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A Class Catamaran

A Class Catamaran

Did you know that the A-Class catamaran is the fastest single handed racing catamaran in the world? In fact it is arguably the world's fastest small sailing boat upwind? 'Never start upwind of an 'A' Class unless you plan to tack off!'

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Show news New Cat Event on Ullswater
The Ullswater Catamaran Challenge scheduled for September
Posted on 24 Jun
2021 A Class Cat Europeans cancelled
Travel and regional restrictions work against the organisers
Posted on 3 Jun
Stokes Bay Sailing Club Catamaran Open
Almost 50 cats entered despite a very bad weather forecast
Posted on 26 May
Stokes Bay Sailing Club Catamaran Open preview
Sailors eagerly anticipating the first big catamaran event of the season
Posted on 6 May
The Only Way Is Up!
After the year we've all been through we're all hoping this to be true
Posted on 4 Jan
WAXIT National Championship at Jervoise Bay
In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, a great idea was born
Posted on 4 Jan
To foil or not to foil?
That is the question
Posted on 15 Dec 2020
Humpybong Yacht Club WinterBash preview
Brisbane's WinterBash regatta attracts record fleet
Posted on 8 Jul 2020
Shooting the breeze with Glenn Ashby
Talking to Ronstan A-Cat sailors Stephen Brayshaw and Ben Moon
Posted on 28 May 2020
2020 A Class Cat Europeans and Worlds postponed
New event dates announced for 2021 events
Posted on 6 Apr 2020
Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg overall
Lightning fleet's David Starck wins the overall title
Posted on 17 Feb 2020
Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg day 2
Duncan's Melges 24 Team keeps perfect scoreline
Posted on 16 Feb 2020
The relentless pace of change
We speak to Kenny Read about developments at North Sails
Posted on 16 Dec 2019
A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA overall
Landenberger & Heemskerk crowned champions in style
Posted on 1 Sep 2019
A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA day 4
An early start for the Classic sailors
Posted on 30 Aug 2019
A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA day 3
PRO David Campbell-James keen to get the race numbers evened out
Posted on 28 Aug 2019
A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA day 2
Wind fills in for a while after a stop-start day
Posted on 28 Aug 2019
A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA day 1
A challenging start to say the least!
Posted on 26 Aug 2019
A Class Cat GBR National Championships
Jellyfish take their toll on rudders
Posted on 22 Aug 2019
Three weeks to go until the A Class Cat Worlds
All to play for at the WPNSA in this elegant and stylish catamaran class
Posted on 27 Jul 2019
A Class Catamarans in the East Coast Piers Race
Hero to Zero in 13 miles
Posted on 12 Jul 2019
Palm Beach SC Bullets Regatta preview
To be held on 16-17 November
Posted on 25 Jun 2019
European Spring A-Class Cat Championship
Two perfect sunny days on Lake Garda
Posted on 6 Jun 2019
2019 Spring European Championship day 1
Dutch sailor Mischa Heemskerk leads on Lake Garda
Posted on 1 Jun 2019
42nd Bala Cat Open preview
Looking set for a bumper turnout in this Catamaran Classic
Posted on 28 Apr 2019
10th Annual Miami Sailing Week
The largest spring regatta
Posted on 12 Mar 2019
Concours d'Elegance at the RYA Dinghy Show
A Class Cat combines cutting-edge design with humour to win
Posted on 2 Mar 2019
Ashby makes it ten in the A Class Catamaran
Ashby makes it ten in the A Class Catamaran
Posted on 27 Nov 2018
North Sails Weekly Debrief
A-Cat Breaking News, Route du Rhum Victories, US Sailing Hall of Fame, Client Testimonials
Posted on 24 Nov 2018
A Cat World Championship overall
The odd thing is, it's not usually like this here...
Posted on 24 Nov 2018
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A Class Catamaran UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Cats lined up at Ullswater
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The 2021 A Class Cat European Championships has been cancelled
© A Class Cat
A Class Cat during the Stokes Bay Cat Open
© Lotte Johnson / www.lottejohnson.com
Cam Farrah, A Class Foiling Catamaran - 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg
© Paul Todd / www.outsideimages.com
2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg - Day 2
© Paul Todd / www.outsideimages.com
2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg
© Paul Todd / www.outsideimages.com
2020 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta - Saint Petersburg, Florida
© Paul Todd/OutsideImages.com
WAXIT National Championship
© Kathy Miles
WAXIT National Championship
© Drew Malcolm
WAXIT National Championship
© Drew Malcolm
Fear of flying
© Rafal Czepulkowski
The A Class cat of today is a wonderful testament to the path of continuous development in multi-hulls with the full foilers reaching incredible speeds. In heading down this path, did they leave the broader base of support behind?
© Gordon Upton / DNA
World A Class Calendar postponed by one year
© Gordon Upton
A-Class Catamaran Foiling Class Winner Bruce Mahoney - 2020 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg
© Paul Todd / Outside Image
A-Class Catamaran fleet in action - 2020 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg
© Paul Todd / www.outsideimages.com
Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta
© Paul Todd/Outside Images
Grafham Cat Open 2019
© Nick Champion / www.championmarinephotography.co.uk
Grafham Cat Open 2019
© Nick Champion / www.championmarinephotography.co.uk
Grafham Cat Open 2019
© Nick Champion / www.championmarinephotography.co.uk
Open top Brit Tom Phipps (GBR) during the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com
Classic champion Andrew Landenberger (AUS) in the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com
Open Runner up, Dave Shaw (NZL) in the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
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Open champion, Mischa Heemskerk (NED) in the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com
Classic Great Grandmaster champion and runner up, Scott Anderson (AUS) in the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
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SailGP China Team skipper Phil Robertson (NZL) goes for a spin during the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
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Nils Palmieri looking for the finish during the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com
Race 7 in the Open fleet gets away cleanly on day 4 of the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com
Rafa Gomez ESP finishing after a near miss on the line on day 4 of the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com
Mischa Heemskerk showing superhuman powers on occasions and is leading on day 4 of the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com
Olympic and former class World Champion Scott Anderson AUS 31, and Enrique Cornejo reach the top mark on lap 1 race 1 of the Classics on day 4 of the A Class Cat Worlds at the WPNSA
© Gordon Upton / www.guppypix.com