International 470 Class Support & Development Program 2018-2024
Since 2006, the International 470 Class has made a priority commitment to support young athletes and emerging nations through its Development Programmes.
Many athletes benefited by receiving technical expertise and coaching, along with financial support to participate in 470 Class Championships.
The extensive range of 470 Development Programmes has reached out to many nations in the world, through:
- supporting emerging nations to attend Championships
- financial support towards entry fees and charter boats
- developing sailor racing skills pre-Championship through intensive on-site Clinics and race training
- daily coaching during Championships
- Regional Coach and Sailor Clinics
Over the past 12 years, 470 Clinics have been held in:
Angola, Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Qatar, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey
The combined impact of the 470 Clinics and Support Programmes has benefited athletes from:
Angola, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay and the USA.
The International 470 Class will continue to support all athletes around the world and help them to fulfil their Olympic dream.