Search results

  1. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    I agree with Simon . Great work from Raphael. Pretty amazing for a young guy building this boat and experimenting like he does. Chapeau Raphael ! If he really peaked 23knts, thats fast for an A ! Interesting. Should like to know if he uses asymmetric or symmetric foils. Looks like big...
  2. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    It is curious to see all the comments, and the conclusions that are made by people only based on a number of pictures. The A class is a development class , the coolest of them all , best sail area/vs weight/vs righting moment -single hander. So, just don't worry, trust the process. The class...
  3. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    to be accurate about the french nationals results : 5 races sailed: 2 races on day one : light winds 4-8knots ( flat down wind) : Mischa got an 5 and 25 in 70 boat fleet day two : 18-20 knts : two x 1st , but later one of them was an OCS.. day three : 20+ knts : 1st Just wait and see...
  4. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    two small previews.....
  5. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    stay tuned soon more on internet check catsailing news and DNA blog. flying DNA's controllable -simple-fast-class legal-the future is there already..... PJ
  6. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    Today we placed DNA 'edition 2013' at Boot Dusseldorf, Europe's biggest boatshow. We were invited by VDAC ( German A class Association) and DSV (Deutscher Segler Verbund) to show the boat at the 'Multihullplaza' stand together with an GC 32, Nacra 17 and a F 18, in Hall 15. The boat is rigged...
  7. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    The new boats are fitted with a strong SS rudder clip ( Nacra style ) for existing boats with plastic clips , these can be replaced by the stronger ones , or, as a more simple solution ; just add some spacer and pin or ring through the small hole in the rudder pintle to avoid the rudder...
  8. pieterjan

    new stuff in the a-class

    Hi Guys , The new J-board with wingtip can be inserted from the top, just like the standard daggerboards. New cases have such a shape, that in combination with the tapered J-boards it works . The top and bottom slots are exactly the same as on standard boards . The new sliders have more...




Top