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Hippolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantès (FRA-79)
470 World Championships

470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES TO FRANCE AND SPAIN

02 Sep 2017

Spain’s Silvia Mas Depares/Paula Barcelo Martin today successfully defended their Junior World title and France’s Hippolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantès claimed their first 470 Junior World Championship victory.

470 Continental Championships

SURVIVAL AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS IN ENOSHIMA AS TYPHOON #15 EDGES CLOSER

31 Aug 2017

With the imminent arrival of Typhoon No. 15 in 2 days, the advance weather conditions kicked up the breeze and sea on race day 4 at the 2017 470 Junior World  Championships in Japan.

470 Men racing on day 3
470 General Event News

SHIFTY AND UNPREDICTABLE BREEZE TESTS TEAMS ON RACE DAY 3 AT JUNIOR WORLDS

30 Aug 2017

A gentle southerly sea breeze started to fill in the race area around 1100 hours with a breeze of 10 knots when racing was scheduled to start.


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Ilaria Paternoster/Bianca Caruso (ITA-33)
470 World Championships

STUNNING RACE CONDITIONS AND THREE RACES PUSH CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS OUT FRONT

29 Aug 2017

Race day 2 at the 2017 470 Junior Worlds in Enoshima was forecast to be breezy and Sagima Bay kept to its promise delivering between 15-25 knots of breeze and waves.

Traditional Japanese Drumming at Opening Ceremony
470 World Championships

JAPANESE DRUMMING SETS THE PACE FOR 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

27 Aug 2017

The 2017 470 Junior Worlds has descended on the iconic sailing venue of Enoshima Yacht Harbour, host to the 1964 Olympic Sailing Competition and to the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games.

470 World Championships

JUNIOR WORLDS EARLYBIRD ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED AND CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE AMENDED

17 Jul 2017

The International 470 Class Association and Organizing Committee are keen to encourage participation by as many teams as possible at the 2017 470 Junior Worlds, so have extended the earlybird entry deadline to 31 July 2017.

470 General Event News

NEW AND USED CHARTER BOATS AVAILABLE FOR 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

20 Mar 2017

The Organizing Authority will provide charter boats to help non-Japanese competitors on a first come first served basis. 

470 World Championships

470 JUNIOR WORLDS NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED AND ONLINE ENTRY OPEN

20 Mar 2017

The Notice of Race for the 2017 470 Junior World Championship has been published and online entry opened at 2017juniorworlds.470.org

470s racing at Enoshima
470 World Championships

CHARTER BOAT OPTIONS FOR 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

19 Jan 2017

The Organizing Committee for the 2017 470 Junior World Championships have a range of charter boat offers available for the 2017 Junior Worlds, 2017 All Japan Championship and 2017 Enoshima Olympic Week.

470 World Championships

NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED AND ONLINE ENTRY OPEN FOR 2016 470 MASTERS' CUP

19 May 2016

The Notice of Race for the 2016 470 Masters’ Cup has been published and online entry is open.

 

Benedetta di Salle/Alessandra Dubbini (ITA)
470 Continental Championships

CLOSING IN ON CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES AT 420/470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

04 Aug 2016

Lake Balaton was ironed flat on race day 5 at the 2016 GROUPAMA 420/470 Junior European Championships.

Hippolyte Machetti/Sidone Dantes (FRA)
470 Continental Championships

LEADERBOARD SHAPING UP ON DAY 4 AT 470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

03 Aug 2016

Big breeze this morning as Lake Balaton welcomed the 406 sailors from 23 nations on day 4 of the 2016 GROUPAMA 420/470 Junior European Championships.

Halil Demirel/Firat Sahin (TUR-48)
470 Continental Championships

NO WIND STOPS PLAY ON DAY 3 AT 420/470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

02 Aug 2016

Postponements ashore and afloat turned into a final conclusion of no wind, no play on race day 3 at the 2016 420/470 Junior Europeans on Lake Balaton.

Malte Winkel/Matti Cipra (GER)
470 Continental Championships

PERFECT CONDITIONS ON RACE DAY 2 AT 470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

01 Aug 2016

Stunning race conditions on day 2 at the 420 Junior Europeans delivered another full programme, with three races for the 420 Open and U17 fleets, and two for each of the 470 Men and 470 Women.

Benedetta di Salle/Alessandra Dubbini (ITA)
470 Continental Championships

LAKE BALATON SERVES UP TESTING DAY 1 AT 420/470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

31 Jul 2016

With Saturday’s Opening Ceremony formally kicking off the 2016 420 and 470 Junior European Championship, today racing got underway with a packed 3 race programme for each fleet.

Jordi Xammar/Joan Herp (ESP) win 2014 470 Junior Europeans
470 Continental Championships

JORDI XAMMAR/JOAN HERP (ESP) SEND GREETINGS TO TEAMS AT 420/470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

30 Jul 2016

Before getting on the plane from Madrid to Rio with the entire Spanish Olympic team, 470 junior stars Jordi Xammar/Joan Herp sent a message to their friends competing in the 470 Class at the Junior Europeans.

470 Continental Championships

ONLINE ENTRY OPEN FOR 2016 470 JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

04 May 2016

The Notice of Race has been published and online entry is open for the 2016 420 Junior European Championship, 29 July-5 August.

Balatonfüredi Yacht Club
470 Continental Championships

HUNGARY TO HOST THE 2016 470 JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

07 Sep 2015

The 2016 470 Junior European Championships will take place from 29 July-6 August at Balatonfüredi Yacht Club, on Lake Balaton in Hungary.

