ROUND UP OF EVENT NEWS
1-31 August 2019
Below is an overview of just some of the 420 Class racing around the world during August. For a full update take a look at our latest news and events calendar.
Results are just in from Germany's Bayerische Jugendwoche which finished on 31 August, with an all top-4 scorecard handing victory to Florian Krauss/Jannis Summchen. Finishing second and top women's team was Hannah Lanzinger/Franziska Steinlein.
After a fiercely fought 13 race series, the Championnat de France Espoirs in Brest, France from 24-30 August, awarded top spots to Victor le Penven/Iban Cornic in the open fleet and Solenza Mariani/Antea Mariani in the women.
British teams took action on climate change during their 420 National Championship holding a beach clean at Hayling Island Sailing Club, before returning to the race track. The 10 race series saw Martin Wrigley/Marcus Tressler seize the overall lead.
The 56th Gran Día de la Vela BUFETE FRAU in Mallorca, 22-25 August, Spain welcomed 60 teams to the race track, with Neus Ballester/Andrea Perello, who won the U17 Women 420 World Championship gold medals, again stepped up to deliver outstanding form and claim the overall win.
Japan's High School Sports Competition and 60th National High School Championship featured a massive line up of 420 Class teams from across the nation.
Canada's CORK Regatta celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2019, with the Sail Canada Youth Championships,12-16 August, featuring 12 race series over four days where Moritz Heidenreich/David Frost dominated the race track to seize event honours.
The 2019 Proclero Kupa in Hungary, 3-6 August, saw a close run battle to the podium between three teams who controlled the pack, with eventual victory by 2 points to Benedek Szűcs/Batiz Abel.
Looking ahead to September, the 420 Class calendar features over 30 events - so it's going to be a busy month ...