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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...