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  • NOR – Queensland State Titles Sail Brisbane Humpybong Yacht Club Good Friday 18th April – Easter Sunday 20th April 2014 Including AIADCA 2014 Queensland Championship NACRA 2014 Queensland Championship Cobra 2014 Queensland Championship Organising Authority: Humpybong Yacht Club in conjunction with Yachting Queensland Click Here to visit the event NOR Page
  • Elwood A Class Open Lightning Championship 2014 Notice of Race:  Elwood A Class Open Lightning Championship 2014 Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th April 2014 Notice of Race: http://www.a-cat.org.au/?attachment_id=1441 Entry Form: http://www.a-cat.org.au/?attachment_id=1442 Sailing Instructions: http://www.a-cat.org.au/?attachment_id=1443 Club Website:  http://www.elwoodsc.com
  • The 2014 World A Class Championships – Day 5 Day 5 Race 9 and Overall Championship results. The sailors left the beach for an 11am start but due to light winds the race committee delayed the race instructing sailors to return to the beach. After a short while a light sea breeze of 6 knots started to develop, peaking to 10 knots for the final leg ...
  • 2014 A Class Championships, Takapuna, NZ. Day 3 – NZ Nationals 8 February After 2 days cancelled racing, and a long day out on the water, the National series was completed today. 2012 London Olympic silver medalist and 2013 World and European Champion in the Olympic 49er skiff, Peter Burling is the 2014 National A Class Champion. The result was handed to ...
  • The 2014 World A Class Championships – Day 4 Day 4 A Class Catamaran World Championships – A’s Away with the Birds! Wind conditions were about 10 knots for both races. Many of the sailors were forced to sail through a couple of thousand, of what were thought to be, Petrels sitting on the course. Glenn Ashby (Aus) had a good day with ...
  • The 2014 World A Class Championships – Day 3 Day 3 – 2014 A Class Catamaran World Championships. Carnage, Cartwheels and Chaos! Wind strength today for both races today was between 18 – 20 knots. The upper limit for A Class racing is 22 knots so it was a day of carnage, cartwheels and chaos! On the Team NZ front: Glenn Ashby (Aus) dominated ...
  • The 2014 World A Class Championships – Day 2 Day 2 2014 A Class Worlds – Explosive Action! Race 3’s wind conditions were 15 to 20 knots. Nathan Outteridge provided explosive entertainment when his ‘Exploder’ cartwheeled on the first down wind leg, resulting in him coming 17th. Results were; 1st Glenn Ashby, 2nd Peter Burling and 3rd Blair Tuke. Race 4’s wind conditions were 10- ...
  • The 2014 World A Class Championships – Day 1 Conditions for the first day of racing in the 2014 A Class Catamaran World Championships were a little on the light side, with around 6- 10 knots of wind. Overall race results; seven times A Class World champion Glenn Ashby (Aus) had a great day ‘in his office’ with a first and a 2nd and ...
  • The 2014 New Zealand National and World A Class Championships The 2014 A Class Catamaran Championships are being hosted by the Takapuna Boating Club, Auckland, New Zealand. The 2014 New Zealand National and World A Class Championships are guaranteed to be an exciting competition over the next couple of weeks if the conditions are amenable here in warm and laid back Takapuna! The A Class Catamaran ...
  • GLENN ASHBY WINS HIS 10TH AUSTRALIAN A CLASS CATAMARAN TITLE. Glenn Ashby extended his overall winning margin in the final race of the Australian A Class Catamaran Championships, held at the St Leonard’s Yacht Club , on Port Phillip Bay to secure an outstanding 10th Australian Championship in the class Race 9 was sailed in a fresh 18 knots of wind. Ashby placed second, and Brewin who had challenged ...
  • Nationals Race 9 Wrap up After holding the sailors on the shore for 3 hours waiting for the wind to build and settle, PRO Ian Johnson went into the starting procedure at 1300 hrs. With Glenn Ashby’s 10th Australian title firmly in the bag the race was on for third place between Brayshaw and Benson. At the first gate Ashby ...
  • Nationals Race 8 report Race 8 started at 2 pm with a very pleasant 12-15 knot Southerly which had settled in over lunch. Another clean start which saw a close battle at the first and second gates between Ashby and Brewin. Virtually a dead heat through the second gate which saw Ashby go right to the shore and Brewin ...
  • Nationals Race 7 report Race 7 set for 12-14 knots breeze which unfortunately dropped to a variable 7-10 knots during the race which saw some periods as low as 5 knots. Steve Brewin started about 2.5 minutes late due to issues getting off the shore. This did not impact him however as the adrenalin worked in his favour and took ...
  • Ashby Leads 2014 Australian Nationals Glenn Ashby leads Australian International A Class Catamaran National Titles. After an hiatus of two years due his Team New Zealand America’s Cup commitments, Glenn Ashby has returned to sail in A Class Catamarans. After six races, he leads the Australian National Championship, by one point, from Steve Brewin, his perennial sparing partner. Sailing conditions have been in the light to ...
  • Australian Nationals Day 2 Report Day 2 saw another 3 races held. The first race (race 4) of 2 laps was held in 6-8 knots which at times dropped to 4 then the wind swung necessitating a course alteration. Glenn Ashby led for most of the race to record his 3rd win of the series from Chris Cairns, Steve Brewin, Graeme ...
