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Opening Ceremony
470 Continental Championships

RIVA DEL GARDA WELCOMES TEAMS FROM 25 NATIONS AT OPENING CEREMONY

07 Aug 2017

A parade of nations through the narrow cobbled streets of Riva del Garda brought the 468 sailors from 25 nations together in a welcome celebration ahead of racing getting underway at the 2017 420 and 470 Junior European Championships.

Maria BOZI/Rafailina KLONARIDOU (GRE)
470 Continental Championships

EVENT PREVIEW: 484 SAILORS COMPETING AT 420 AND 470 JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

06 Aug 2017

The 2017 420 and 420 Class Junior European Championships has descended on the sailing mecca of Lake Garda, Italy.

470 Development News

JOIN THE 470 CLINIC AT THE JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

27 Jul 2017

The International 470 Class Association launched its four-year development programme with a clinic prior to the 2017 470 World Championships, led by the iconic 470 sailor, Olympic medallists and four-time World Champion, Sofia Bekatorou.

 

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.

2017 470 World Championship Medallists
470 World Championships

470 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES TO POLAND AND AUSTRALIA

15 Jul 2017

A nail biting conclusion to the preceding five days of racing came down to the medal races at the 2017 470 World Championship in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Agnieszka SKRZYPULEC/Irmina MRÓZEK GLISZCZYNSKA (POL)
470 World Championships

MEDAL RACE LINE-UP DECIDED AT 470 WORLDS - MEDALS GUARANTEED TO POLAND, SWEDEN AND AUSTRALIA

14 Jul 2017

Leaderboard shuffles in a packed 3-race day for the gold fleet saw teams make the top–ten cut to the Medal Race, only to lose it in the next race, as the men’s and women’s fleets featured significant changes in finishing order.

Afrodite ZEGERS/Anneloes VAN VEEN (NED) lead to the mark
470 World Championships

MENTAL CHALLENGE ON LIGHT AND SHIFTY RACE TRACK SEES NEW FACES CLAIM WINS

13 Jul 2017

When the thermal breeze kicks in, it usually does so with certainty, but all change today as when the wind filled in the window for racing was shorter than usual, forcing the Race Committee to abandon race 9 for the men and women gold fleets.

Linda FAHRNI/Maja SIEGENTHALER (SUI)
470 World Championships

POLAND TAKES LEAD IN 470 WOMEN - SWEDEN MAINTAINS DOMINATION IN 470 MEN

12 Jul 2017

The final series for the 470 Men and Women got underway today off Thessaloniki, Greece with two races for each of the gold and silver fleets.

Racing at the 470 Worlds off the city of Thessaloniki
470 World Championships

470 WORLDS QUALIFICATION SERIES WRAPS UP IN THESSALONIKI

11 Jul 2017

Five qualification races is what it takes to advance to gold fleet and retain a shot at claiming a place in the top 10 Medal Race come Saturday.

2017 470 General Assembly Meeting
470 General Event News

470 GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING APPROVES CARBON MASTS AND CHAMPIONSHIP VENUES

10 Jul 2017

The 2017 General Assembly Meeting of the International 470 Class Association took place on Saturday 8 July 2017 at the Nautical Club of Thessaloniki, after the second day of measurement and registration.