It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Yumiko Shige (JPN), 1996 Olympic silver medallist. Yumiko fought a strong battle with cancer for several years and very sadly succumbed at hospital in Karatsu City early in the morning on Sunday 9 December 2019, aged 53 years.
The last day of Imperia Winter Regatta saw no races due to a strong storm that hit the coast with waves over 3 meters.
Imperia: the 'Winter Regatta 2018' is a great international sailing event dedicated for 420 and 470 classes that brings to Italy crews from all over Europe.
470 sail number FRA 27 belonging to the current 470 Mens World Champions, Kevin PEPONNET & Jeremie MION, will be on show at the NAUTIC exhibition in Paris from Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th December.
With Sail Sydney currently underway (4 – 9 December 2018) and one week to go to Sail Melbourne (13 – 16 December 2018), Australia’s best Olympic, Youth and Open class sailors will find out exactly where they stand as they prepare to be joined by some of the world’s best at these landmark regattas.
The International 470 Class is delighted to return to Enoshima, Japan for the 2019 470 World Championships from 2-9 August 2019.
After the recent decision of 470 sailors Zegers & Van Veen to end their cooperation, the Watersportverbond is now making a new start with 2 new 470 teams: Anneloes van Veen continues with Mandy Mulder. Afrodite Zegers enters the boat with Lobke Berkhout.
(Miami, Florida, USA). Learn, build, grow…and win. This describes the latest evolution in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Lt. j.g. Nikole ‘Nikki’ Barnes and Lara Dallman Weiss’ Perfect Vision Sailing campaign to represent the U.S. in the Women’s 470 at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan.
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.