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Yumiko Shige/Alicia Kinoshita (JPN) secure Japan's first ever medal in sailing at the 1996 Olympic Games - silver in the 470 Women
470 General News

YUMIKO SHIGE (JPN) - OBITUARY

10 Dec 2018

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.

470 General Event News

GERMAN TEAMS WIN BOTH MEN'S AND WOMEN'S DIVISION IN 29TH EDITION OF IMPERIA WINTER REGATTA

09 Dec 2018

The last day of Imperia Winter Regatta saw no races due to a strong storm that hit the coast with waves over 3 meters.

470 Class Sailing during 2018 Sail Sydney

OLYMPIC CLASSES DECIDED AT SAIL SYDNEY

08 Dec 2018

Olympic class racing at Sail Sydney 2018 came to an end on Sydney Harbour on Thursday in fresh summer breezes 13 to 19 knots.

470 General Event News

2018 IMPERIA WINTER REGATTA IN ITS 29TH EDITION KICKS OFF!

07 Dec 2018

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.

Kevin PEPONNET/Jeremie MION (FRA) at Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018
470 General News

WORLD CHAMPION’S 470 WILL BE PRESENT AT THE NAUTIC PARIS BOAT SHOW

07 Dec 2018

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.

Simon Diesch/Philipp Autenrieth (GER)
470 General Event News

WORLD’S BEST SAILORS PREPARE FOR TOKYO 2020 ON AUSTRALIAN WATERS

05 Dec 2018

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.

2017 470 Junior World Championship - Enoshima, Japan
470 World Championships

470 FLEET HEADS TO TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC SAILING VENUE FOR 2019 470 WORLDS

29 Nov 2018

The International 470 Class is delighted to return to Enoshima, Japan for the 2019 470 World Championships from 2-9 August 2019.

470 Class Sailing (Women's fleet) during 2018 World Cup Series in Enoshima, Japan
470 General News

A NEW START WITH TWO NEW 470 TEAMS: MULDER/VAN VEEN & ZEGERS/BERKHOUT

24 Nov 2018

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.

Training in Miami for the 2019 World Cup in January.
470 General News

USA OLYMPIC HOPEFULS LT. J.G. BARNES & DALLMAN WEISS SET SIGHTS ON 2019 WORLD CUP SERIES IN MIAMI

22 Nov 2018

(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. 

470 Class Sailing during 2018 Europeans in Burgas, Bulgaria
470 General News

2019 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP WILL COMMENCE ON MAY 6TH IN ITALY

13 Nov 2018

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.