Club 420


Zim Sailing’s Club 420 has quickly become the Club 420 of choice for yacht clubs, community sailing programs, and individuals. One-design sailors want the strongest, lightest, most durable boats and rigging available. We’ve met this demand with proven boat construction techniques and a rigging package that ensures performance, strength, and durability. This durability has led to many happy repeat customers, and has made Zim Sailing the leading provider of Club 420s in the world.

Zim Sailing’s ZForce C420 combines the tried and tested Club 420 with innovative performance enhancements only found at Zim Sailing. As the worlds leading provider of Club 420s, Zim Sailing has taken everything we learned building 420s, combined it with valuable feedback from you our sailors, and put it all into one complete package for those who demand the best. One-design sailors want the strongest, lightest, most durable boats and rigging available, and the ZForce C420 delivers.  Zim Club 420s continue to prove themselves on the race course with victories at local, regional, and National regattas. At the 2016 Club 420 North American Championships, 8 of the top 10 finishers were in Zim 420s!


  • Toughened resin and plexus bond for superior strength and durability
  • Colored gelcoat racing stripes on aft end of cockpit or traditional grey deck
  • Matching smoke gray rudder blade and centerboard
  • All through-deck mounted hardware is supported by tapped aluminum backing plates
  • Shroud chain plate is a forged eye strap supported with an aluminum back-up bar under the rail


  • Harken Carbo cleats and blocks
  • Roller pins on shrouds instead of guy hooks
  • Mylar centerboard gaskets
  • Low drag bailer with replaceable parts
  • Round traveler bar


  • North Sails class approved mainsail, jib, and spinnaker
  • Custom Spinnaker colors available
  • Zim Race Rigging
  • Dyneema main halyard for max hoist and low stretch
  • Spliced single adjustment mainsheet bridle
  • 16:1 Dyneema vang
  • FSE Robline line package
  • 2:1 rudder downhaul
  • Pulley trapeze rings; handle and ring are both adjustable for gross and fine tuning
  • Tapered aluminum spinnaker pole
  • Dwyer aluminum mast and boom


LENGTH 13.9 ft
BEAM 5.5 ft
DRAFT 2.95 ft
JIB AREA 30.14 ft2
Club 420 colours
*Please note, actual colors on boats may vary slightly due to monitor settings and lighting sources*


ZIM Club 420 $16,775
ZIM ZForce 420 $17,075

*All prices are in Canadian dollars.  Boats are F.O.B. Sherbrooke, Quebec.  Please contact us to order your boat!