2016 420 GENERAL ASSEMBLY - UPDATE ON KEY DECISIONS
The 2016 General Assembly Meeting of the International 420 Class Association took place on Saturday 16 July 2016, with future Championship venues and elections to the 420 Executive Committee on the agenda.
Selection of future 420 Championship venues:
- 2017 420 Open European Championships – will be hosted at Nautical Club of Tzitzifies – Kallithea (NOTK), Athens, Greece. Provisional dates are 22-30 July 2017
- 2018 420 Open, Ladies and U17 World Championships – will be hosted at Newport, USA. Provisional dates are 8-15 August 2018.
- 2018 420 Junior European Championships – will be hosted at Sesimbra, PORTUGAL. Dates to be confirmed.
Updates on future 420 Championship venues already selected:
- 2017 420 Junior European Championships, Fraglia Vela Riva, ITALY. Provisional dates are 6-13 August 2017.
- 2017 420 Open, Ladies and U17 World Championships, Fremantle, AUSTRALIA. Provisional dates are 15-23 December 2017.
Also noted that the provisional dates for the 47th Youth Sailing World Championships in Israel are 8-15 July 2017
- Fulvia Ercoli from Italy was appointed as the 420 Class Secretary.
- Jackie Taylor from Great Britain was appointed as the 420 Class Treasurer.
- Dimitris Dimou from Greece was re-appointed as the Chair of the 420 Technical Committee.
- Alexander Finsterbusch from Argentina was re-appointed as a member of the 420 Technical Committee and Jurgen Cluytmans from Belgium was appointed as a member of the 420 Technical Committee.
A presentation and speech of thanks were made to Catherine Dodds, 420 Class Treasurer, who has volunteered over many years to support the International 420 Class.