Keiju Okada/Naoya Kimura (JPN) - Gold Medallists
470 World Championships

GOLD MEDALS TO SPAIN AND JAPAN AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

26 Jun 2016

Report written by Organizing Committee

470 Women racing to decide Medal Race line-up
470 World Championships

MEDAL RACE LINE-UP DECIDED AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

25 Jun 2016

Report written by Organizing Committee

Maria Bozi/Rafailina Klonaridou (GRE)
470 World Championships

STAYING CALM AND FOCUSED IN CHALLENGING CONDITIONS AT JUNIOR WORLDS

24 Jun 2016

Report written by Organizing Committee

The 470 Junior World Championships entered the Finals stage today and the big shifts, especially in the second races later in the day, proved particularly random and problematic.

Malte Winkel/Matti Cipra (GER)
470 World Championships

ONE MISTAKE AND THE FLEET IS GONE AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

23 Jun 2016

The waters off Kiel, Germany shrugged off their reputation for chilly Baltic temperatures and turned on Mediterranean temperatures and much more settled breezes on day 2 at the 2016 470 Junior World Championship.

Keiju Okada/Naoya Kimura (JPN)
470 World Championships

WATCH THE LIVESTREAM OF RACING ON DAY 1 AT THE 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

22 Jun 2016

Three races down on day 1 at the 2016 470 Junior Worlds in Kiel, Germany pitches Maria Bozi/Rafailina Klonaridou (GRE) ahead by 3 points in the 470 Women and Keiju Okada/Naoya Kimura (JPN) lead the 470 Men by 1 point.

Malte Winkel/Matti Cipra (GER)
470 World Championships

TALENT, TECHNIQUE AND TACTICS ON DAY 1 AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

22 Jun 2016

Eighty of the world’s top 470 junior talent faced off on day 1 of the 2016 470 Junior World Championship in Kiel, Germany today, Wednesday 22 June.

Japan at Opening Ceremony
470 World Championships

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS HEADLINE AT JUNIOR WORLDS

21 Jun 2016

Both the 470 Men and 470 Women title holders will lead the battle of wills at the 2016 470 Junior World Championship, when racing gets underway on Wednesday 22 June.

470 World Championships

470 JUNIOR WORLDS EARLYBIRD ENTRY DEADLINE - 1 JUNE 2016

19 May 2016

Join the best 470 talent for teams aged 23 and under at the 2016 470 Junior Worlds in Kiel, Germany.

470 World Championships

2016 470 JUNIOR WORLDS NOR PUBLISHED AND ONLINE ENTRY OPEN

22 Mar 2016

The Notice of Race for the 2016 470 Junior World Championship has been published and online entry opened at 2016juniorworlds.470.org

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

KIEL, GERMANY TO HOST THE 2016 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

20 Nov 2015

The International 470 Class Association is delighted to announce that Kieler Yacht Club, Germany will host the 2016 470 Junior World Championships as part of the legendary Kiel Week.

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
470 Continental Championships

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.

470 Continental Championships

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)
420 General Event News

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.

470 Men and Women gold, silver and bronze medallists
470 World Championships

GOLD MEDALS TO FRANCE AND CROATIA ON FINAL DAY AT 470 WORLDS

27 Feb 2016

In a medal race battle to the end, stepping away victorious with Gold medals are Camille Lecointre/Helene Defrance (FRA) and Sime Fantela/Igor Marenic (CRO).

Sime Fantela/Igor Marenic (CRO83)

MEDAL RACE LINE-UP DECIDED AT 470 WORLDS

26 Feb 2016

Weather extremes this morning delivered thunder, lightning and heavy rain, keeping fleets ashore, before a breeze of 38 knots swept across the race track.

Camille Lecointre/Helene Defrance (FRA9)
470 World Championships

THREE RACE DAY AT 470 WORLDS SHUFFLES UP THE LEADERBOARD

25 Feb 2016

Taking advantage of the morning breeze, the Race Committee got teams off early on race day 4 at the 470 Worlds to complete three races.

420 General Event News

470 WORLDS EQUIPMENT STATISTICS

24 Feb 2016

Take a look at the equipment teams at the 2016 470 World Championships are using.

Asenathi Jim/Roger Hudson (RSA1)
470 World Championships

SOUTH AFRICA SCORES FIRST EVER 470 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE WIN

24 Feb 2016

The 470 Men got underway first just before 1600 hours, followed by the 470 Women. The original schedule of three races was scuppered by the earlier postponement ashore with 2 races completed for the 470 Men and one for the 470 Women.

470 Women start race 3
470 World Championships

RACE TRACK CHALLENGES ON DAY 2 AT 470 WORLDS

23 Feb 2016

Another light start to the day, with 2 knots the only breeze sniffing around the race track at the scheduled start time of 1400 hours.

Annie Haegar/Briana Provancha (USA) with Afrodite Kyranakou/Anneloes van veen (NED)
470 World Championships

GETTING ON THE SCORESHEET ON RACE DAY 1 AT 470 WORLDS

22 Feb 2016

The boat park was buzzing with activity this morning as teams prepped ahead of race day 1, but at first the shoreside action didn’t transfer to the race track’s light breeze.

ISAF News

BLUE SKY DAY SETS SCENE FOR RACE KICK OFF AT 470 WORLDS

22 Feb 2016

Two days of registration/equipment inspection are wrapped up and  final entry numbers are confirmed, ready for racing to kick off today.

