CELEBRATING SUCCESS AT THE EUROSAF 420 RACE CIRCUIT
During Tuesday night’s Opening Ceremony at the 420 Junior Europeans, the International 420 Class called the winners of the inaugural EUROSAF 420 Race Series to the stage to celebrate their success over the series of five events.
The EUROSAF 420 Race Circuit encompassed 5 events across Europe with the best results from four events counting for the overall leaderboard.
Victory went to Switzerland’s Natascha Rast/Samira Rast in the women, Germany’s Jonathan Steidle/Leonardo Honold in the Open and France’s Ange Delerce/Timotee Rossi in the U17. Aong with the glory of event victory the winning teams also received an entry invite to the Juinor Europeans, over and above the quotas places for their nation, and a free entry.
The five events contested in the EUROSAF 420 Race Circuit were:
|Event 1||Imperia Winter Regatta - Imperia, Italy||7-9 December 2018|
|Event 2||Carnival Regatta - Vilamoura, Portugal||2-4 March 2019|
|Event 3||Athens International 420 Sailing Week and Greek Nationals - Athens, Greece||22-25 March 2019|
|Event 4||CIMA - International Cup of the Mediterranean and of Friendship - Marseillan, France||16-21 April 2019|
|Event 5||Kiel Week 2019 - Kiel, Germany||27-30 June 2019|
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About the 420 Junior European Championship
The 420 Junior European Championship is open to non-European teams, although the medals will be presented to Europeans teams.
The 420 European Championships is for athletes aged 18 and under at the end of 2019, and each NCA is entitled to 7 entries, with 14 entries for the host nation. The 2019 420 U17 Junior European Championships is for athletes aged 16 and under at the end of 2019. Each NCA is entitled to 3 U17 boats, with 6 boats for the host nation.
Nations competing: Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, USA.
About the International 420 Class Association
The 420 is an established worldwide performance two-person trapeze and spinnaker racing dinghy which holds status as a World Sailing Class and Learn-to-Sail recognized boat.