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About the 470 - Dynamic

The Dictionary says ...... 
characterized by force of personality, ambition, energy, new ideas, energetic; vigorous; forceful

We say .....



The 470 is full of energy and continues to attract the next generation of sailors.

And the sailors say .....

Joe Glanfield (GBR): “I love the 470. It's a very well-rounded class. The knowledge you need to be successful - you need everything - the tactical element, the technical side and the technique is all challenging. It’s a boat that incorporates every aspect of dinghy racing.”

Kevin Burnham (USA): The 470 is a dynamic boat for many reasons. First and foremost is the intrigue into setting the boat up to race. Regardless of your personal size in weight and height, the 470 allows everyone to be competitive in all conditions because of its versatility in being able to adjust and balance the rig to your physical stature. Next is the competitive nature of the sailors that race the 470. Former 470 sailors are abound in the America’s Cup and big boat races around the world.”