Club Nautico San Isidro

READY TO RACE AS MOMENT OF TRUTH ARRIVES

21 Feb 2016

The Opening Ceremony on Saturday 20 February set on the majestic lawn in front of the Yacht Club San Isidro formally welcomed teams to the 2016 470 World Championships.

Racing at the 470 Europeans

READY TO TAKE THE MOMENT AT 470 WORLDS

18 Feb 2016

Enjoy this preview video just giving a small taste of what it takes to race a 470 at the highest level.

470 Continental Championships

INTRODUCING THE RACE OFFICIALS

10 Feb 2016

Introducing the Race Officals team who will be responsible for running the racing at the 2016 470 World Championships taking place from 20-27 February 2016 at Club Nautico San Isidro, Argentina.

Club Nautico San Isidro
470 World Championships

SAN ISIDIRO ALL SET TO HOST 2016 470 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

29 Sep 2015

Club Nautico San Isidro will host the 2015 470 World Championships in partnership with the International 470 Class Association and the Federacion Argentina de Yachting.

Gold, silver and bronze medallists
470 Continental Championships

FIRST EVER 470 AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS ANGOLA A PLACE AT RIO 2016 OLYMPICS

18 Jan 2016

The 2016 470 African Championship was a ground-breaking moment for sailing in Africa, as the event marked the first ever African Championships and first ever Continental Olympic Qualification Event.

Racing on day 4 at 470 Africans
470 Continental Championships

OLYMPIANS BACK AT THE TOP ON RACE DAY 4

16 Jan 2016

After the fourth day of racing at the 470 African Championships in Cape Town, the South African Olympic team of Asenathi Jim/Roger Hudson have claimed back pole position.

Racing against the stunning backdrop of Table Mountain
470 Continental Championships

LEADER BIBS RECLAIMED BY SIZATU/BURGER IN CAPE TOWN

15 Jan 2016

After the third day of racing at the 470 African Championships in Cape Town, the top position was once again claimed by the South African team of Sibusiso Sizatu/ Alex Burger.

Racing on day 2 at 470 Africans

PERFORMANCE PACKED DAY 2 IN CAPE TOWN

14 Jan 2016

The second day of racing at the 470 African Championships in Cape Town was action packed as the strong wind continued its onslaught.

Measurement at the 2014 470 Europeans
470 Continental Championships

ISAF MEASURERS CLINIC IN BUILD-UP TO 470 AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

25 Nov 2015

As part of the focus on sailing in Africa in the build-up to the first ever 470 African Championships, an ISAF Measurers’ Clinic will be held in Cape Town on 9-10 January 2016.

470 Men and Women Medallists
470 World Championships

AUSTRIA AND AUSTRALIA CLAIM GOLD AND DEFEND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES

17 Oct 2015

On a tense final day, defending 470 World Champions Lara Vadlau/Jola Ogar (AUT) and Mat Belcher/Will Ryan (AUS) cleaned up in the double-points Medal Race to secure the gold medals.

Asenathi Jim/Roger Hudson (RSA1)
470 World Championships

MEDAL RACE LINE-UP AND OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION DECIDED

16 Oct 2015

A crunch race day 5 at the 2015 470 Worlds as the final battle to claim place in the medal race line-up and secure Olympic qualification climaxed.

Lara Vadlau/Jolanta Ogar (AUT431)
470 World Championships

CROATIA AND AUSTRIA STAKE CLAIM AT THE TOP OF THE LEADERBOARD

14 Oct 2015

All change on day 3 at the 470 World Championships in Haifa, Israel as the series intensifies, places change and two new leaders take over at the front.

Agnieszka Skrzypulec/Irmina Mrozek Gliszczynska (POL 11)

LIGHTER BREEZE SHIFTS ACROSS HAIFA BAY ON DAY 2 OF 470 WORLDS

13 Oct 2015

A lighter breeze filled in over the race course in Haifa Bay on day 2 of the 2015 470 World Championships, proving a challenge for the teams as the wind came down the race track in bands and patches.

470 Women start

STRAIGHT LINE WINS TO POLAND AND AUSTRALIA ON OPENING DAY OF 470 WORLDS

12 Oct 2015

Launching off the beach into the warm azure waters off Haifa Bay, the 2015 470 World Championships got underway today in Israel.

Parade of Nations
470 World Championships

COUNTDOWN IS OVER AS OPENING CEREMONY GETS 470 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS ON THE ROAD

10 Oct 2015

The Opening Ceremony for the 2015 470 World Championships was held tonight, 10 October 2015, at the Congress Garden in Haifa, Israel.

Training in Haifa
470 World Championships

GEARING UP FOR 470 WORLDS AND OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION SHOWDOWN IN ISRAEL

09 Oct 2015

Drama and world class racing are on the cards as teams battle for 470 World Championship glory and the all-critical nation qualification to the 2016 Olympic Games.

Nathan Wilmot, Ruslana Taran, Victor Kovalenko, Elena Pakholchik, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan
470 World Championships

470 STARS CATCH UP AHEAD OF 470 WORLDS

06 Oct 2015

Nathan Wilmot, Ruslana Taran, Victor Kovalenko, Elena Pakholchik, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan had a moment to catch up in Haifa ahead of the 2015 470 Worlds.

470 World Championships

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS PUBLISHED FOR 2015 470 WORLDS

29 Sep 2015

Taking place in Haifa, Israel from 10-17 October 2015, the 2015 470 World Championships are also an Olympic Qualification event for Rio 2016.

