14 September 2017

Responding to requests from several nations, the International 420 Class Association has removed the team quota restrictions for the 2017 420 World Championships in Fremantle, Australia.

To date, quota restrictions have been put in place to contain the size and overall organization of the Championship and bring each nation's top teams to compete. However, after considering feedback from National Class Associations, the 420 Management Committee agreed it would be beneficial to remove any restrictions for the 2017 420 World Championships and extend the entry to as many teams as a nation wishes to enter.

The World Championship and Ladies Championship are open to all ages, with the U17 World Championship for sailors who shall not have attained their 17th birthday on or before 31.12.2017 (i.e. born after 31December 2000) for both members of the team.

Online entry is open and each National Class Association has been sent their individual login details to complete online entry, which is at

If you have any queries regarding the online entry, please email

Teams wishing to ship boats to Fremantle, Australia should read the shipping information to ensure they ship their boats within the timeframes. Mediterranean Shipping Company has been appointed as the Championship shipping partner and Powerhouse are the official freight forwarded. Click here for more information. Please take a read of the updated shipping information at: