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Looking for second hand 420s

by John Meadowcroft 13 Jan 2022 05:34 PST
Palamos Christmas Race 2021 © Jon Cawthorne

There continues to be lots of interest in the UK 420 class with three new boats being registered in the UK since Christmas and more new sailors to the class are looking for entry level boats - likely to be 51000 - 54000 sail numbers.

Whilst the new boats have helped get some more second hand boats onto the market, the lack of availability of second hand boats is restricting our growth and I am sure that there must be boats hiding away that aren't being used and are either being kept for sentimental reasons, or maybe owners just don't have the time to prep them for sale, or maybe they are incomplete and therefore not seen as suitable for selling.

If anyone has any ideas for attracting these boats onto the market please let the 420 class know. We want to get them active.

please email , find us on Facebook at GBR 420 Sailing or visit www.gbr420.uk.

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