DEVELOPMENT 2023 420 Class Development Programme

2023 420 Class Development Programme

Building on the extensive development programme from past years, the International 420 Class Association is preparing new Coaches and Sailors clinics and other activities for 2022, supporting programmes, knowledge toolkits, training centre certifications and promotional actions.

April 4-7: 420 Class Promotion at the Opti Garda Meeting

Discover your next step after the Optimist! Join the 420 Class at the 41st Lake Garda Meeting Optimist in Fraglia Vela Riva, Italy, and enjoy of a "taster" session! Take the opportunity to talk with a representative from the Class and find out more about sailing and racing the 420!

April 13-17: Turkish 420 Coaches and Sailors Pre-Worlds Clinic

The International 420 Class Association in collaboration with the Turkish Sailing Federation, will organize a Pre-Worlds 420 Coaches and Sailors Clinic from the 13th to the 17th of April 2023 at Goztepe Sailing Club, venue of next 2023 420 World Championships.

All coaches and sailors interested in participating of this Pre-Worlds Clinic must fill the entry form attached below and send it to the Development Programme's director to the email mentioned on document by April 5th 2023.

The programme and general conditions you can also find them on a second file attached below.

Last year's action

Other Training resources:

420 Tuning Live Video - for many years, the 420 Class has taken significant steps to deliver toolkits to give 420 sailors and coaches the skills they need to get out on the water and improve their sailing. We are committed to enabling self-sufficiency and providing easy access to training information. Our latest project is the 420 Class Tuning Video. Aimed at newcomers to the 420, this free online video will accelerate learning through this video masterclass showing you all you need to know about rigging your 420 and tuning on the water.

420 Promotional Video - Brand new 420 PROMOTIONAL VIDEO telling the story of why the 420 is the world’s most popular two-person youth dinghy.

420 to the Max Video - 420 TO THE MAX video, introducing a range of specific techniques and demonstration of how to master them in different wind and sea conditions. Available in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese, 420 TO THE MAX has racked up in excess of 360,000 views on YouTube alone.

420 Exercise e-Book - Don't miss our 420 EXERCISE E-BOOK which showcases world class training techniques and strategies on Performance Improvement for Coaches and Sailors. The online e-book introduces a selection of carefully chosen exercises, with accompanying video and commentary, to provide a step by step path towards skills improvement.


Programme and General Conditions - Turkish 420 Coaches and Sailors Pre-Worlds Clinic(1.6Mb)

01 Feb 2023

Entry form - Turkish 420 Coaches and Sailors Pre-Worlds Clinic(330Kb)

01 Feb 2023