There are 56,000 boats which have been built worldwide. This popular dinghy
is sailed at school, club, open, national and international levels. There
are many second hand boats available, active clubs and excellent tuition
for all levels.
Built in buoyancy tanks make the boat very safe even when inverted.
is the youth development boat in 43 countries around the world. It is
the equipment for the two-person dinghy boys and two-person dinghy girls
events at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, the pinnacle youth
event in the world.
Despite the emergence of newer commercial driven classes and asymmetrics,
the 420 is still the world's top youth training boat. A brand new 420 ready
to sail costs approximately EUR5500 - 6000, making the boat an extremely affordable