Gil Cohen/Danielle Maman (ISR)
470 General News

ISRAEL'S GIL COHEN IS BACK IN COMPETITION

14 May 2015

470 helm Gil Cohen of Israel was seriously injured in a car accident whilst riding her bike in October last year. After a long period of recovery and recuperation Gil is now back on track to focus on her goal of qualifying to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

470 National Championships

RACE THE ISRAEL 470 NATIONALS AS WARM-UP FOR 470 WORLDS

27 Apr 2015

2015 Israel 470 Open National Championships will take place from 1-4 October, timed just before the 2015 470 World Championships.

Racing at the 2014 470 Worlds - Santander, Spain
470 World Championships

2015 470 WORLDS NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED

20 Mar 2015

The Notice of Race for the 2015 470 World Championships taking place in Haifa, Israel from 10-17 October has been published.

470 World Championships

HAIFA, ISRAEL CONFIRMED AS VENUE FOR 2015 470 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

07 Dec 2014

The Extraordinary General Assembly of the International 470 Class Association today confirmed Haifa, Israel as the venue for the 2015 470 Class World Championships.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

470 Women Junior European Gold, Silver and Bronze Medallists
470 Continental Championships

420 AND 470 JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS CROWNED

15 Aug 2015

Six days of close racing brought the 2015 420 and 470 Junior European Championships to a close on Saturday 15 August 2015 in Bourgas, Bulgaria.

Matteo Capurro/Matteo Puppo (ITA)
470 Continental Championships

470 MEDAL RACE LINE UP DECIDED AT JUNIOR EUROPEANS

14 Aug 2015

A brief wait ashore at Yacht Club Port Bourgas until early afternoon for the 420 and 470 fleets, when the sea breeze kicked and settled to a stable breeze of around 12 knots.

Bàrbara Cornudella Ravetllat/Sara López Ravetllat (ESP)
470 Continental Championships

FINELY BALANCED LEADERBOARD IN 470 MEN AND WOMEN

13 Aug 2015

Race day 4 at the 2015 420 and 470 Junior Europeans sees the leaders really start to assert their position in the 420 Open and 420 U17 fleet.

Silvia Mas/Paula Barcelo (ESP)
470 Continental Championships

STAR PERFORMANCES ON RACE DAY 3 IN BOURGAS

12 Aug 2015

Race day 3 at the 420 and 470 Junior Europeans featured the first day of final series racing for the 470 Men gold and silver fleets and marked the cut-off point to split the ninety boat 420 Open fleet into gold and silver.

Alexandros Kavvas/Akylas Drougkas (GRE)
470 Continental Championships

BLUE SKY DAY IN BOURGAS ON DAY 2 AT 420 AND 470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

11 Aug 2015

Race day 2 at the 420 and 470 Junior Europeans saw an increase in breeze out on the two race courses off Bourgas, Bulgaria.

Boat Preparation
470 Continental Championships

470 TEAMS GET TO GRIPS WITH LIGHT WINDS AND BIG SEA AT JUNIOR EUROPEANS

10 Aug 2015

The combined 2015 420 and 470 Junior European Championships got underway today in Bourgas, Bulgaria with two races for all fleets in a light breeze.

470 Junior Fleet Racing
470 Development News

JOIN THE PRE-CHAMPIONSHIP CLINIC AT THE 470 JUNIOR EUROPEANS

11 Jun 2015

Come and join in the pre-Championship Clinic led by 470 Olympian and World Champion Andreas Kosmatopoulos of Greece from 5-7 August in Bourgas, Bulgaria, immediately before the 2015 470 Junior European Championships.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Tihanyi Hajós Egylet
470 World Championships

NINE NATIONS COMPETING IN 2015 470 MASTERS CUP

02 Aug 2015

Thirty-nine teams representing nine nations have gathered in Tihany, Hungary for the 2015 edition of the 470 Masters Cup.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 Women Junior World Medallists
470 World Championships

470 JUNIOR WORLD TITLES TO ITALY AND FRANCE

31 Jul 2015

Welcome to the final day of the 2015 Junior World Championships in Thessaloniki Greece.

Benedetta di Salle/Alessandra Dubbini (ITA) with Italian team mates
470 World Championships

470 WOMEN JUNIOR WORLDS VICTORY TO ITALY ON RACE DAY 5

30 Jul 2015

470 Women Junior World gold medals were in the hands of Italy's Benedetta di Salle/Alessandra Dubbini as their superior form day on day rewarded the partnership with overall victory ahead of the Medal Race.

Guillaume Pirouelle/Valentin Sipan (FRA)
470 World Championships

RACE DAY 4 AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

29 Jul 2015

Welcome to day 4 of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships. A late start today for the 204 sailors, gave a chance to visit the stunning city of Thessaloniki and the historic White Tower, whose prominent location dominates the waterfront, the town hall and soak up the general ambience of this buzzing metropolis.

470 World Championships

RACE DAY 3 AT 2015 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

28 Jul 2015

Welcome back to Thessaloniki, Greece’s 2nd largest city! A metropolis well known for its hospitality and world famous white tower!

470 World Championships

BREEZE TESTS PATIENCE ON DAY 2 AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS

27 Jul 2015

Waiting for the wind, second day races were postponed for four hours in Thessaloniki bay, host venue to the World’s best junior 470 sailors.

 

470 World Championships

470 JUNIOR WORLDS KICK OF AT THESSALONIKI

26 Jul 2015
470 World Championships

470 JUNIOR WORLDS - EARLYBIRD ENTRY DEADLINE ENDS 23 JUNE 2015

23 Jun 2015

All teams competing at the 2015 470 Junior World Championships in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July, must have entered and paid the entry fee by 23 June 2015 to benefit from the earlybird entry fee of EUR280.

