is made out to IRISH INTERNATIONAL 420 CLASS ASSOCIATION. Membership form is on the Membership page


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