2017 420 Junior European Championships

Venue: Garda, Italy
Organizing Authority: Fraglia Vela Riva
Regatta dates: 5/6 registration 7-13 August is racing
Team Hotel: Hotel Giardino Verdi www.giardinoverdi.com
Accommodation: 2-13 August 2017
Depart: 14 August 2017
Website: http://2017junioreuropeans.420sailing.org

The 420 class will select a GBR team of the following teams of sailors:
Open Junior Europeans – 3 boats comprising of male/mixed pairs.
Ladies’ Europeans – 3 boats comprising of female pairs.
Next best placed boat
U17 Europeans– 1male or mixed pair 1 female pairs and next best placed boat.

The team will travel independently and arrange their own flights and transfers. Sailors are expected to have arrived by 3 August 2017. All sailors will stay in the nominated hotel, with volunteer house parents. The house parents will co-ordinate evening supper. The class will assist with coordination of the event and logistics for boat transport. All entries will be made by the class. All participants are required to display their country flag on the mainsail – these will be supplied by the class. Sailors will be required to wear team kit as appropriate. Suggested flights are listed below.

Proposed logistics:

The following accommodation has been reserved:
Hotel Giardino Verdi, Piazza Giardino Giuseppe Verdi, 4
38066 – Riva del Garda
Room for 2 persons € 75 per person room for 3 persons € 60 night
10 double rooms booked, 3 triple rooms booked For 20 sailors, 2 houseparents, 3 coaches and 4 drivers

Full payment due as per the selection notice (The total cost for each sailor is likely to total about £1,200 excluding non-breakfast food, flights and transfers.)

A deposit of £250 per sailor (per event) is required as detailed below.


Independent fly or drive
Flights from Heathrow to Verona.
There are buses from the airport to the venue

2 August 18.20 BA25 arrives 21.25 £83
Return 14 August BA2597 midday arrives 13.05 £118
Easy Jet
2 August 13.15 arrives 16.20 £117 plus baggage
14 August 13.45 arrives 14.30 £92 plus baggage

Boat transport:

This will be coordinated by the team with volunteer drivers for group trailers.


The sailors will be provided with three coaches.

What you now need to do

  • Volunteer – we need 2 house parents and 4 drivers
  • Accept your place or decline it by 6pm on Wednesday 19th April
  • Work out how you will get there
  • Book your flight
  • Order your kit
  • Confirm transport of your boat
  • Confirm your room dates
  • Pay your money £250 per sailor per event to 420 International Teams
    • Sort code​ 60 20 40
    • Account​79101518
      BACS transfers preferred
    • Cheques payable Int 420 Class British Association and posted to
    • Mrs P Baker
      British 420 Class Association
      Lewes Road, Ashurstwood
      East Grinstead
      West Sussex
      RH19 3TD

Click on the image for the participation contract

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