Mission Statement

The United States International 420 Class Association is dedicated to the support, development and growth of International 420 Class sailors in the United States for the purpose of achieving competitive excellence in international competition by United States sailors.

At the forefront of fulfilling this mission is:

  • sailor and fleet development
  • education and training needed to succeed in international competition
  • sponsorship of sailors, events and activities consistent with fulfilling this mission.


Goals & Objectives

The Class Association has several defined goals and objectives:

Primary Goals:

  • To achieve and sustain success by United States sailors in International 420 Class competition worldwide, with success defined as helping driven and motivated young sailors advance their skills thru proper education, guidance and support to compete at the highest levels of the I-420 Class international competition, with an eye toward increasing medaling by the US sailors at international competitions.
  • To train sailors to travel and compete at the highest levels of International 420 Class events worldwide and to assist class members with management of the logistics, travel and support resources so as to instill independence and confidence in the sailors.
  • To organize and support travel Teams (Team USA), training clinics and sailing competitions in support of sailor development within the Class Association in both domestic and international events.
  • To promote and support communications for the sailors within the US I-420 Class, and provide a platform for the sailors to access and share information.
  • To assist development of local fleets, boat ownership, regattas and training clinics;
    To represent the US I-420 Class and its members as the Member National Authority (MNA) of the United States in all matters pertaining to the International Class Association.
  • To teach, advance and actively promote the Corinthian Spirit, sportsmanship, teamwork, excellence in seamanship, and safety to existing and new generations of sailors through their teenage and young adult years.

Class Leadership


PresidentMichael Rudnick

Vice President - Ed Liberty

Secretary/Treasurer - Larry Law

Fleet Development DirectorLarry Law 


Regional Representatives

Florida Regattas - Ron Rostorfer

Northeast - open

Southern California - Mikee Anderson-Mitterling

Southwest - Hal Ryan

At-large - Dr. Phil Factor

USA Class Head Coach - Steve Keen


Mailing Address

US I420 Class
1048 Irvine Avenue, Suite 628
Newport Beach, CA 92660


US Class By-laws