2011 NZADCA National Championships

National Championships
21st - 24th April 2011
Another first for Kerikeri Cruising Club
From regular racing on smooth lakes to choppy seas and variable winds -
"different" as Tom Block stated "this is much more real, testing
our skills on an ever-changing ocean".
Nineteen skippers on Day One experienced Cat racing in the Bay of
Islands; three competitors from as far south as Wanaka and Christchurch, nine
from Auckland, an entry from Dargaville and the six local boats from
Kerikeri. The current NZ National Champ

Vele di Pasqua 2011

23rd to 25 th of April at the easter weekend the classic European season opener for the A class is planned.

Easter is quite late this year, so enough possibilties to do some training regatta's ahead . We expect a good big fleet of at least 80 boats . Organisation is in the hands of the well known Congrega Velisti Cesenatico
see the links for the Notice of Race .

Australian nationals 2010/2011

The quiet Queensland lakeside village of Boreen Point, on the shores of Lake Cootharaba will take on a busy ,and International ambience during the first week of January, when a fleet of between 70 and 80 A Class Catamarans compete in their National championships.

German Nationals 2012

The beginning of September the German Championships were sailed of the coast of Scharbeutz in Northern Germany. 35 Boats from 5 different countries battled for the title.
First place was taken by Sjoerd Hoekstra from the Netherlands after winning the last 3 races on Sunday and 5 races in total.

Dutch nationals 2010

A-class sailing is beginning to get quite popular in Holland. It’s probably too early to state that the introduction of the DNA is causing a hype but fact is that it gives the class a certain buzz. In Hellevoetsluis there were 48 boats from 6 countries at the start.
Conditions were very windy, up to 24 knots on the last day, and flat water behind the dike which separates the lake Haringvliet from the North Sea.


The Spanish Nationals where held in La Manga del Mar Menor from the 9 to the 12 of September 2010.
9 races were sailed with winds from 6 to 12 knots and 28 A class fleet were present.

Friday 3 races was sailed with winds from 6 to 10 knots. Very shifty and tricky conditions.

Gustavo Doreste was the best sailor in these conditions with an 2-1-1. Micky Hammer was second and Manuel Calavia 3º.

Saturday 3 races was sailed with winds from 10 to 12 knots. Manuel Calavia carried out a 1-2-1 and Gustavo Doreste a 4-3-9.

World Championship 2010 Cesenatico Italy

26 th of june to 3rd of July the heat is on in Cesenatico.

A very styrong fleet of 100 pre qualified competitors of 17 different countries will fight for the title .
Among them many past world champions , olympic medellists and national champions .

Congrega Velisti Cesenatico is the well known host of this Worlds .
Measurements and practice is scheduled in the weekend , from monday the 28th racing is scheduled .