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The 420 is a two-man single-trapeze planing dinghy with conventional kite and is sailed in over 60 nations. The 420 has been selected for use in the ISAF Youth World Championships in 2003 and 2004.

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2023 World Cup level with Olympic qualifier
Posted on 27 Jun
2022 US Sailing Youth Champs winners crowned
Over 100 sailors competed across four classes for top honors
Posted on 27 Jun
128th Kiel Week overall
326 races completed in nine days on nine race courses
Posted on 26 Jun
128th Kiel Week Day 8
Light wind, tight fights
Posted on 25 Jun
128th Kiel Week Day 7
Subtropical strong wind on Kiel Week's Friday
Posted on 24 Jun
128th Kiel Week Day 6
Brilliant Thursday opens Olympic part of Kiel Week
Posted on 23 Jun
420 GP3 at Shoreham Sailing Club
A good turnout in the midst of exam season
Posted on 21 Jun
Strong wind youth training at Lyme Regis
Balance and trim practice gives young crews more confidence
Posted on 13 Jun
420 Spring Championship at GP2 at the WPNSA
Sun shines as the class welcomes back some old faces
Posted on 16 May
British team for Youth Sailing Worlds announced
16 of the country's most promising young sailors have been selected
Posted on 4 May
Irish Sailing Youth Nationals 2022
World title holder tops ILCA 6 fleet
Posted on 24 Apr
Bayerischer YC wins 2nd Lupo Cup 420 Trophy
Eleven races and top four in the overall classification within two points
Posted on 24 Apr
US Sailing announces 2022 US Youth Worlds Team
15 athletes that will be representing the US in The Hague, The Netherlands this July
Posted on 23 Apr
RLymYC sailors shine at RYA Youth Nationals
Wins in the 29er and 420 classes
Posted on 20 Apr
420s at the RYA Youth Nationals overall
Alice Davis and Oliver Rayner win at Pwllheli
Posted on 20 Apr
2022 RYA Youth National champions crowned
A tough week in unstable weather conditions for the sailors
Posted on 19 Apr
420s at the 2022 RYA Youth Nationals after Day 4
Top five separated by just a handful of points
Posted on 15 Apr
420s at the 2022 RYA Youth Nationals after Day 3
Six races in generally light conditions at Pwllheli
Posted on 14 Apr
420 class set at the 2022 RYA Youth Nationals
38 420s have assembled at Pwllheli for the start of racing today
Posted on 11 Apr
420 Summer Teams Selector 2 at Hayling Island
A variety of conditions over the weekend
Posted on 5 Apr
60th Hamble Warming Pan
A busy weekend at Hamble River Sailing Club
Posted on 21 Mar
420 Summer Teams Selector 1 at Rutland
Cold and breezy conditions and intense racing for the 35 teams
Posted on 18 Mar
60th Hamble Warming Pan less that two weeks away
Welcoming all non-trapeze dinghies rated PY 970-1275, plus 420s, RS400s and Foxer dinghies
Posted on 8 Mar
420 Selection Series Starts
After a winter of training interspersed with a number of racing events
Posted on 7 Mar
The UK 420 "Off Season"
A full on February for the class!
Posted on 22 Feb
Entries open for 2022 RYA Youth Nationals
Returning to Plas Heli for the first time since 2016
Posted on 14 Feb
Hamble Warming Pan 2022 set for Sunday 20th March
The 60th edition of the club's annual dinghy open meeting
Posted on 26 Jan
Looking for second hand 420s
There continues to be lots of interest in the class
Posted on 13 Jan
GBR 420s at the Palamos Christmas Race overall
Final races before packing up, testing and travel
Posted on 23 Dec 2021
GBR 420s at the Palamos Christmas Race day 3
Fleet divides into Gold and Silver for the final day
Posted on 22 Dec 2021
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