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2018 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS BURGAS BGR: THE MOVIE

03 Jul 2018

Watch all the action of 2018 470 European Championships Burgas BGR: The movie. Enjoy 26 minutes of packed 470 class racing!

470 Men and Women European Championship medallists
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SLOVENIA AND SWEDEN WRAP UP 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP CROWNS

24 May 2018

Medal Race day at the 2018 470 Open European Championships in Bourgas, Bulgaria got underway in a breeze of 10 knots. The apparent pre-race calm in the boat park switched to high energy full-on physical racing for the 25 minute windward-leeward races.

Anton Dahlberg/Fredrik Bergstrom (SWE)
470 Continental Championships

SWEDEN SECURES MEN’S 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHP TITLE AS MEDAL RACE TOP TEN DECIDED

23 May 2018

Another sensational day of perfect weather conditions off Bourgas, Bulgaria completed the 11-race series and decided the top ten 470 Women and 470 Men teams advancing to Thursday’s podium deciding medal race.

 

Tina Mrak/Veronica Macarol (SLO) seize the 470 Europeans lead on race day 4
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STUNNING THREE RACE DAY SHAPES DAY 4 LEADERBOARD

22 May 2018

470 teams from twenty-five nations again stepped up to the stamina test of three back-to-back races on day 4, Tuesday 22 May, at the 2018 470 European Championships in Bourgas, Bulgaria.

Panagiotis Mantis/Pavlos Kagialis (GRE) take out two race wins on race day 3
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PERFECT 470 RACING CONDITIONS ON RACE DAY 3

21 May 2018

A spectacular race day 3 at the 2018 470 European Championships in Bourgas, Bulgaria featured a whole new game plan as teams responded to the breezy conditions.

Hippolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantes (FRA) lead the 470 Men fleet after 3 races
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THREE RACES ON SUNDAY SEE EARLY CONTENDERS AT 470 EUROPEANS

20 May 2018

Three back to back races on Sunday 20 May at the 470 European Championships in Bourgas, Bulgaria sees the early contenders strike out at the front of the leader board.

Boat Preparation at 2018 470 European Championship
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NO RACING ON OPENING DAY AT 470 EUROPEANS AS NO WIND STOPS PLAY

19 May 2018

Racing at the 470 European Championship was scheduled to kick off on Saturday 19 May at the Yacht Club Port Bourgas, Bulgaria, but fickle breeze kept teams off the race track.

Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabro (ITA)
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2018 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS OFF IN BULGARIA

18 May 2018

Racing at the 470 European Championship kicks off on Saturday 19 May at the Yacht Club Port Bourgas, Bulgaria.

Tina Mrak/Veronica Macarol (SLO) at 470 Europeans Opening Ceremony
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OPENING CEREMONY LAUNCHES 2018 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

17 May 2018

Racing at the opening 470 Class Championship of the 2018 season kicks off on Saturday 19 May at the Port Bourgas Yacht Club, Bulgaria.

470 Women - European Championship medallists
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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES TO ZEGERS/VAN VEEN AND FOCK/DACKHAMMAR

13 May 2017

Light wind meant no medal race was possible in either of the 470 Women or 470 Men fleets today, and the overall standings give both Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes van Veen (NED) and Carl-Fredrik Fock/Marcus Dackhammar (SWE) their first ever European Championship titles.

Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen (NED-1) have guaranteed themselves a podium finish
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ON TO THE MEDAL RACE TO DECIDE 470 EUROPEANS PODIUM

12 May 2017

Patience was needed on the penultimate day of racing here at the 470 Europeans in Monaco, as the wind kept away, with 0 knots recorded at one point on the race course.

Big Breeze Thursday
470 Continental Championships

CHANGE OF PACE DEMANDS INTENSITY, AGGRESSION AND TOUGHNESS ON DAY 4 AT 470 EUROPEANS

11 May 2017

All change on race day 4 at the 470 Europeans in Monaco as big breeze and waves hit the race track and upped the pace, in complete contrast to conditions over the first three days.

Noya Bar-Am/Nina Amir (ISR-11)
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ISRAEL’S BAR-AM/AMIR LEAD WOMEN, SWEDES CONTROL MEN

10 May 2017

Day 3 of racing at the 2017 470 European Championship got underway soon after 1330 hours, with two races scheduled for each of the 470 Men and Women fleets.

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HOW TO FOLLOW THE 470 EUROPEANS IN MONACO

07 May 2017

Racing takes place at the 470 Europeans from Monday 8 May to Saturday 13 May. Read on for how to follow the Championship:

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SAILING INSTRUCTIONS PUBLISHED FOR 470 EUROPEANS

27 Apr 2017

The Sailing Instructions for the 2017 470 European Championships are published under the Championship website Noticeboard.

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ARRIVAL LOGISTICS FOR 470 EUROPEANS

27 Apr 2017

For teams travelling to Monaco direct from the World Sailing Series France - Hyeres, please take a read of the Arrival Logistics document.

