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420 World Championship 2021 at Yacht Club Sanremo, Italy - Day 4

by 420 World Championship 9 Jul 06:28 BST 4-10 July 2021
Racing on day 4 of the 420 Worlds at San Remo © Andrea Lelli

The fourth day at the 2021 420 World Championships delivered nice medium winds of around 10-15 knots for all the 420 sailors to enjoy a fantastic three races.

This way the Qualifying series concluded with seven races for the Women and Under 17 fleets, and six for the Men/Mixed. The last two days will be for the Finals, where we'll know who to crown our 2021 420 World champions!

The Women's and U17 are single fleets but the Men/Mixed will be split from tomorrow in to Gold and Silver fleets.

The Spanish team formed by Jaime Ayarza / Mariano Hernandez ESP continues to show a solid and consistent performance, holding the lead with 25 points. The Women's U17 leaders Maria Perello / Marta Cardona ESP are following them with 36 points. Freddie Parkin / Thomas Widden USA are third overall with 42. Only 1 point behind are Aviv Assraf / Yam Bilia ISR in fourth.

The Spanish are also leading the Women's championship today, with Neus Ballester / Andrea Perello ESP winning two of the three races and heading the fleet with 13 points. 9 points behind them come Solenza Mariani / Clara Olive FRA (winning the first race today) and Vanessa Lahrkamp / Katherine McNamara USA, both with 22 points.

It was a terrific day for the US team formed by Tommy Sitzmann / Luke Woodworth USA, winning both of red group's races today. They have also won yesterday's only race so they are now on top of the championship with 17 points. Fernando Flethes / Carlos Flethes ESP are only one point behind them on second. Third place is for Alberto Morales / Miguel Bethencourt ESP with 20. It was a bad day for the overnight leaders Will Michels / Spencer Kriegstein USA who are now in 23rd position after receiving two penalties today.

Full results here...

210 boats are participating of this 2021 420 World Championships at Marina Degli Aregai in Italy, organised by Yacht Club Sanremo.

Friday will be the penultimate day of the event and the intention of the RC is to run 3 races per fleet. First warning signal is scheduled for midday.

More information on the event website,

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