STRONG 420 CLASS LINE-UP AT CANADA'S SPRING DINGHY REGATTA
Canada's Spring Dinghy Regatta hosted by the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron featured eight 420s in the line-up of classes, including two of Canada's Rio 2016 Olympians.
Jumping from an Olympic Class 470 to the smaller 420 were Ali Surrette and Jacob Saunders who raced with their respective crews in the women and men's Olympic events respectively. They didn't thrash the 420 Class fleet in Nova Scotia though!
That accolade went to the pairing of Pat Wilson/Arie Moffat, who took out two wins and three 2nd places in the 5 race series to take the win. Second overall to Georgia Lewin-La France/Maddie Gillis, with Moritz Heidenreich/David Sapp finishing 3rd.
Olympian Saunders finished 4th overall and claimed a win in race 3, to finish just 1 point off the podium!
The International 420 Class looks forward to welcoming both Pat Wilson/Arie Moffat and Georgia Lewin-La France/Maddie Gillis to the upcoming 2017 420 Open European Championship in Athens, from 22-30 July 2017.
The RNSYS Spring Dinghy Regatta took place over 27-28 May 2017.