470 World Championships

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE AT 470 JUNIOR WORLDS WITH “SPEED & SMARTS”

02 Jun 2015

In a partnership with the well-known “Speed & Smarts”, teams at the 2015 470 Junior World Championships will have the chance to test their racing knowledge.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

470 World Championships

TURKISH AIRLINES PARTNERS WITH 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

24 Mar 2015

Turkish Airlines has been announced as the Official Airline of the 2015 470 Junior World Championship taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

ACCOMMODATION AND CHARTER AT 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

26 Jan 2015

The Organizing Commitee of the 2015 470 Junior World Championships taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24-31 July 2015 has put together some great rates for hotels. Charter for 470s and ribs is also available.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

Racing at the 2014 470 Junior Worlds
470 World Championships

AGE LIMIT INCREASES TO 23 FOR 470 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

09 Oct 2014

The age limit for teams competing at the 470 Junior Championship will increase to 23 years with effect from 2015.

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)
470 Continental Championships

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.

470 Continental Championships

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.

470 Continental Championships

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.

470 Continental Championships

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.

470 Men Top Three Line-up
470 Continental Championships

AUSTRALIA AND AUSTRIA CLAIM WINS AT 470 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

20 Jan 2015

Australia and Austria claim overall wins at 470 North American Championship, with Canada and the USA winning the 470 North American Championship titles in the 470 Men and 470 Women respectively.

470 Men and Women Top 10 Teams
470 Continental Championships

Israel and Ukraine win Junior Europeans

22 Aug 2013

A tense final day waiting game at the 420 and 470 Junior Europeans in Pwllheli, Great Britain as teams waited for the forecast 9 knot breeze to fill in.

470 Continental Championships

High Scoring Capsize Filled Day at Junior Europeans

21 Aug 2013

A breezy day of racing at the 420 and 470 Junior European Championships, with some particularly high scorelines for the series leaders in the 420 fleet as the lighter teams were knocked off form in the combination of strong wind and waves.

Anna Kyselova/Anastasiya Krasko (UKR)
470 Continental Championships

Ukraine and Italy Hold Tight To Yellow Leader Bibs

19 Aug 2013

Two more races for all fleets today and the girls steal a march on the 420 Junior European Championships leaderboard, claiming 4 out of the top 5 places in this open fleet.

Italy and Ukraine Top the 470 Junior Euros Leaderboard

18 Aug 2013

In complete contrast from yesterday’s blow out, perfect conditions for racing at the 420 and 470 Junior European Championships out in Cardigan Bay, with sun, breeze and a light chop.

David Charles/Alex Charles (ESP)
470 Continental Championships

Glorious Racing at 470 Junior Europeans

16 Aug 2013

Racing got underway at 1400 hours on Cardigan Bay for the first day of racing at the 420 and 470 Junior Europeans taking place in Pwllheli, Great Britain.

470 Continental Championships

Ready for Kick off at 470 Junior Europeans

15 Aug 2013

Racing at the 420 and 470 Junior European Championships kicks off on Friday 16 August in Pwllheli, Great Britain.

470 Continental Championships

Cat and Mouse Racing at Junior Europeans

20 Aug 2013

A tricky day of racing out on the two races courses today for the 2013 420 and 470 Junior European Championships, with those who kept their heads out of the boat to play the shifts and spot the puffs on the track taking the leaderboard advantage.

Luke Patience/Joe Glanfield (GBR)
470 World Championships

Leaderboard Shuffle on Day 1 of Finals

08 Aug 2013
Camille Lecointre/Mathilde Geron (FRA)
470 World Championships

France and Australia Lead into Finals Stage

07 Aug 2013
Racing at 470 Worlds
470 World Championships

470 Worlds Race Day 1

05 Aug 2013
Anna Kyselova/Anatasiya Krasko (UKR)
470 World Championships

Early Start on Day 4 at Junior Worlds and Masters Cup

01 Aug 2013

Starts at opposite ends of the day for the Junior Worlds and Masters' Cup fleets in La Rochelle, with the junior fleets benefiting from the early morning breeze, and a more sedate start for the Masters in the afternoon

Guillaume Pirouelle/Valentin Sipan (FRA)
470 World Championships

Race Day 1 for Junior, Masters and Open Classic

29 Jul 2013
The oldest known 470 in existence
470 World Championships

Oldest Known 470 takes to the water on race day 3 of 470 Junior Worlds and Masters' Cup

31 Jul 2013

Hot, humid and no wind was the order of play on race day 3 of the 470 Junior Worlds. The Masters’ Cup and Open Classic fleets enjoyed a day off, but the junior fleets waited for a breeze that never materialized.

470 Masters' Racing
470 World Championships

470 Masters' Champions Crowned

02 Aug 2013

Race day 5 at the 50th Anniversary Celebration in La Rochelle, France awarded titles to the four divisions in the 470 Masters’ Cup fleet.

Jean-Luc Metzinger/Jean-Yves Metzinger (FRA)
470 World Championships

470 Junior Worlds Race Day 2 in La Rochelle

30 Jul 2013

Scattered showers, intermittent sun and a fluctuating breeze over today’s 3 races gave a real flavour of racing on the Atlantic coast off La Rochelle, France on day 2 of the 470 Junior Worlds, 470 Masters’ Cup and 470 Open Classic events.

