470 World Championship
13 Oct 15
Launching off the beach into the warm azure waters off Haifa Bay, the 2015 470 World Championships got underway today in Israel.
International 470 Class
Racing starts on the 12 of July. The event will be concluded on the 18 of July with the final Medal Races as close as possible to the popular Summer resort's beach and boulevard, visited daily by thousands of people. Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic (CRO) will defend their men's 470 World title, whilst The Hague citizen Lisa Westerhof and Beijing 2008 Two Person Dinghy silver medalist Lobke Berkhout will defend their women's title.
The Delta Lloyd 470 Class World Championships 2010 are organized by the Royal Netherlands Yachting Union, The Royal Yacht Club Hollandia and Yacht Club Scheveningen.
For media enquiries, please contact :
Rick van Wijngaarden
Tel +31 (0)6 46 200 333
High resolution photograhy will be made available to the media during the event free of charge for promotional purposes.
High quality video images will be made available through FTP, free of charge to broadcasting stations.