'A' CAT NEWS

June 11, 2017

Due to excessive winds at the Thorpe Bay Cat Open, the 'A' Cat TT on the 10-11th June was declared void.

March 6, 2017

Following a meeting at the Dinghy Show, it is with great pleasure that we can announce a BACCA partnership with Forward WIP, the Swiss Water Impact Protection company.  Forward supply three of the current America's Cup teams with impact protection clothing, (Groupama T...

March 6, 2017

The BACCA was again in attendance at the RYA Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace.  This is the Worlds only dedicated show for small sailing craft as has a large number of visitors from home and abroad.  In fact, we had two Swedish A Cat sailors visit us specifically to see...

October 23, 2016

The fastest sailor on earth, and the fastest sailor in Norfolk! 

Paul Larsen was crowned TT Foiling Fleet Champion and Bob Fletcher was crowned Classic Fleet Champion at the final 2016 TT at Grafham Water SC in a good weekends sailing at the Grafham Cat Open.

Paul o...

October 5, 2016

 And comes second.

August 30, 2016

In a record turnout for the UK fleet, 24 boats raced over 4 days at Rutland SC in a variety of interesting conditions that tested all.  Foiling Moth World No. 2, Chris Rashley, flew to a convincing 9 race win at the UK ‘A’ Class Catamaran Nationals this weekend to beco...

June 28, 2016

A rum bunch of ne'er-do-well British ‘A’ cat sailors went over to Holland for the 2016 World championships earlier this month.  We can say this now, because Lester Barr just went to watch and not sail in the end, and could in no way be described as such.  Led by Presid...

May 16, 2016

 

How many sailors obsessively check numerous weather forecasting websites, five days in advance, in the vain hope that they might find one that promises them the winds they hope for and actually believe it?  And then, when the real weather arrives, comment that this wa...

April 11, 2016

 

 

 

Only 8 boats made it to the first TT of 2016, at Grafham Water SC.  However, those who did make it found the racing over the two days was certainly not disappointing.  The wind provided something for everyone here, from super light winds to 17 knots.

 

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