'A' CAT NEWS

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.

 

Saturday’s...

April 8, 2016

Italian manufacturer Bimare has appointed Outlaw Sailing as their UK distributor.  They will also be distributing the new S9 Stunt 14ft foiling cat in the UK.

 

See their new 2016 Bim Zero offer here. http://www.outlawsailing.com/collections/new-boats/products/bimare-zer...

March 9, 2016

 

 

 

The World's only dedicated dinghy show took place last weekend at the Alexandra Palace exhibition centre in North London.  Organised by the Royal Yachting Association, several thousand visitors come to this show to see the latest designs and developments, and to buy...

February 21, 2016

The IACA technical committee and World Sailing agree a clarification.

 

A rudder hanging clarification was posted on the IACA website 27/1/16 to clarify our interpretation of rudder hangings and since that time the issue has been raised by a number of individuals and mea...

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