A-Cat Class Rules rewrite

As you might know, the Class Rule rewrite was taken of the agenda for the 2017 WGM at the Sopot Worlds. The main reasons for that was a new contact we got assigned at World Sailing, found some issues in complying with the World Sailing template, which would cause them to not being able to approve the rule rewrite.

These issues have now been fixed along with incoorporating the World Sailing Interpretation from 10th of August on Thilo Kellers foil system.

European Championships Warnemunde 2018

The final starting places per nation are now available and advised in terms of the Championship Rules Appendix 1.3.6. I would like to thank each country President for their assistance in this matter. To date we have 97 confirmed places, which is a fantastic figure and continues to show the strength of the class on the world stage. Each country will have now received advices on how to proceed with individual registration and payment.

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'A' Cats save lives!

This is a true A Cat story from Andrea Ferrarri.

 

Giorgio Marchetto, called "il Bafo", a great fellow who is sailing on the Venice lagoon, at the age of 70 goes sailing almost every day, enjoying the beauties of the lagoon and the pleasure of his A Class.

Last Sunday during a nice trip through the islands, he had a heart attack, which could cost him his life.  It was only thanks to his cold blood and the speed of the catamaran that he managed to get back to the shore unaided and fast, just in time to be hospitalized and got life saving treatment.

2018 Europeans NOR published

The provisional NOR for the 2018 European Championships is published.  See http://www.a-cat.eu/en/ for further details.  

Please note - As declared in paragraphs 3.9 to 3.13
– competitors shall register and pay through their National Association
– all National Associations shall submit there entries by filling out the Collective Entry Form.

 

Dave Shaw wins NZL 2018 Nationals.

2018 New Zealand National Championships.

Held at Wakatere Boating Club, Narrow Neck Beach, 8th - 11th February, 12 scheduled races, 10 sailed.  Dave Haylock reports.

Day 1 - The whole regatta had strong winds predicted with likely the worst to be seen on day one.

The fleet numbers were down to 13 this year, some put off by the forecast and a few racing in other classes that weekend.

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