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A very successful event was held on 21-23 August at RCYC as part of the Cork Dinghy Festival. Nine races were sailed over three days in varying conditions outside Roches Point.
The Notice of Race is out for the Connaughts at Lough Derg Sailing Club.
The 420 Association AGM was held in RCYC on 21 Aughust 2015. Many thanks to the previous committee for their work over the last year. The New Committee and contact details can be found here :
The Munsters will be held at WHSC (Dunmore East) on July 4th and 5th.
The event will be held together with the Flying Fifteen South Coast Championships and the Fireball National Championships.
Notice of Race, Accomodation details, etc. are attached.
EVENT DINNER ON SATURDAY
There will be an Event Dinner on the Saturday night for €15 per head. This is open to all the sailors, parents, siblings etc.
and will be a great opportunity to chill and socialise, and meet with the sailors from the other classes.
International French Summer Cup
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:
The cost per sailor will depend on the number of boats.
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 :
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.
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 :
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.
Please check the Event Website for further information, registration etc.
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.