Race start at the Australian Youth Nationals
15
Jan 2018

SUCCESSFUL CHAMPIONHIP DEFENCE AT AUSTRALIAN YOUTH NATIONALS

420 National Championships

The 2018 Australian Youth Championship has wrapped up in style at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on 15 January with tight racing on the final day deciding national titles, podium finishes and Australian Youth Team selection.

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Racing at the 2017 420 European Championship, Athens, Greece
08
Jan 2018

WELCOME TO THE 2018 420 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - NEWPORT, USA

420 World Championships

Sail Newport and the United States I420 class are looking forward to welcoming you to historic Fort Adams in Newport, RI for the 2018 International 420 World Championship. This document provides you with vital information that will help plan for the event.

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Enrique LUJÁN/Pablo LUJÁN (ESP 56331) claim 420 Open Gold
03
Jan 2018

GOLD MEDALS TO SPAIN AND AUSTRALIA AT 420 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

420 World Championships

Spain reigned Supreme as the 2017 420 World Championships drew to a close today, 3 January 2018, in Fremantle, Australia having secured gold, silver and bronze in the 420 Open Fleet and gold in the U17 fleet.

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Top Mark
02
Jan 2018

SPANISH TEAMS STORM TO GLORY ON RACE DAY 5 AT 420 WORLDS

420 World Championships

Much lighter conditions for this afternoon’s race day 5 at the 2017 420 World Championship in Fremantle might have produced some different results, but those who expected a break in the Spanish dominance of the event so far would have been disappointed as Spanish boats finished first second and third in the last race of the 420 Open Fleet.

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Aina Colon & Victoria Sisk, 116 (ESP-55987)
01
Jan 2018

BIG BREEZE SHUFFLES 420 WORLDS LEADERBOARD ON RACE DAY 4

420 World Championships

Weather conditions were stronger than anticipated on race day 4 at the 420 World Championships, peaking at an average of 20 knots late in the day and gusting as high as 24 knots. Forecasters are still predicting softer pressure on Tuesday, which may please some of the visitors to Fremantle.

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Tom Rice/Trevor Bornarth (USA) racing at the Youth Worlds in China
31
Dec 2017

OPEN ORANGE BOWL REGATTA FEATURES THE 2017 US 420 NATIONALS

420 National Championships

While much of the country was frozen solid, 37 boats closed out the year enjoying four days of great sailing on sunny and warm Biscayne Bay in Miami at the 2017 US Nationals held within the annual Open Orange Bowl Regatta, from 26-30 December.

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Laura Harding/Eleanor Grimshaw (AUS-55158)
31
Dec 2017

420 WORLDS VERSUS THE ELEMENTS ON RACE DAY 3

420 World Championships

The weather forecasters’ predictions were perfect today.  A south to south westerly breeze kicked in during the morning on race day 3 at the 420 World Championships and escalated to a steady 22 knots with gusts around 25 knots over the race track off Fremantle this afternoon.

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Sophie Mosegaard/Samira Rast (SUI) and Gaia Bergonzini/Cecilia Zancan (ITA) in U17 Fleet
30
Dec 2017

RACE DAY 2 WINDS AT 420 WORLDS OFF FREMANTLE SIGNIFICANTLY LIGHTER

420 World Championships

Race day 2 at the 2017 420 World Championships hosted at Fremantle Sailing Club, Australia and all change in the weather as the breeze eased and the wave action was a lot more manageable.

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Jack Lewis/Charlie Bacon (GBR)
29
Dec 2017

OPENING DAY AT 420 WORLDS PUSHES TEAMS IN BIG BREEZE

420 World Championships

Fremantle turned on another brisk day today with breezes at the upper limit allowed by 420 class rules. The result was predictable, with many crews struggling to cope with the fresh conditions and big waves.

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Strong Australian line-up at 420 Worlds
28
Dec 2017

WILD OPENING TO 420 WORLD CHAMPIONSHP

420 World Championships

On a day when wild weather forced the abandonment of the practice race for the 420 Worlds, the wild theme continued at a boisterous and friendly welcome and opening ceremony.

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