  • Australian Nationals Day 1 Report Day 1 started waiting for wind to build. Eventually started race 1 at 1300 after 2 general recalls and a black flag start with 6-8 knots dying during race. Race shortened at second gate. First place Steve Brewin followed by Glenn Ashby, Chris Cairns, John Richards, Jack Benson. A protest has been lodged against Chris ...
  • MUSTO Victorian Championships & Victorian Presidents Cup Results 2014 Congratulations to Adam Beattie for taking out his first Victorian Championship, beating the current title holder, Steve Brayshaw. Racing was reduced to 7 heats of 2 laps each in order to get the series in due to adverse weather conditions. Saturday saw a 12 knot breeze gradually die out to 2 knots during the 4th race. Brayshaw ...
  • Notice of Race – 2013-2014 NEW SOUTH WALES A Class Championships Kurnell Catamaran Club November 16th & 17th 2013 Kurnell Cat Club and the AIADCA as the organising authorities, invite entries to compete in the 2013-2014 New South Wales A Class Championship to be conducted by Kurnell Cat Club. For complete details of the event and entry form please Click Here Event ENTRY FORM
  • Notice of Race – 2013 McCrae Catamaran Championship Incorporating the 2013 Yachting Victoria Catamaran Championships McCrae Yacht Club Saturday November 9th – Sunday November 10th 2013 Click the following link to read the Poster for this event Event POSTER For complete details of the event and entry form please Click Here Event ENTRY FORM
  • Notice of Race – 2014 Australian A Class Championships 2014 Australian A Class Championships St. Leonards Yacht Club and Motor Squadron Saturday December 28th 2013 – Friday January 3rd 2014 Australian International A-Division Catamaran Association Inc (AIADCA), in conjunction with St. Leonards Yacht Club and Motor Squadron Inc. invite entries from A-Division Catamaran Sailors to compete in the 2014 Australian International A-Division Catamaran ...
  • Notice of Race “MUSTO 2014 Victorian A Class Championships” Elwood Sailing Club 2nd – 4th November 2013 Elwood Sailing Club and the AIADCA as the organising authority, invite entries from Australian International A Division Catamaran Association to compete in the 2013-2014 Victorian A Class Championships to be conducted by Elwood Sailing Club. Marine Clothing and Apparel company MUSTO have agreed to sponsor the class for the Victorian Championships and will ...
  • Ready for a Big “Summer of A Class” Now is time to think of the program for this coming summer. The Victorian Titles will be held over the Melbourne Cup Long Weekend in November 2-4 2013. Elwood Y.C. will host this event. The Nationals will be held at St. Leonards, Victoria from Dec 28th 2013 to Jan 3rd 2014. The 2014 Worlds will be held in Auckland N.Z. ...
  • 2013 Darwin Nationals all wrapped up Congratulations to Jack Benson who returned home from Europe in time for the first race (although tired and weary). The racing went down to the 12th race before Jack finally won from Dave Brewer on a count back with 5 wins to 4. Other heat winners were Wayne Mercer, Dave Parker and Graeme Parker. The racing ...
  • WRAP UP 2013 EUROPEAN CHAMPIOSHIPS FINAL SUMMARY, 2013 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP. Steven Brewin sailed an outstanding series to clearly win the 2013 European Championships for A Class Catamarans in Barcelona. The Championship was his at the end of race 8, after 4 days of racing. He was able to sit out the ninth race on the final day, whilst several others fought ...
  • THIRD DAY, EUROPEANS THIRD DAY, EUROPEANS. Six of the proposed nine races have now been completed, and the signs are good that we will be able to have a complete series, which would mean two throw out races. Day three was a day of changing fortunes for many, as the lighter winds (5 to 8 knots) blew no good for ...
  • DAY 2 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS SECOND DAY 2103 EUROPEANS. The second day of racing was held under beautiful sunny skies, with an 8 to 12 knot southeast wind. Once again, the seaway was someone Lumpy. Multiple start attempts, which invariably feature the black flag, have become standard procedure at this regatta. The form guide is starting to tighten after races with Steve Brewin leading the ...
  • DAY 1 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 1 RACING, EUROPEAN A CLASS CATAMARAN CHAMPIONSHIPS. The first two races were successfully completed yesterday, in the waters off Barcelona, Spain. Racing commenced under grey skies, which later cleared to a beautiful sunny day, with wind settling in at about 12 to 15 knots. A current from the north, which combined to kick up a rather ...
  • NOR/ENTRY WANGI JUNE REGATTA     Zhik Winter Regatta    8th & 9th of June 2013       The Wangi Club will host its annual Winter Regatta on the Saturday & Sunday of the June Long Weekend, proudly sponsored once again by Zhik.                Seven races will be held over the 2 days for the following invited classes:    OKs   Moths  Contenders     29ers   Tasars  A Class Cats       Entries will be taken at ...
  • Darwin Social Program Attached is the weekly activities for Darwin Nationals. As you can see there will be plenty of parties. Still time to get there. Contact Storm if you want help with transporting.2013 A Class Nationals Week OverivewV3
  • AUSTRALIAN A CLASS CAT WINTER PLANS AUSTRALIAN A CLASS CAT WINTER PLANS. With the sun bidding adieu to the Southern Hemisphere, and relentlessly making its way north to somewhere around the Tropic of Cancer, you would normally expect the Australian A Class fleet to be in some form of catatonic hibernation . But for 2013, the normal sleepy winter down time will ...