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ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION FOR 2017 EUROPEANS

20 Jan 2017

Set in an idyllic location on the Mediterranean Sea, the Yacht Club de Monaco will host the 2017 470 European Championship from 6-13 May 2017.

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NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED FOR 2017 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

23 Dec 2016

The Notice of Race for the 2017 470 European Championship taking place in Monaco from 6-13 May 2017 has been published.

470 Men and Women European Championship Medallists
470 Continental Championships

CHAMPIONS DECIDED AFTER CLOSEST OF MEDAL RACES ON BAY OF PALMA

12 Apr 2016

A display of superb counter-attacking tactics as teams pushed each other around the track in a final bid for leader board dominance on the Bay of Palma.

Fernanda Oliveira/Ana Barbachan (BRA)
470 Continental Championships

THE PERFECT END GAME UNFOLDS FOR SOME AT 470 EUROPEANS

11 Apr 2016

A day of pressure on the Bay of Palma as numerous teams vied for a spot in the ten medal race line-up, and for some today’s racing marked a last shot at selection to their Olympic team. Stunning conditions with a breeze of 10-14 knots and blue sky.

Stuart Mcnay/David Hughes (USA) leading the charge
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ALL CONSUMING THREE RACES SHUFFLES UP EUROPEANS LEADER BOARD

10 Apr 2016

Three races for all fleets at the 2016 470 European Championships on race day 4, Sunday 10 April, sees Lara Vadlau/Jola Ogar (AUT) extend in the 470 Women and Mat Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS) edge into the lead in the 470 Men.

Afrodite  Kyranakou/Anneloes Van Veen (NED)

QUALIFICATION SERIES WRAPS UP ON BLUE SKY DAY IN PALMA

09 Apr 2016

Perfect 12-14 knots racing conditions under a blue sky on race day 3 at the 470 Europeans were a complete contrast to yesterday’s weather pattern of driving rain and storms.

NO RACING AS BAD WEATHER FORCES FLEETS ASHORE ON DAY 2

08 Apr 2016

Various storm systems rolled across the race course on Friday, forcing postponement on the water, as the breeze swung to the west, rain filled in, visibility dropped and the breeze kicked up.

Lara Vadlau/Jolanta Ogar (AUT)
470 Continental Championships

TECHNIQUE COUNTS ON SHIFTY OPENING DAY AT 470 EUROPEANS

07 Apr 2016

A short postponement ashore on the opening day of the 470 European Championships, before the sea breeze kicked in and racing got underway around 1325 hours.

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OFFICIAL APP LAUNCHED FOR 470 EUROPEANS

06 Apr 2016

Keep up to date with all the news from the 470 Europeans on the move.

Agnieszka Skrzypulec/Irmina Mrozek Gliszczynska (POL)
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READY TO RACE AT 470 EUROPEANS ON BAY OF PALMA

05 Apr 2016

Racing at the 2016 470 European Championships gets underway on Thursday 7 April at Club Nautic Arenal, Mallorca.

 Club Nautic Arenal - veneu for Trofeo Princesa Sofia and 470 Europeans
Olympics

TROFEO PRINCESA SOFIA IS FINAL BATTLEGROUND FOR OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION

21 Mar 2016

The 2016 470 European Championships is preceded by the final Continental Olympic Qualification opportunities atTrofeo Princesa Sofia, where nation slots are on offer for Europe and Africa. A make or break line on the journey to the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Open European and European 470 Men and Women Champions

470 MEN AND WOMEN OPEN EUROPEAN AND EUROPEAN PODIUMS DECIDED

04 Jul 2015

Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL) secured the 470 Women Open European Championship yesterday. Today Stuart McNay/David Hughes (USA) wrapped up the 470 Men Open title.

Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL) seal two race wins on day 4
470 Continental Championships

OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS CONTROL THE RACE TRACK ON DAY 4 AT THE 470 EUROPEANS

02 Jul 2015

The 2012 Olympic gold medallists Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL) knocked out two wins, a feat repeated by 2012 Olympic gold medallist Mat Belcher and crew Will Ryan in the 470 men fleet.

Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL)

JO ALEH/POLLY POWRIE SECURE 470 WOMEN OPEN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

03 Jul 2015

The light morning breeze looked promising, but its inconsistency soon turned the day into a waiting game.

Ferdinand Gerz/Oliver Szymanski (GER)
470 Continental Championships

GERMANY AND NEW ZEALAND TAKE OVER TOP BILLING AT 470 EUROPEANS

01 Jul 2015

Leaderboard shuffles on the first day of gold and silver fleet racing features Ferdinand Gerz/Oliver Symanski (GER) and Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL) sitting pretty at the front of the fleets.

Gil Cohen/Danielle Maman (ISR)
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CLOSE RACING WRAPS UP THE QUALIFICATION SERIES AT 470 EUROPEANS

30 Jun 2015

Stunning racing conditions on day 2 at the 2015 470 Open European Championships in Aarhus, Denmark wrapped up the qualification series. The breeze ranged between 6 to 10 knots, swinging round, to keep teams on their toes.

