Leinster Winter Training - Howth

To encourage and promote the growth of the 420 class at HYC, we are working with the 420 class association and other clubs in the Leinister region.  The aim of the training is to allow sailors to keep enjoying their sailing outside of the summer months, while working on improving their boat handling skills and racing technique. 

The training is open to all 420 sailors and there are a few boats that are made available for sailors that would like to try the class The 420 class captain Des Flood in conjunction with Brian McDowell of MYC have laid out a training schedule:- 
Venue: Howth Yacht Club 
Dinghy parking is free for the duration of the training.
Racing is available to members of the training group Saturday Afternoons 8th September - 6th October

1 Charter boat is available for the duration of the training 

Training: Sunday Afternoons 2.00pm - 6.00pm. 

Lead coach Graeme Grant will be joined by experienced 420 coaches and sailors delivering a program that will suit the range of experience expected. 

Block 1: 7th Oct, 21st Oct, 11th Nov Euro Symbol45per person (Euro Symbol5 discount HYC members) {booking form
Block 2: 18th Nov, 25th Nov, 2nd Dec Euro Symbol45 per person (Euro Symbol5 discount HYC members) {booking form

ISA 420 Class Training Camp: 13th, 14th October Euro Symbol50 per person {booking form
420 class association training camp with the national coach Ross Killian.
There may be additional charter boats available 

Mid Term Training Camp 28th Oct, 29th Oct, 30th Oct Euro Symbol75 per person (Euro Symbol10 discount HYC members) {booking form}  3 days of training with Graeme Grant and other top coaches 


Graeme Grant

Des Flood

Brian Mc Dowel

Training Manager HYC

420 Class Captain HYC

420 Class Leinster

Coaching [at] hyc [dot] ie


01 832 2141

086 384 4088

087 232 7745

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