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2017 Club 420 Class Warm Up Clinic

For the 5th year, the Biscayne Bay Yacht Club will host the annual Warm-Up Clinic for club 420’s to gear up for the Orange Bowl Regatta. The clinic will be three days; December 20 - 22. Come train for the Orange Bowl Regatta, take a holiday break and then sail the Orange Bowl all on Biscayne Bay....

Registration is OPEN for Mid Atlantic Championships

Bellport Bay Yacht Club is hosting the 2017 Mid-Atlantic C420 Championships over Columbus Day weekend....

Travelling to C420 Canadian Nationals

Here is some important information to have when traveling to Canada this summer for the Canadian Nationals, North Americans and Cork. If you are coming to the regatta from outside Canada, including the US, there are a number of things that you need to know and do:...

Electronic Compasses

The club 420 class has now approved electronic compasses!...

April 10th at 6pm est Registration opens for all c420 events this summer

All c420 Regatta's open for registration April 10th...

2017 US Nationals NOR Amendment

US Nationals NOR amendment allowing Bemis finals teams to get a refund...

The Jock Irvine 2017 CLUB 420 ASSOCIATION MIDWINTER CHAMPIONSHIP Press Release

Press release of the 2017 Midwinters...

A look at the new Racing Rules of Sailing

A short article on the new rules and some important tips like Dave Perry's cheat sheet on the new rules!...

And Now a word from our sponsor

We hear this phrase so often that it has just become part of the background noise of life. However, in youth sailing, sponsorship has very different connotations which are related to how we view amateur status in the sport. ...

New C420 Selden Boom Announcement

Check out the video on the new boom approved for the C420....

Don’t Forget to Order the New C420 Kite!

The new spinnaker will make it easier to reach and control the boat. Order your spinnaker today from Zim sailing or Sturgis Boatworks!...

Warm Up Clinic

The Warm Up Clinic is a great resource for c420 sailors. Learn from some of the top coaches in the country about boat setup, sail trim, tactics and starting. Take a look at and learn about the new c420 spinaker. This intensive 3 day clinic will jump start your c420 sailing, don't miss out!...

Fall sailing at its best - Brant Beach Yacht Club hosts the 2104 Mid Atlantic Championships

Brant Beach Yacht Club and Brant Beach Sailing Foundation have had a long relationship with the Club 420 Class. The Mid-Atlantic Championship was first held here! Over the past 10 years we have hosted the North American Championship three times in addition to several regional events. While summer sailing on our waters is...

New Club 420 Spinnaker Design

The Club 420 Association announced today that the Board of Directors has approved a new class legal spinnaker which will be legal for use in regattas after December 25, 2016. This spinnaker developed in conjunction with North Sails will be available from all 3 manufacturers of the Club 420 after October 1, 2016....

Selden spreader bracket

The class measurer has determined that the Selden spreader bracket (part number) is the same race lite part currently used. It is an approved part....

Cole Harris & Tanner Chapko Win North American Championship

The 2016 Club 420 Association North Americans finished today hosted by Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club with the Club 420 Class Association. Thirty-five boats competed in the regatta held on the open waters of the Pacific Ocean near the yacht club. This was also the culmination of the Triple Crown series and determined the winners....

AYC Duo Captures Club 420 National Championship

Aidan Morgan jokingly referred to himself as a mail order bride. The Annapolis resident was referring to the fact he was partnered with San Francisco Yacht Club member Nick Marwell for this summer's Club 420 circuit....

Marwell / Morgan Win Club 420 US Nationals

The 2016 U.S. Club 420 National Championship finished up today hosted by the Falmouth Yacht Club with the Club 420 Association on Nantucket Sound. One hundred and fifty boats competed in the event, with Nicholas Marwell (SFYC) and Aidan Morgan (StFYC) winning the Championship....

2016 North American Charters are provided by Zim!

Don't miss out on one of the best regattas of the year!  North Americans this year in LA will be some of the best sailing around. Come out to CA visit Colleges, visit the sights and hold onto one last regatta of the summer. Those sailors sailing the Chubb Championships this regatta is perfect for you, use your zim 420 at both events! Contact Zim at charters@zimsailing.com....

C420 North Americans is open for Registration

The 2016 C420 North Americans at Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club in California is now open for registration! The regatta will be one of the highlights of the summer with great ocean conditions off of San Pedro, CA. Don't miss out on a great way to close your summer! Compete for one of the top trophies in the class and finish off the Triple Crown. Dates August 18-21...

CJ Buckley Registration Open

We would like to pass along a message from the CJ Buckley organizing team. Remember CJ Buckley is the Club 420 National Team Race Championship and there are some changes for 2016. You can access registration from the regatta listing section of our website....

Club 420 Association Promotional Video

Video from Sail Newport Nationals 2015, by Chris Love Productions...

2016 Triple Crown Series

The Board of Directors of the Club 420 Association is proud to announce the 2016 Triple Crown series. After three successful years of record participation, the series has been expanded to be more inclusive with more qualifying regattas added throughout the country to give members a chance of competing for the coveted Triple Crown....

C420 Nationals Registration Open

For the first time, there will be a limit on entries for a national level event. You will notice that there will be a limit of 150 boats for Nationals at Falmouth Yacht Club. This is the limit of what we have determined can be accommodated at this venue. The class does not intend to limit entries as a practice; this single occurrence is due to the size of the venue and the popularity of the class....

Regional Championship Regattas Announced

The 2016 Regional Series is better than ever this summer! Start your summer of sailing right with the best coaches from all over the country, the best sailors in your area and the C420. Check the calendar for all the details.

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Rogers and Parkin Dominate Club 420 Midwinters

The Club 420 Association held its Midwinters Championships at the US Sailing Center of Martin County on February 13-15 in Jensen Beach, Florida. One hundred four boats competed, representing Mexico, Canada and 18 US states.

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Stephanie Houck and Camille White win record Club 420 Nationals

One hundred ninety-four teams competed at the Club 420 US National Championships, held July 21-23 in Newport, RI. As the only team to post all top ten scores, Stephanie Houck and Camille White (Annapolis, MD) won by two points over Timothy Greenhouse and Jack DeNatale (Locust Valley...

US Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship

Crews sail their Club 420's during practice for the U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship for the Ida Lewis Trophy. The event has attracted 80 teens from across the nation for the race and it is being held at the Columbia Sailing Club....