REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR PRE-WORLDS 420 CLINIC
The registration deadline for the Pre-Worlds Clinic in Vilamoura, Portugal has been extended to 26 June to enable more sailors to take advantage of the training opportunity. Read on below ...
Want to get in some training ahead of the 2019 420 World Championship in Vilamoura, Portugal and at the same time race the Vilamoura Open Regatta 2019 and all under the expert guidance of Olympians and world class coaches?
The International 420 Class continues its calendar of clinics for Coaches and Sailors with a dedicated opportunity to train on the same waters that will host the 2019 420 World Championships later this summer.
Tthe 420 Coaches and Sailors Clinic takes place over five days from 28 June - 2 July, with the first four days spent competing at the Vilamoura Open Regatta 2019 (28 June-1 July).
Head coach is Eyal Levin (ISR) an Olympian (2016) in the 470 Class, who will be supported by two-time Olympian in the 49er Class (2008 and 2012) Francisco Rebelo de Andrade (POR) and two-time Olympian in the 470 Class (1992 and 1996) Hugo Rocha (POR), who secured a bronze medal in the 470 Class at the 1996 Olympics. World Sailing International Judge Gordon Davies (IRL) will also be on-hand to offer his expertise on racing rules matters.
The first four days of the Clinic (28 June - 1 July) will be in collaboration with the pre-world’s regatta – the Vilamoura Open Regatta 2019 - that is taking place at the same venue and is organized by Capable Planet Clube Náutico / Vilamoura Sailing. All sailors registering for the Clinic must also register to enter the Vilamoura Open Regatta 2019.
The Clinic will be a mix of on-water sessions, lectures, exercises and presentations. Please take a look at the Clinic Programme and General Conditions and submit your Entry Form by the deadline of 26 June 2019.
There is no fee to participate in the Clinic - it is free of charge - all you need to cover is your transport, accommodation and meal costs. For assistance with transport and/or accommodation, please contact:
Mr Ivo Ferreira
Mobile: +351 969 377 094
The 2019 420 World Championships is taking place in Vilamoura from 3-11 July 2019. All information on the Championship website: 2019worlds.420sailing.org