Notice of Race for 2019 470 class Open Europeans is now published!
International 470 Class Association is pleased to announce the new dates of 2019 470 Open European Championship which will take place between May 6th – 14th. Championship dates were pushed forward 4 days to allow teams to participate in Hyères Regatta.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Racing at the 470 European Championship kicks off on Saturday 19 May at the Yacht Club Port Bourgas, Bulgaria.
Racing at the opening 470 Class Championship of the 2018 season kicks off on Saturday 19 May at the Port Bourgas Yacht Club, Bulgaria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Notice of Race for the 2017 470 European Championship taking place in Monaco from 6-13 May 2017 has been published.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The light morning breeze looked promising, but its inconsistency soon turned the day into a waiting game.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.