Anna Kyselova/Anatasiya Krasko (UKR)
470 World Championships

Early Start on Day 4 at Junior Worlds and Masters Cup

01 Aug 2013

Starts at opposite ends of the day for the Junior Worlds and Masters' Cup fleets in La Rochelle, with the junior fleets benefiting from the early morning breeze, and a more sedate start for the Masters in the afternoon

Guillaume Pirouelle/Valentin Sipan (FRA)
470 World Championships

Race Day 1 for Junior, Masters and Open Classic

29 Jul 2013
The oldest known 470 in existence
470 World Championships

Oldest Known 470 takes to the water on race day 3 of 470 Junior Worlds and Masters' Cup

31 Jul 2013

Hot, humid and no wind was the order of play on race day 3 of the 470 Junior Worlds. The Masters’ Cup and Open Classic fleets enjoyed a day off, but the junior fleets waited for a breeze that never materialized.

470 Masters' Racing
470 World Championships

470 Masters' Champions Crowned

02 Aug 2013

Race day 5 at the 50th Anniversary Celebration in La Rochelle, France awarded titles to the four divisions in the 470 Masters’ Cup fleet.

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
470 Continental Championships

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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470 Continental Championships

Olympic Sailor Urges young Scots to Live the Dream

30 Apr 2012
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470 Continental Championships

2012 470 Europeans - EarlyBird Entry Extended

11 May 2012
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470 Continental Championships

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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470 Continental Championships

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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470 Continental Championships

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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470 Continental Championships

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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470 Continental Championships

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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470 World Championships

Barcelona In Port Race - Ten Boat Head to Head

09 May 2012
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470 World Championships

2012 470 World Championship Preview

11 May 2012

Racing at the 2012 470 World Championships gets underway from 12-19 May 2012, with 153 teams from 43 nations registered and fighting for World Championship success and Olympic dreams.

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470 World Championships

Double Opening in Barcelona

11 May 2012

The Opening Ceremony of the 2012 470 World Championship also marked the opening of the brand new Barcelona International Sailing Center, that will showcase itself with the Championship.

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470 World Championships

South Africa in Barcelona - Dreams, Extremes and In-Betweens

12 May 2012

The South African”Race Ahead” team of Jim Asenathi and Roger Hudson are special. RaceAhead as a concept began at a time when extraordinary young sailing talents were emerging from impressive grass-roots sailing schools and clubs across South Africa.

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470 World Championships

Thrilling Barcelona In-Port Race

12 May 2014

After an inspirational Opening Ceremony on Friday 11 May 2012, involving aerial acrobats and Barcelona’s best young Optimist sailors, the much awaited Barcelona In Port Race got underway today in Port Vell, right in the heart of the city.

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470 World Championships

One Race for All Fleets Completed

13 May 2012

A patient morning was in order for the first race day of the 2012 470 World Championships to get underway as the sailors were kept postponed ashore waiting for wind. From early on, it was evident the scheduled start of 1200 hours was never going to happen.

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470 World Championships

Australia and Netherlands Deliver Hat Tricks

14 May 2014

Every race counts, but with three races today it was particularly crucial for teams to pump in some good scores and position themselves as solidly as possible before Tuesday’s final two races of the qualification series at the 2012 470 World Championships.

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470 World Championships

Olympic Qualification Secured on Day 3 at 470 Worlds

15 May 2012

Race day 3 at the 2012 470 World Championships was a tense and enthralling day. Seven nations secured their right to be at the 2012 Olympic Games in the 470 Men, whilst six nations in the 470 Women continue to fight their way for the remaining five nation places.

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470 World Championships

2012 Olympic Qualification Update

15 May 2012

The 2012 470 World Championships is the second of the two qualification events for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition with 7 slots available for the 470 men and 5 for the 470 women.

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470 World Championships

Washing Machine Conditions on Race Day 4

16 May 2012

The Race Committee held the fleets ashore waiting for the wind to stabilize, but the sailors were still faced with very unsettled conditions on the first day of the final series.

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470 World Championships

Denmark Qualifies on Race Day 5

17 May 2012

Every race is crucial, but with only five races left in the 2012 470 World Championships, race day 5 was a crunch day as teams positioned themselves to make the medal race cut, and the points started to stack up amongst the 470 Women teams in the challenge for Olympic qualification.

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470 World Championships

Australia Wins Worlds, China + Poland go to Olympics

18 May 2012

On the penultimate day of racing at the 2012 470 World Championships, Mat Belcher and Malcolm Page (AUS) secured their third successive World Championship title, with their win in race 12 sealing victory for the pair.

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470 World Championships

Great Britain Wins Gold, Croatia + Austria to Olympics

19 May 2012

Hannah Mills/Saskia Clark (GBR) win 470 Women Worlds, over France and Netherlands. Croatia and Austria secure places at Olympics. In 470 Men, Gold to Australia, Silver to France and Bronze to Croatia.

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470 World Championships

World Champion Medallists and Olympic Qualification

19 May 2012

A spectacular final day at the 2012 470 World Championships in Barcelona wrapped up seven days of intense and closely fought racing. The final count was 154 teams from 42 nations competing, with the best of the best slinging it out until today’s final day.

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470 World Championships

Charter Boat Support Programme for 2012 Worlds

08 Mar 2012
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470 World Championships

Italian Team Enjoy the Breeze and Good Speed

29 Jan 2012
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470 World Championships

Crawford Brothers win 470 Pre-Worlds

23 Jan 2012

Junior sailors Robert and Matthew Crawford (AUS) won the Open Pre-Worlds practice regatta after two wins in the only races sailed on the final day. Second were Paul Snow-Hansen/Jason Saunders (NZL) and third were Jo Aleh/Olivia Powrie (NZL).

