The Spanish A Class Association announces the new race circuit created for the year 2.009 and follow.

This circuit has been created to have 5 big level regattas every year in Spain and to provide the Spanish A class Association a ranking with the top A Class sailors in Spain.

All the A Class sailors are invited to come to this circuit every year.

The 2.009 A Class regattas in Spain are the following:


Dear A class sailors worldwide ,

As many of you already noticed last season, a lot of discussion has going on about the 'curved boards' issue and the the hydrofoil rule in general .

During the World General Meeting at the Belmont A Class Worlds in January, the decision made was that the Hydrofoils Comission is in charge to provide the exact wording of a rule for a CLASS BALLOT according to our Constitution, Point 11.

A class Worldchampionship 2009 Preview

Right after Christmas, action is about to start at Belmont sailing club, Lake Mc Quarie, NSW, 2 hrs north of Sydney.
28-31 December the Australian Nationals are planned as a tune- up -series, 2-9 January the Worlds are scheduled.
Lake Mc Quarie is a well known location for championships.
Steady breezes between 8 and 15 knts are regular, combined with flat waters .
Ideal circumstances fort the lightweight high competitive A class catamarans .

5 time world champion and highest ranked favorite : Glenn Ashby (AUS)