Paradox First Race in Australia

"A great debut for Paradox in the hands of young Dave Parker who, despite being new to the boat and the venue, was giving the top guys a run for their money.
The main aim for us was to test the structure and systems of Paradox under race conditions.
We were closely monitoring the boat and foils to ensure all the loads are within design values and deflections are within predicted limits.

DNA 2013 Platform Updates

DNA has launched a new version of their daggerboards. A Class legal 'J' type board plus 'Landy' winglets are going to be offered for the 2013 Racing season. Along an upgrade kit for current DNAs, as the hull design has not been changed.

Next A-Class Worlds at Takapuna, New Zealand : February 2014

2012 was a great season, with +100 boats at the class major events: Europeans & Worlds. The Class builders are doing an excellent job offering several platform alternatives for all budgets, including home mades, and complete production series boats for 16,000Euros. The Rule Box continues to work really well as proven over again in every event.
Beyond global economy the class and the sailors are working hard, +100 boats in Europe & America is a strong sign and this effort will be a great base for the future.

New Arrow MKII

The Class continues to provide more alternatives and improved build development each year. Now Thilo Keller launchs the new Arrow MKII:
"New features
- Improved platform stiffness
- Slightly more volume for lightwind perfomance

The Arrow was always the stiffest boat available and now sets a new level. The boat is built in all carbon and hulls are built in honeycomb sandwich. It comes with approved boards and rudders.

A-Class Worlds 2012. A View from the Back , by Bob Griffits

2012 A CLASS CATAMARAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – THE VIEW FROM ONE OF THOSE BACK IN THE FLEET.
The organisers of the 2012 World Titles did a superb job and need to be thoroughly praised, particularly considering “The Gods of the Elements “did their best did their best to rain on the parade, and blow the whole thing away.

Focus on the Calendar

On a-cat.org we have an international A-Cat event calendar, and it holds a couple of nice features.

First of all you can view all events in one place, making it a bit easier to plan your season. Just over the calendar you can pick which countries you want to show in the calendar (as default all are shown). Be aware that you can pick multiple countries, if you fore instance just want to show your own country and the once near by.

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