This class is for sailors who have successfully completed two sessions of the 420 Intermediate class or equivalent. Sailors will work on improving their sailing skills in 420s while learning basic racing rules and tactics. Emphasis will be on competitive boat handling in a fun environment. Sailors who are interested in racing may choose to compete in local regattas. This class may be taken for the first half of the season only, or for the whole season. This class is best for 13 – 18 years olds interested in local 420 racing or as a stepping stone to regional and/or national sailboat racing. It is also an excellent preparation for high-school and college sailing.