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)

2011 worlds proposals

Dear A class sailors worldwide,
please find herewith enclosed copies of the applications of Denmark and Germany for the 2011 Worlds.

We have two good proposals, with a very attractive program and in two wonderful sailing areas.

These applications will be voted at the WGM 2009 in Belmont, Australia.
Every national class association can bring out her vote there by its chariman or delegate .
Regards
International A Class Association
Stefano Sirri – President

New IACA web site on-line

Hi to all a class sailors worldwide .

The new website is on line as you see. Its far from final yet, we are working on it .
it will be soon on the official domain www.a-cat.org
The site is build with a very user freindly content management system, so several webmasters all over the world, to be appointed by the IACA we be able to upload articles .

New Bimare V1

Bimare developed last winter the new V1 : the evolution of the succesfull XJ.

The V1 is the topof the range A-cat from Bimare , various small upgrades from the XJ :

-finer bows ,with keeping the volume rather low.
-slightly bigger strikerless mainbeam (high modulus carbon reinforced )
-glued beams on request
-new daggerboards, inwards canted.
-Bimast autoclaved carbon mast with great finish

The A class and history

The A-Class and a bit of History
About the A-Class
A-Class catamarans are the fastest single handed racing boats in the world.
Most other racing classes are one-design whereas the A-Class is a development class and as a result it has become a pure high-tech boat.

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