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 In 1956, the "A-Division-Catamaran-Class" was founded as a free construction class by the former "International Yacht Racing Union" in England and still belongs to one of the oldest and most active catamaran classes in the world.

Due to a minimum of construction rules such as length, width and sail area it has been possible for the numerous designers to develop a boat outstanding performance. This led to the fact that the A-Cat as a multihull has become a pure high-tech boat and is now days considered as the formula one among all the sailing boats. Modern materials such as carbon and kevlar are being used for the mass production of hulls and masts, a potential of development which has been recognized and approved by modern industries, whereas others still satisfy with glassfibre and aluminium masts.

 

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2 days ago

SELLING - A-class with J foils (Peter Burling's boat from 2013 worlds). See link for info https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1638855934&ed=true Enjoy!

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1 week ago

New Zealand A Division Catamaran Association

Kai Iwi lakes results are up on the website now http://www.aclass.org.nz/results/
Well do to Pete for winning the Auckland champs. The weekend was a bit of a drift off and the old lake boats loved it.

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3 weeks ago

Register Now

Who would be keen for this in July?

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2 months ago

Beaut day in Auckland today. A bit light on the breeze though

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

2018 New Zealand Nationals – A-Class of New Zealand

Nationals Regatta Report is up on the Website

current events 2018 New Zealand Nationals Posted February 18, 2018February 18, 2018 sebastian 2018 New Zealand National Championships Held at Wakatere Boating Club, Narrow Neck Beach 8th - 11th ... See more

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3 months ago

International A-Division Catamaran Association

Kiwi Dave does it again!

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3 months ago

Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club - TYPBC

Great to have young people joining the class. Well done Harry on your results.

Harry Bailey just attended A Class Nationals at Wakatere, 8-11 Feb. He was the youngest at 15 and he finished 5th overall, his best race was race number 3 where he scored a bullet (1st). Great job

He is heading off to worlds in Hervey Bay Australia in November. ... See more

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3 months ago

Wakatere Boating Club

Prize Giving for the A Class, 3.7, Waszp and OK Dinghy Nationals at Wakatere BC this weekend. Congratulations to all the prize winners, and all who took part in this regatta which had challenging ... See more

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