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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.
ISA 420 coach Ross Killian will be the lead coach for Open Training at HYC (Howth Yacht Club) on Saturday 21st March.
Cost will be €60 per boat.
Please confirm by email as soon as possible if you would like to attend.
This is an open event and ISA coach Ross Killian will provide support on the water for all Irish sailors attending.
If anyone is interested in going to this event, please confirm your interest to John Elmes by Sunday night (22 Feb) at the latest.
The 420 Association have published an information sheet for Sailing 420s in Ireland.
(This is the same sheet that was given out at the "Try a 420" talk in Baltimore in Feb).
It can be found on the Sail420 "Links" page, together with other sources of useful info :
For those that have not already been in contact, please contact John Elmes by telephone or email to confirm attendance (details below)
ISA coach Ross Killian will be the lead coach. He will be assisted by David Harte (Fastnet Marine & Outdoor Education Centre), Tom Mapplebeck & Adam Hyland.
Welcome Briefing : Sat 18:00 at the FMOEC (all sailors and parents are invited)