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470 World Championships

Perth 2011 Sets Green Goal

31 Mar 2010
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470 World Championships

2011 470 Worlds - Test Event

18 Feb 2010
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470 World Championships

TV Planning Schedule for Perth Worlds Released

16 Nov 2011
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470 World Championships

Japan's 470 Teams First to Arrive in Perth

03 Oct 2011

The first international sailors have arrived in Fremantle to train on local waters ahead of the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.

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470 World Championships

INXS Set to Rock Perth Worlds

12 Sep 2011

International rock superstars INXS will launch the Perth 2011 Worlds Festival with a one-off show in Fremantle on the first weekend of December.

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470 World Championships

ISAF Worlds will be Olympic Selection for US Sailors

30 Nov 2011

It all comes down to one regatta for US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics athletes looking to clinch a U.S. Olympic Team spot.

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470 World Championships

Counting Down to the 2011 470 Worlds in Perth

01 Dec 2011

In just two days, registration and measurement starts for the 470 men's event at the 2011 ISAF Sailing Worlds Championships in Perth, Australia.

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470 World Championships

Perth Set For Worlds Opening Ceremony Tonight

02 Dec 2011

Perth 2011 is planning a memorable start for the World Championships with a "Parade of Sail" that will showcase the supporting yacht clubs and the historic Swan River link between the capital city of Perth and its port city of Fremantle.

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470 World Championships

Sunset Ceremony Opens Perth 2011 ISAF Worlds

02 Dec 2011

After a long winding journey in a parade of sail down the Swan River from Perth to Fremantle, the ISAF Flag was hoisted at sunset to the top of Fremantle’s Round House to mark the beginning of the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.

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470 World Championships

US Sailing Coach Romain Bonnaud - Calling the Layline for Perth 2011

04 Dec 2011

US 470 Coach - Romain Bonnaud is calling the layline for the USTAG Men’s and Women’s teams training for the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championship.

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470 World Championships

Four Different Race Winners Enjoy a Cracking Opening in Perth

05 Dec 2011

The opening day of racing for the 470 men’s fleet at the 2011 Perth ISAF Sailing World Championships dawned sunny and almost windless, before picking up to deliver four races and four different race winners in light and shifty conditions – an early indicator of the depth of talent in the 470 fleet.

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470 World Championships

Electrical Storms Force Racing to be Abandoned on 470 Men Race Day 2

06 Dec 2011

Day 2 of 470 racing at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships dawned wet and grey, before the weather demons took over completely to deliver rain, thunderstorms and severe weather warnings which forced the Race Committee to abandon racing for the day.

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470 World Championships

Hat Tricks and Gold Fleet Qualification on Day 3 of 470 Worlds

07 Dec 2011

Whilst the leading teams in the yellow and blue fleets were celebrating hat tricks with three wins apiece, for others it was all about making the top 40 cut to the gold fleet and the chance of securing one of the nineteen slots on offer here in Perth to qualify their nation for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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470 World Championships

Capsize forces Patience/Bithell (GBR) off top of Leaderboard

08 Dec 2011

Patience and Bithell’s (GBR) dreams of dominating the gold fleet were sunk from the start of today's race 6 after a capsize off the start and penalty turns saw them cross the finish line in 28th.

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470 World Championships

Defending World Champions Claim Two More Race Wins

09 Dec 2011

Centre Course at Bather’s Bay was the host arena for the Men’s 470 gold and silver fleet racing today, providing fantastic access for spectators.

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470 World Championships

470 Men Medals to Australia, Great Britain and Croatia

11 Dec 2011

Anticipation was high in the boat park today as the top ten 470 Men teams prepared for the concluding Medal Race and the battle for podium places between four teams from four nations.

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470 World Championships

Japan Lead 470 Women after 2 Races at ISAF Worlds

12 Dec 2011

The opening day of the battle for 2011 470 World Championship supremacy in the women’s 470 event started today and was marked by strong winds, heavy rain and lightning.

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470 World Championships

Spanish Speed Through Fleet on 470 Women Racing Day 2

13 Dec 2011

The reigning 470 European Champions Tara Pacheco/Berta Betanzos from Spain sailed a stunner of a day to win both races 3 and 4 today out on Success Course area, and with it leap to the top of the overall leaderboard.

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470 World Championships

Spanish Stay Solid on Leaderboard

14 Dec 2011

Shifty conditions were the order of the day for the 470 women’s teams, with some topsy turvy results the outcome on a tricky race day.

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470 Toothbrush Tactics - get the inside story ...

16 Dec 2011

It might seem a strange partnership, toothbrushes and the Olympic 470 dinghy, but the humble toothbrush plays an important role in the boat’s spinnaker set up and handling.

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Brazil Moves on up into Top 10 after Stunning Performance

16 Dec 2011

Friday’s racing in the 470 Women’s fleet on Centre Course belonged to Brazil, as Martine Grael/Isabel Swan sailed a stunning two races to claim a race win and a 2nd and propel themselves up into the top 10 on the leaderboard after races 7 and 8.

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470 Women Top 10 Medal Race Contenders and Olympic Qualification

17 Dec 2011

A deciding day on the water for the forty eight women’s teams competing in the 470 event for 2011 470 World Championship glory, nation qualification to the Olympics and for many teams what was a selection event to determine who will carry their country flag on the start line of the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.

