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A Class Catamaran

A Class Catamaran

Did you know that the A-Class catamaran is the fastest single handed racing catamaran in the world? In fact it is arguably the world's fastest small sailing boat upwind? 'Never start upwind of an 'A' Class unless you plan to tack off!'

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Show news A-Class Catamaran Nationals at Grafham Water
Held as part of the recent Gill Cat Open
Posted on 7 Nov
Gabriela Cumbie on the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022
David Schmidt checks in with the regatta co-chair
Posted on 1 Nov
A-Class Europeans at Lake Garda overall
Neither leader could rest on their laurels going into the final day
Posted on 19 Sep
A-Class Europeans at Lake Garda day 4
Spreader mark carnage, a mast snaps, and maybe an Achilles tendon too
Posted on 16 Sep
A-Class Europeans at Lake Garda day 3
The breeze builds, then gets bigger and bigger
Posted on 15 Sep
A-Class Europeans at Lake Garda day 2
Epic can be an over-used word...
Posted on 14 Sep
A-Class Europeans at Lake Garda day 1
Competitors from 16 nations racing at Circolo Vela Arco
Posted on 13 Sep
A-Class Cat Europeans runners and riders
Remember, the winner is usually the one who does the corners best
Posted on 3 Sep
Beacon Group A-Class Worlds overall
A Gurd 'Ole Texas shoot-out on the bay on Saturday
Posted on 8 May
Beacon Group A-Class Worlds day 3
The Classic Division get a pounding in Texas
Posted on 5 May
Beacon Group A-Class Worlds day 2
They say it was a hard day today, out on old Galveston bay...
Posted on 4 May
Beacon Group A-Class Worlds day 1
35 foiling catamarans running from storms in Galveston Bay, Texas
Posted on 2 May
A Cat Admiral's Cup 2022 at Houston
A bit of a 'thing' in the US since its inception 13 years ago
Posted on 30 Apr
A-Class Cat Worlds return!
Top foiling cat sailors gather in Houston, Texas
Posted on 17 Apr
Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta overall
A Class Cat legend wins his Caribbean Challenge Berth
Posted on 21 Feb
Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta day 2
Sun-sational sailing in St. Petersburg
Posted on 20 Feb
Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta underway
The first day of sailing in St. Petersburg delayed by early fog
Posted on 19 Feb
Robert Saylor on the 2022 Foiling Midwinters #2
David Schmidt checks in with the fleet captain of the Upper Keys Sailing Club
Posted on 9 Feb
The Grafham Cat Open is back!
Set to take place on 30th & 31st October
Posted on 7 Oct 2021
New Cat Event on Ullswater
The Ullswater Catamaran Challenge scheduled for September
Posted on 24 Jun 2021
2021 A Class Cat Europeans cancelled
Travel and regional restrictions work against the organisers
Posted on 3 Jun 2021
Stokes Bay Sailing Club Catamaran Open
Almost 50 cats entered despite a very bad weather forecast
Posted on 26 May 2021
Stokes Bay Sailing Club Catamaran Open preview
Sailors eagerly anticipating the first big catamaran event of the season
Posted on 6 May 2021
The Only Way Is Up!
After the year we've all been through we're all hoping this to be true
Posted on 4 Jan 2021
WAXIT National Championship at Jervoise Bay
In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, a great idea was born
Posted on 4 Jan 2021
To foil or not to foil?
That is the question
Posted on 15 Dec 2020
Humpybong Yacht Club WinterBash preview
Brisbane's WinterBash regatta attracts record fleet
Posted on 8 Jul 2020
Shooting the breeze with Glenn Ashby
Talking to Ronstan A-Cat sailors Stephen Brayshaw and Ben Moon
Posted on 28 May 2020
2020 A Class Cat Europeans and Worlds postponed
New event dates announced for 2021 events
Posted on 6 Apr 2020
Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg overall
Lightning fleet's David Starck wins the overall title
Posted on 17 Feb 2020
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Simon Longstaff racing his A-Class Cat during the Gill Cat Open at Grafham Water Sailing Club
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Neil Klabe racing his A-Class Cat during the Gill Cat Open at Grafham Water Sailing Club
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Julian Bosch racing his A-Class Cat during the Gill Cat Open at Grafham Water Sailing Club
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Hugh Mcgregor racing his A-Class Cat during the Gill Cat Open at Grafham Water Sailing Club
© Paul Sanwell / OPP
A Class catamaran racing action at the Caterwaul Regatta
© Image courtesy of the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022
A Class catamaran racing action at the Caterwaul Regatta
© Image courtesy of the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022
A Class catamaran racing action at the Caterwaul Regatta
© Image courtesy of the Caterwaul Regatta Fall 2022
Scott Anderson, AUS 31, on the way to victory at the A-Class European Championships
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European Open Champion, Mischa Heemskerk NED, at the A-Class European Championships
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Kuba Surowiec POL 41 always pushing, finished 3rd on count-back to Mischa at the A-Class European Championships
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Matti Nieminen FIN 1 starts to get loose at the top mark at the A-Class European Championships
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European Classic Champion, Gustavo Doreste ESP, at the A-Class European Championships
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Then Matti buries the nose and goes around the forestays. This is why the sailors like to wear all the protective kit! A-Class European Championships
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The Regatta Open Winner, Stevie Brewin AUS 4, at the A-Class European Championships
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Mischa Heemskerk finished in second and thus becomes the new European Champion at the A-Class European Championships
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Gustavo Doreste ESP 72 becomes European Classic Champion at the A-Class European Championships
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A few boats mistakenly sailed inside the replacement spreader mark on their first Open foiler race and received DNC for their efforts - A-Class European Championships day 4
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Abdon Luiz Paez about to capsize onto a spreader mark - A-Class European Championships day 4
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Spreader carnage in action - A-Class European Championships day 4
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The Marstrom M5 is possibly the lightest boat in the fleet and is a superb boat for bigger sailors and heavy seas - A-Class European Championships day 4
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Darren Bundock demonstrates the grip on his new boots (it still ended with him swimming nevertheless) - A-Class European Championships day 4
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The 'Big Swede' Alberto Farnessi SWE 59, looks forward to the first Classic race - A-Class European Championships day 4
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Julian Bosch GBR16 is highly delighted with his 28th place finish in his first major A-Cat regatta - A-Class European Championships day 4
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The Classics get away in their first race (wind 19kts, the upper limit for the class is 22kts) - A-Class European Championships day 4
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Mischa Heemskerk has it dialled in for upwind foiling - A-Class European Championships day 4
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A-Class European Championships day 3
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A-Class European Championships day 3
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A-Class European Championships day 3
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A-Class European Championships day 3
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A-Class European Championships day 3
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