The dates for the 2015 470 World Championships in Haifa, Israel have been postponed. Originally scheduled from 7-14 March 2015, the Championship will now take place during September-October 2015. The final dates will be annouced by 10 October 2014, subject to consulation with ISAF. Follow the Championship website at 2015worlds.470.org

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015. To be eligible to compete in the 2015 470 Junior World Championships and 2015 470 Junior European Championships, the helm and crew must not have attained his or her 24th birthday before or on 31 December 2015. This increase in age limit is to help support the transition from junior to senior fleet competition. Any queries email office@470.org

Racing at the most important 470 event of the year kicked off on Sunday 14 September at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain. As well as World Championship titles, 50% of the nation places for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are up for grabs, so the competition is event more intense. Follow the racing in Santander on the Official Championship website at www.santander2014.com and the 470 Class Championship microsite at 2014worlds.470.org

To catch up with any of the other 470 Championships held during 2014 and coming up in 2015, click on the links below:

Event  Website
2014 470 Junior World Championship
26 June-3 July 2014
Cervia, Italy
CLICK HERE
2014 Open 470 European Championship
8-15 July 2014
Athens, Greece
CLICK HERE
2014 470 Junior European Championship
11-18 August 2014
Gdynia, Poland
CLICK HERE
2014 470 Masters' Cup
27 July-1 August 2014
Oberhofen, Switzerland
CLICK HERE
Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships
8-21 September 2014
Santander, Spain
CLICK HERE
2015 470 World Championships
September-October 2015 - TO BE CONFIRMED
Haifa, Israel
CLICK HERE

Unfortunately the International 470 Class Association website is not fully functioning at the moment and we apologise for the inconvenience. News updates and reports from 470 events around the world can be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Published Date: 01/09/2014

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