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About the 470 - Physical

The Dictionary says ...... 
involving or characterized by vigorous bodily activity

We say .....

You will not be sitting around on the 470. A highly physical boat that responds swiftly to the demands of the sailors. An athletic class it certainly is and represents well the many physical dinghy classes around the world.

And the sailors say .....

Kevin Burnham (USA): There is no doubt that you must be in good physical condition to race a 470 competitively. Whether you are driving and hiking or trapping and hanging on a wire, you must be in good physical shape to do both.”