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The Irish 420 National Championships takes place in the Royal St George YC on Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August.
The Notice of Race for the event has just been published. This is sure to be a great event in Dublin Bay, with 9 races planned. There is also lots of social planned with a BBQ in the Lyttle's house for all sailors after sailing on Friday.
After sailing on Saturday there is a BBQ in the Club followed by the AGM at 6pm.
We have lots of prizes including 1,2,3 in the Silver Fleet and top girls and we are hoping for a good turnout from those sailors.
The Selector Series results for international events have been published. The Youth Nationals in HYC was the final leg in the Selector Series. If you have any comments on the results please contact Theo Lyttle.
The Selector Series results for 2014 have been published to date. The results comprise the first 6 races in the series. A further 11 races are scheduled to be sailed at the Youth Nationals in HYC.
The overall selector series results will be published directly after the Youth Nationals.
Please note that there have been changes to the Selector Series document, with regard to team selection. Please read the revised Selector Series document.
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: https://www.hyc.ie/entryonline/youthNats14/entrylist.asp
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.
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.
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.
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.
Click on the link for 2014 Munsters NOR
We have a great line up of events for this year, with the 420's travelling to Wexford and County Antrim YC for the first time.
Here is the full list: