A-Class catamarans a class for all ages

ISAF International A-Class Catamaran North American Championships 2014
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ISAF International A-Class Catamaran North American Championships 2014 - With only two days to go until the first race of the ISAF A-Class North American championships the boats are gearing up and getting ready for some great sailing in North Carolina.

Youngest Galt Oliver (14 years old) from Virginia and the oldest competitor Gordon Isco (79 years old) from Florida - ISAF International A-Class Catamaran North American Championships 2014
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Out on the water today were both the youngest Galt Oliver (14 years old) from Virginia and the oldest competitor Gordon Isco (79 years old) from Florida. Galt has been allowed entry to the regatta with a cut down rig and re-sized sail, and is very excited about his first major regatta. However Gordon has been racing catamarans for over 40 years and claims there are still a lot more years to come.

Schedule of Events
Monday June 9th – Measurement and registration
Tuesday June 10th – Practice Race
Wednesday June 11th – Championship day one – Three races scheduled
Thursday June 12th – Championship day two – Three races scheduled
Friday June 13th – Championship day three – Three races scheduled
Saturday June 14th – Championship day four – Three races scheduled, and prize giving



Fleet heading downwind into setting sun
Dave Hewson


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