2016 420 World Championships

Location: Marina degli Aregai, Santo Stefano al Mare (8 miles west of San Remo)
Host: Yacht Club San Remo.
Sailors arrive: 14 July 2016
Coaches arrive: 15 July 2016
Regatta dates: 15-23 July 2106
Accommodation available from 11 July 2016
Depart: 24 July 2016
Website: http://2016worlds.420sailing.org

The 420 class will select a GBR team of the following teams of sailors:
Open Worlds – 7 boats comprising of male/mixed pairs.
Ladies’ Worlds – 7 boats comprising of female pairs.
U17 Worlds– 6 boats 3 male or mixed pairs and 3 female pairs.

The team will travel independently and all sailors will individually take responsibility for their own accommodation and transport. The class will assist with coordination and logistics only. No house parents will be provided, but sailors under 18 will be require an adult acting in loco parentis. If oversubscribed, rooms in Aregai Marina will be allocated firstly to sailors, then coaches and finally to parents, with preference given to those with multiple sailors in their care. Rooms will only be finalised on receipt of a 30% deposit. The hotel has requested full details of all the bookings by 25 April 2016.
All entries for the event will be made by the class.

Proposed logistics:
The following accommodation has been reserved:
Aregai Marina Hotel and Residence

25 apartment rooms (twin beds in bedroom, sofabed in living room and kitchenette in some. Accommodate up to 3 very comfortably or 4 at a squeeze with 2 sharing sofa bed.

· Room for 2 persons € 75 per person per night on half-board basis
· Room for 3 persons € 65 per room per night on HB Basis
· Room for 4 persons € 65 per room per night on HB Basis
· Double Room Single Use € 105,per room per night on HB Basis

Half-board includes breakfast and a 3 course evening meal with room cleaned daily.

Bilocale Apartment € 1000 per app per week only accommodation without meals.
Ie approx. € 143 per night (€ 72 per person per night for 2 sharing; € 48 for 3 sharing) Cleaning and bed linen change is included only once during the stay.
30% deposit paid by class to be paid to the class by 22 April 2016
Full payment due 30 days prior to arrival

Alternative accommodation:
Camper Village
Located on the far slope of the hills behind the marina, no sea view.
200 campervan spaces, 80 tent pitches and 20 static caravans, showers, swimming pool.
Campervan: € 210 per week (€ 35 per night)
Chalet: € 80 per night (double bedroom, twin bedroom, bathroom, kitchen/living room)
Book now and pay two weeks before arrival.
Free bus to marina or 10-15min steep cycle.

Independent fly or drive

Flights to:
Nice (69km away), train from Nice Ville to Imperia (3 fast direct trains per day) The train to San Remo is slow and requires a change. It is approx. 1hr drive in a hire car.
Other airports: Genoa (141km away); Turin (265km away)

Boat transport
This will need to be coordinated by the team with volunteer drivers for group trailers, however we envisage that we will have the following resources available.
RYA van plus class trailer to take a RIB plus four 420’s ending at the Eurosafs in Austria.
RYA van plus class trailer to take six 420’s ending at the Euros in Balatonfured, Hungary.

8 boats trailer available to rent from Charles Ainsworth if required
(Approx. £1000 for 4 to 24 July 2016)


All sailors will be supported at the event with specific coach support dependent on qualification.
Coach’s costs will be a covered through a combination of RYA and class support as well as a sailor contribution.
The sailor contribution is expected to be between £100 and £200 per sailor.

There may be a privately owned (parent) RIB (s) required.

What you need to do:
• Accept your place in the team as per the selection notice.
• Work out how the sailors will get to the event; how the boats will get to the event; and who will be acting in loco parentis for sailors under 18.
• Apply to Lucy Bennett at lucy.bennett@mac.com for accommodation in the Marina Aregai Resort Hotel or email to advise that you are booking independent accommodation elsewhere.

Please provide:
Name of person responsible for hotel booking
Names of people sharing room/apartment
Half-board or self-catering
Date of arrival
Name of adult acting in loco parentis for all days booked
Once accepted, a deposit of 30% of the accommodation cost will be required by 22 April 2016. The hotel will require one person to take full responsibility for each room booking.