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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Italian
28
Dec 2017

FREMANTLE DOCTOR BLOWS OUT PRACTICE RACE AT 420 WORLDS

420 World Championships

Winds blowing at 25 knots with gusts of 30 or so forced the race committee to cancel today’s scheduled practice race, the precursor to the 420 World Championships, hosted by the Fremantle Sailing Club.

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Top boat in the regatta, Elaas Aretz Queck and Pablo Garcia Cranfield were smart, fit and very quick.
23
Dec 2017

FREMANTLE DOCTOR ROLLS IN TO BOOST RACE TRACK ACTION ON FINAL DAY OF AUSSIE 420 NATIONALS

420 National Championships

Sailors in the 420 Nationals sailed out of Fremantle Sailing Club had their first taste of the “Fremantle Doctor” the famous south westerly sea breeze which brings cooling sea air over the city during hot summer afternoons.

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Thomas Green/Cole Tapper (AUS) up against Billy Margaux/Coutard Kenza (FRA)
22
Dec 2017

SPANISH CONTINUE TO LEAD CHARGE ON DAY 2 AT AUSSIE NATIONALS

420 National Championships

After two days of racing, the 420 Nationals are dominated by Spanish competitors, who currently hold down the top three places on the leader board, followed by two French crews and one from New Zealand.

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Carmen Cowles/Emma Cowles (USA) win 2017 Youth Sailing World Championship
22
Dec 2017

CARMEN AND EMMA COWLES NOMINATED FOR US SAILING'S ROLEX YACHTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

420 General News

Sisters Carmen Cowles and Emma Cowles out raced the competition at the recently held Youth Sailing World Championships to seize an epic victory in Sanya, China.

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420s approaching the gate marks
21
Dec 2017

420 WORLDS WARM-UP KICKS OFF WITH RACE DAY 1 AT 420 AUSTRALIAN NATIONALS

420 National Championships

On a day where the forecast sea breeze at Fremantle struggled to reach 15 knots in the gusts, European crews adapted to the conditions better than local crews to head the points score in both the yellow and blue fleets.

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