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Spain's Tara Pacheco / Berta Betanzos new 470 World Champions

18 Dec 2011

With the top six teams all in with a shot at the medals and the points margins giving no guarantee of the gold medal to the Spanish, it was nailbiting.

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470 Junior Worlds Medal Races - Live Tracking and Video

28 Jul 2011

The Medal Races for the Men's/Mixed and Women's events at the 2011 470 Junior Worlds are set to get underway at 1330 hours local time in Medemblik, The Netherlands

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470 Junior Worlds Pre-Championships Clinic

19 Jul 2011

More than 20 teams from Australia, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Japan and Malaysia are attending the International 470 Class Clinic, which is taking place immediately before the 470 Junior World Championships in Medemblik, The Netherlands and run by world class coach Andreas Kosmatopoulos (GRE).

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British take Narrow Lead on Day 1 of 470 Junior Worlds

22 Jul 2011

British teams are at the top of the Men’s and Women’s divisions after a wet and windy first day’s racing in Holland at the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

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Brothers, Sisters and Famous Parents at 470 Junior Worlds

22 Jul 2011

Racing at the 470 Junior World Championships kicks off on Friday 22 July, with 94 teams from 26 nations ready to contest the regatta in Medemblik, The Netherlands.

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Local Dutch Girls Seize the Day in Strong Winds at Junior Worlds

23 Jul 2011

Winds gusting up to 28 knots tested the 92 teams to the limit in Medemblik on day two of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

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Swedes Prevail in 470 Tug of War

24 Jul 2011

It was a tense morning waiting to see if there would be any racing for day three of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships in Medemblik, Holland.

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Annika and Anika profit from light wind reshuffle

25 Jul 2011

Much lighter winds brought a change of pace and a reshuffle of the pack in the women’s division at the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships in Medemblik, Holland.

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Swedes Bullet to the top on a big day for black flags

26 Jul 2011

A frustrating day of light winds and rain yielded just one race but plenty of leaderboard changes on day five of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships in Holland. Italian teams won both the Men’s and Women’s heats today.

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Series Leaders Suffer, But Not as much as the Rest at Junior Worlds

27 Jul 2011

Day six of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships in Holland and for the first time in a while the sunshine smiled on the 92 teams from around the world.

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Sweden and Germany Win Junior Worlds

28 Jul 2011

Despite some strong late challenges from British crews, Sweden and Germany held on to become the winners of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships after two great Medal Races today in Medemblik, Holland.

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Medal Race Contenders Ready for Battle in Qatar

22 Dec 2010

Day 4 of racing at the 2010 470 Junior World Championships in Doha, Qatar delivered the best weather conditions of the Championship so far, which for many teams have translated to best performances.

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Light Winds Fill Doha Bay

20 Dec 2010

The men/mixed fleet were up early this morning, ready for a scheduled race start of 0900 hours.

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Japan Scores a Hat Trick in Qatar

19 Dec 2010

Japan's Saki Goto and Hiromi Nishiyama had a day that you could only dream about as they notched up three race wins out of four races - hat trick and some.

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Malaysia Secures Series Opener In Qatar

17 Dec 2010

Ku Anas Ku Zamil of Malaysia declared yesterday that he was aiming for a podium finish with crew Mohamad Hafizzudin Mazelan at the 2010 470 Junior Worlds in Qatar.

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2012 470 Junior Worlds Underway

17 Dec 2010

Racing has started here in Doha. See the Twitter feeds and live tracking for latest updates. Races 1 and 2 for Men/Mixed and Race 1 for the Women now online via the Results page.

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2010 470 Junior Worlds Championship Preview

16 Dec 2010

The sailors are ready, 40 brand new 470s are lined up in the boat park, the Championship has been officially opened and racing will get underway tomorrow, Friday 17 December, for the teams gathered in Doha, Qatar ready to do battle for the 2010 470 Junior World Championships.

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470 Training Clinic In Qatar APPLY NOW

17 Nov 2010

Immediately before the 2010 470 Junior World Championships, the 470 Class will be running a Training Clinic, led by world-class coach and Olympian Andreas Kosmatopoulos (GRE).

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Qatar Hosts 470 Junior 'Pay and Play' World Championships

19 May 2010

From 16-22 December 2010, the 470 Junior World Championships will take place from the Doha Sailing Club in Doha, Qatar and represent the 2010 season-ending finale of the 470 Championship calendar.

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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
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470 Junior Europeans Preview

12 Aug 2010
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Never Lucky To Win a Practice Race

13 Aug 2010
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470 Women on the Verge....

15 Aug 2010
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Perfect Six for 'Slow' Bouvet & Mion

16 Aug 2010
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Sudden Sickness knocks Local 470 Boys out of Contention

17 Aug 2010
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Live Tracking at 470 Junior Europeans

18 Aug 2010
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Ten Bullets confirm Bouvet/Mion as Kings of the 470 Kids

18 Aug 2010
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'Get out of Jail' Card for the Germans

19 Aug 2010
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Two Boat lengths Separate Medals

20 Aug 2010
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2010 470 Worlds Preview

09 Jul 2010
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Pre-Worlds Racing Clinic Day 2

07 Jul 2010
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Calm Before The Storm at Day 1 of Worlds

12 Jul 2010
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Wind Delivers On Day 3 of 470 Worlds

14 Jul 2010
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Challenging Condtions in Holland

15 Jul 2010
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Local Talent Comes Good At Worlds

16 Jul 2010
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LIVE STREAMING FROM MEDAL RACES - CLICK HERE

17 Jul 2010
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Gold to Australia and Holland

18 Jul 2010