Connect to Sailing Partners http://www.sailing.org/connecttosailing/index.php Topper International and Hobie-Cat have a range of Catamarans tailor made to suit the training environment.
Topper International are well known for their dinghy range but also produce a large range of catamarans which come under the umbrella name Topaz. The Topaz 14 catamaran is the most recent addition to the Topaz range. It has been adopted by the French Sailing Federation who are the acknowledged authority on cat sailing with significant fleets developing in France. The Topaz 14 was awarded the prestigious Voiles et Voiliers Coup de Coeur at the Paris Boat Show and Yachts & Yachting recognised the quality of the 14 in their boat test. For more information please visit http://www.toppersailboats.com/.
Hobie were the second Connect to Sailing partner to come onboard with ISAF and since then have been heavily involved with the programme and are supporting its goals into the future. Hobie often have training programmes for specific classes and try to have them at the same time as their championships. The last one was at the Hobie European Championship at Lake Como at the beginning of August. For more information on this and on other initiatives that Hobie are planning and how they can support your MNA develop, go to http://www.hobie-cat.net/.
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For more information on the rest of the Connect to Sailing Partners please visit www.sailing.org/connecttosailing/partners.php.