Italy: Helmut Stumhofer wins at Siracusa

PRESS RELASE sent by Pier Faccin / Italian Assoc. Remember new 2015 Punta Ala Worlds web url is:
Siracusa, March 23rd, 2015

Siracusa (SR): Helmut Stumhofer wins the Cat A Italia National Race, organized by the sailing club Ortigia.
The sailing club Ortigia organized the first National Race, which was held last weekend in Siracusa and, very surprisingly, the podium was conquered only by German helmsmen.

NSW Sate Championships 2015: Steve Brewin 1st , Report by Bob Griffits

As always complete & detailed by Bob Griffits & the Australian Assoc /

"The NSW A Class Championships were held over the weekend of March 21st and 22nd, straddling the Southern Hemisphere's Autumn Equinox. 26 boats from New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria, converged to the South Lake Macquarie Sailing Club to compete in a proposed 7 race series.

Sail North Carolina 2016: US Assoc Worlds bid

US Association & SAIL NC through its Chairman, Peter Johnstone have placed a bid to host 2016 Worlds at SAIl NC, where the 2014 North Americans were held. Located near the Outer Banks the place offered great sailing conditions and near by surfing sessions at the local breaks.
Images left and video below of the 2014 NAs at SAil NC by Ocean Images.

Below letter by Peter , Bid document attached at the end of the post.
Dear Landy & IACA Board:

"SAIL NC would like to host the 2016 International A-Class World Championship in Manteo, North Carolina.

2015 Worlds @Punta Ala will be Open, not entry limits.

Dear Presidents,

The official web site of the WC 2015 is now

The championship is OPEN, it means there are no limit about numbers of entries, and in case of more than 120 boats, the fleet will be split into two different.

NOR Link
That's the reason of the NOR point 4, because the organization must to know the number of boats in advance.

Swiss Assoc present at Suisse Nautic expo

Suisse Nautic 2015 report

The SACA was present at the Suisse Nautic exhibition which took place in Bern from 18th to 22nd of February. Thanks to the engagement of the "Scheurer & Caviezel Team" and a bunch of dedicated volunteers, we showed our favourite boat in a spectacular setup.

Many visitors looked at the flying boats on the screen, asked questions, wanted to touch the foils, and in general showed great interest. I hope we will see some of these sailors joining our class sooner or later.

Ronstan A-Cat Midwinter Championships 2015: Day 1, Woody Cope leads

Report by Bailey White
Full results at

The attitude and comradeship in the US fleet is to admire, floating, foiling, latest tech and lots of custom builts racing and enjoying together beyond any other consideration.
Having Woody Cope leading with 3 bullets out of 3 races with a full floating Nikita it's even a better scenario.