Gil Cohen/Danielle Maman (ISR)

HAT-TRICK TO ISRAEL IN 470 WOMEN, USA DOMINATE IN 470 MEN AT EUROPEANS

29 Jun 2015

Race day 1 at the 2015 470 European Championships got underway with sun, clouds and a shifty breeze. Story of the day goes to Israel’s Gal Cohen/Danielle Maman who secured a perfect three race wins in the 470 Women.

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470 EUROPEANS MORNING UPDATE - 28 JUNE 2015

28 Jun 2015

Thanks to the host nation’s team of Balder Tobiasen and Magnus Jung Johansen for giving the Sailors’ Oath at last night’s Opening Ceremony.

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MORNING UPDATE FROM THE 2015 470 EUROPEANS

27 Jun 2015

Day 1 of Registration and Equipment Inspection kicks off on Saturday 27 June 2015 at the 470 Open European Championships in Aarhus, Denmark.

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470 EUROPEANS - DON'T MISS THE EARLYBIRD ENTRY DEADLINE

12 May 2015

Enter by the end of the day on 26 May 2015 for the 470 Open European championships and take advantage of the earlybird entry fee of EUR300. From 27 May 2015 onwards, the normal entry fee of EUR400 applies.

French 470 Medallists
470 Continental Championships

France Delivers Double Gold at 470 Europeans

15 Jun 2013

Double gold medals for France in the 470 Men and Women at the 470 European Championships, with teams from Austria, Croatia and Great Britain joining them on the podium.

Nick Rogers/Elliot Willis (GBR)
470 Continental Championships

Medal Race Line Up Determined

14 Jun 2013

Race day 5 at the 2013 470 European Championships determined the eight boats who will advance to Saturday’s medal races for the 470 Men and 470 Women. France continues to dominate at the top, with gold or silver guaranteed to the nation in both events.

Renata Decnop/Isabel Swan (BRA)
470 Continental Championships

Another Day of Quality Racing at 470 Europeans

12 Jun 2013

The lighter breeze played more of a role on the finishing positions of teams on race day 3 at the 470 European Championships, with some new players popping out at the top of the fleet.

Johana Koranova/Lenka Mrzilkova (CZE)
470 Continental Championships

Teams at 2013 Europeans Awarded Solidarity Programme Grants

12 Jun 2013

Congratulations to the three teams from the Czech Republich and Malaysia competing at the 470 European Championships who have been awarded Solidarity Programme grants by the International 470 Class.

Luke Patience/Joe Glanfield (GBR)
470 Continental Championships

Australia and France on top after another Beautiful Day

12 Jun 2013

Another glamorous day of racing at the 470 European Championships in Formia, Italy. The breeze filled in right on cue across the race track as the fleet were leaving the boat park.

Racing at the 2013 470 Europeans
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470 European Championships Kicks Off

10 Jun 2013

A stunning opening day of racing at the 2013 470 European Championships in Formia, Italy with blue sky, sparkling sea and a perfect breeze across the race course. Racing got underway in a stable breeze of 15 knots, building to around 18 knots.

470 Gold Logo - Awarded to World Champions
470 Continental Championships

Olympic Medallists, World Champions and Young Guns

09 Jun 2013

110 teams from 35 nations are competing at the 470 Europeans in Formia, Italy for what is the first 470 Championship of the new Olympiad and the most significant gathering of 470 sailing talent since the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Olympic Sailor Urges young Scots to Live the Dream

30 Apr 2012
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2012 470 Europeans - EarlyBird Entry Extended

11 May 2012
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Shifting Breeze Demands Patience

28 Jun 2012

Two races for the 470 Men and one for the 470 Women on day 1 of racing at the 2012 470 European Championship.

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More Rain and change on Leaderboard on Day 2 at 470 Europeans

29 Jun 2012

Race day 2 at the 2012 470 European Championship produced a change of conditions and a change at the top of the leaderboard. Yesterday it rained, today things turned torrential and lasted longer.

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Gold Medal to Croatia at 470 Europeans

03 Jul 2012

Sime Fantela/Igor Marenic have wrapped up the 2012 470 European Championship title after a win in race 12.

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European Championship Leaderboard Gets Tighter

03 Jul 2012

The damp and variable wind conditions that have persisted so far in the 2012 470 European Championship continued for another day. After a waiting game for the breeze to improve, the fleets were sent out and racing started 90 minutes later than scheduled.

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2012 470 European Championship Gold to Croatia and Great Britain

04 Jul 2012

Today, 4 July 2012, the 470 Men and Women Medal Races wrapped up the 2012 470 European Championship with five nations claiming the podium places – Croatia, Germany, Great Britain, Russia, Slovenia.

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Warm-Up Cup Delivering For Sailors

25 Aug 2010
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Day 2 of 470 Warm-Up Cup

26 Aug 2010
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470 European Championships Preview

26 Aug 2010
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Hot To Trot In Istanbul

30 Aug 2010
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No Wind Gets 470 Sailors Talking Sails

31 Aug 2010
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A Complicated Day Suits Some

01 Sep 2010
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A Good Day For The Greeks

03 Sep 2010
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French Girls Spoil Italian Party

04 Sep 2010