Croatia, Great Britain, Greece, Israel, Ireland, Spain
JK Uskok Zadar hosted the 2019 420 Zadar Open for U19 teams in Croatia from 15-17 March 2019, attracting eight Croatian teams. Antonija Kustera/Maris Basic easily claimed victory, only giving away two of the race wins away.
The British 420 Class fleet battled it out at their Inland National Championships over the weekend of 16-17 March 2019 in some pretty breezy conditions. Making it look easy were Eleanor Keers/Faye Chatterton who outsailed the fleet to claim the title.
Girl power ruled at the 420 Greek Nationals hosted by the Yacht Club of Greece, 22-25 March 2019. Ariadni Spanaki/Myrto Papadopoulou wrapped up the title by 10 points over Melina Pappa/Maria Tsampoulou. The Greek Nationals marked event #3 of the EUROSAF 420 Race Circuit, which comprises five events across Europe.
Two days of racing at the Eilat Memorial Regatta saw teams from clubs across Israel face off in what was also the first selection event for the upcoming #420Worlds and #420JuniorEuros. In the men, Tal Sade/Noam Homri wrapped up a convincing victory by 8 points, with Gili Caspi/Neta Pirster securing a 26 point advantage to seize victory in the women.
Distinctly spring like conditions welcomed teams to the 420 Leinster Championships held at Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club in Ireland, 30-31 March 2019. Lucy Kane/Emma Gallagher took the title with four race wins on the second day of the event ahead of Morgan Lyttle/Patrick Whyte in second and Ben Graf /Alexander Farrell in third.
41 of Spain's finest proved themselves over three days of racing at the Trofeo Iberico, in a mix of wind pressure, wave type, sun and rain served up on the waters off Central Galego de Vela, from 5-7 April 2019. Claiming victory by 7 points were Jacobo Garcia/Antoni Ripoll, with Nacho Davila/Javier Mestremolins in second. Finishing third overall and top women's team were Marina Garau/Blanca Cabot.