Competition and Training Event

2015 Calendar - Irish and International


Irish Training and Events

Feb  15-18   Schull Training Camp
April 9-12      ISA Youth Championships RCYC
May   2,3       Leinster Championships HYC
July  4,5         Munster Championships WHSC
Aug 21,22,23 National Championships RCYC
Sept 12,13     Connaught Championships LDYC

420 Open Training: Schull 15-18 February 2015

The Irish 420 Association are holding 4 days open training in Schull from Sunday 15 to Wednesday 18 February (inclusive).

This coaching will be for all levels, both those new to the 420 and more experienced. The coaching will be run by ISA 420 Coach Ross Killian.  The training will be based at the Schull Sailing Centre (FMOEC) Colla Road, Schull.  Schull Sailing

420 Leinster Championships, 13th,14th September Wexford Harbour BTC

Leinsters 2014The Irish 420 Leinster Championships takes place in the Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August. The Notice of Race for the event is available as an attachment below.

This is the first time that the 420 will be travelling to Wexford. The Club has hosted many big events including the Laser Leinsters recently.

Briefing will be at 1045 and first gun is scheduled for 12.10 on Saturday. After sailing on Saturday there is a dinner in the Club. There will also be a steak dinner for parents in the Club. More details on registration.

There is camping available at the Club. Please contact Dave.  It is a busy weekend in Wexford so book a B+B early. Some space may be available in homes of Club sailors. 

David Curtis is the organiser of the event. Please email him to let him know you will be travelling to the event. wexdoc [at] gmail [dot] com (Contact David Curtis)

Connacht Championships, Chumann Seoltóireachta an Spidéil 5th and 6th July 2014

Spiddal Beach


The Connacht Championships will be hosted by, Chumann Seoltóireachta an Spidéil on 5th and 6th July 2014. Please let Brian Kinirons know if you're planning to participate: bkinirons [at] gmail [dot] com

The Notice of Race and Entry Form are attached here.

Ulster 420 Championship, 10th and 11th May Country Antrim Yacht Club

County Antrim Yacht Club

County Antrim Yacht Club Welcome the 420's for the first time this May. CAYC is located in Whitehead about 15 miles North of Belfast, so is very easy to get to. The sailing waters are straight out from the Club, so no long sail out. The entry fee for this event is 60STG. NOR out shortly.

2014 events

22, 23 March, Training RCYC
5, 6 April, Training HYC
23 April, Pre Youth Nationals Training
24 to 27 April, ISA Youth Nationals HYC
10, 11 May, Ulsters County Antrim YC
5, 6 July, Connaughts Spiddal SC
22 to 24 August, National Championships, RSGYC
13, 14 September, Leinsters Wexford SC

Entries now Open for Youth Nationals Howth Y.C.

Entries are now being accepted by HYC for the Youth Nationals. The event is also the second leg of the Selector Series for International Events. There is a 20 euro discount for entries received by the 11th April.

Entry can be made online here:

Open Training 22/23 March RCYC

The next 420 open training will be held on 22/23 March at RCYC. Mark Whitaker is organising the event. The training will be run by ISA 420 Coach Ross Killian supported by Cian O'Regan and Rob Lehane. The cost of the training will be 100 euro per boat for the weekend. All are welcome!

The Cork sailors are kindly offering to host sailors from the rest of the country. Please contact Mark Whitaker (mark [dot] whitaker [at] jpmg [dot] ie) to confirm you will be training and if you want accommodation.

Selector Series for International Events 2014

The Selection Series rules has just been  published for qualification for international event this year. The Irish Association are planning to send teams to both the World Championships in Germany and the Junior Europeans in Poland. 

Selector Series  


Schull & Munsters 2014 Update

The weather forecast for next week is good with light to moderate winds and warmer temperatures.

Saturday 15th, 1630 check in to accommodation.

Sunday 16th, 0930 register for training. Please bring the balance of money due for the training and accommodation if you have not paid in full. Cheque or cash. Also, all sailors must be members of the Irish 420 Class Association. The cost is 10 euro per sailor (the cheapest of any class!)

Sunday 16th, 1000 training begins.

Thursday 20th, 0930 Registration for Munster Championships.

2014 Munster Championships 

Notice of Race

Click on the link for the NOR for the Munsters. There is one amendment to the NOR. The entry fee has been reduced to 70 euro.

Munsters NOR

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