Dear 470 sailors, coaches, class members, and friends:
Since our last communication with you, the International 470 Class Management Committee has had another round of calls with our event organizers. This is the latest update:
Dear 470 sailors, coaches, class members and friends,
The International 470 Class Management Committee has been in continuous contact with our event organizers ever since our last communication with you. We are in a position now to give you the latest situation update:
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Further to the announcement made on 27 March 2020, after careful consideration we regret to inform you that the International 470 Class Association, in conjunction with the International 420 Class Association and Circolo Nautico Caposele, have taken the decision to cancel the Junior European Championships to be held in Formia, Italy from 25 July to 1 August 2020.
World Sailing has cancelled the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series Final, that was due to be held in Enoshima, Japan from 14-21 June 2020, due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed new dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, in 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from 23 July to 8 August 2021.
Dear sailors, coaches and 470 Class members and friends,
As you know, this past week has seen a flurry of decisions taken by the IOC, Tokyo2020, and World Sailing - all of which have dramatically changed the landscape of our sport moving forward. While there are still many challenging questions, please rest assured that the 470 Class Management Committee is working tirelessly to get you reliable answers as quickly as possible. These are trying times, but also an opportunity to showcase the strength and adaptability of the International 470 Class.
Today [24 March 2020] the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the latest situation developments, and following instructions of the Spanish and Balearic Government, as well as the recommendations from WS, the 470 Class, together with Club Nautic Arenal, are obliged to postpone the 470 Worlds which were scheduled to take place in el Arenal, from the 13th to the 21st of March.