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The 470 is an Olympic Class for both Men & Women for the 2004 Games in Athens. It is a two person, single trapeze boat that is sailed throughout the world.

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Nia Jerwood & Monique de Vries - Australian Sailing Team competing at Ready Steady Tokyo (Olympic Test Event) in Enoshima, Japan
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Nia Jerwood & Monique de Vries - Australian Sailing Team
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Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre
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Amy Seabright and James Taylor
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Stu Mcnay & Dave Hughes race in the 2021 470 World Championship
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Nikki Barnes & Lara Dallman-Weiss
© US Sailing Team
Team Brugman, Team Perfect Vision (Barnes/Dallman-Weiss), Team McNay/Hughes, & Team Cowles - 470 World Championship
© Joao Costa Ferreira
Allianz Benelux sponsor the Dutch Sailing Team - Afrodite Zegers and Lobke Berkhout, 470
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2021 West Marine US Open Sailing – Miami
© US Sailing Team / Allison Chenard
Jo Aleh (NZL)
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Mat Belcher and Will Ryan - Gold Medal
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Nia Jerwood and Monique de Vries
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Sail Sydney 2018
© Beau Outteridge
David Barnes (helm) Hamish Willcox (crew) on their way to winning the 1984 470 World Championship. They won three world 470 titles 1981-1984 and placed third in the other in that era.
© PJ Montgomery
David Barnes and Murray Jones (rear) World Youth representatives
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David Barnes - tripe World 470 champion and America's Cup skipper
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Triple 470 World champions David Barnes and Hamish Willcox
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Oakcliff Triple Crown Series
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US Sailing Team 470 athletes
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Tom King and Mark Turnbull
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2020 Oakcliff Triple Crown
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Mat Belcher and Will Ryan during training off Coffs Harbour, NSW.
© Victor Kovalenko
(Left to Right) David Hughes & Stu McNay
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Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre, women's 470
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Luke Patience and Chris Grube
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Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the Men's 470
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Amy Seabright and James Taylor
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Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre - 2019 470 World Championships Enoshima
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A 470 boat dealing with the waves in the bay of Palma - Trofeo Princesa Sofía Iberostar
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Oakcliff offers diverse spread of Acorn programs
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