WE ARE BACK ONLINE

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After a short holyday we are finally back online at full steam!! I must thank our creator … LeoV for his kind help and we both know we couldnt have done it without the help of Chris (our web guru) who will be now doing the maintenance of the forum!!! It is exiting to be …

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Forum Down

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Hi Everyone, I must sadly announce that the forum is down. After dealing with several bugs and problems and spending endless hours updating the forum an unknown problem is putting the site down every 2 weeks. The server claims is a foreign hacker attack or internal error. Unfortunately i have no time or budget to …

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Soft Wing Sails for Classe Mini 6.50

While no one doubts the performance benefits of wings, the obvious drawbacks of impracticality and higher cost has, so far, kept them away from Classe Mini sailing fleets. Advanced Wing Systems is planning to change this. Greg and his brother Patrick Johnston have developed a semi rigid reefable wing sail, Greg explains to us their …

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Richard Hewson going for the 2013 MT

After a successful Round the World Yacht Race campaign in 2011/12 Richard has his sights set on single handed sailing, his first objective is to win the 2013 Mini Transat Race across the Atlantic in these 6.5m high performance Yachts. Richard plans to race his mini RG 650 in the Mini Transat Race, & is …

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Mini Transpac on its way…

"MINI BOATS, MAXI RACE For the first time in the USA, a group of singlehanded sailors from all over the country are going to race from California to Hawaii aboard Mini-Transat boats – 21-foot ocean capable racers that are barely larger than the average suburban vehicle. The Singlehanded Mini Transpac will be held in July …

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Interview: Pip Hare view into the RG 650

Katabatic sailing has published an interview to Pip where she shares her view of the RG650. Pip I am assuming you have recovered from what was an extraordinary effort in Le Grand 8 race in the south of France last week on the RG 650? I think I really entered back into the land of …

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Taming the Beast

Pip Hare had a great adventure on board the RG 650 816 and after leading the pack finished in a very well earned 3rd place in the Series Solo class (remember the RG650 is still a proto till the 10th boat is built).   Enjoy her blog post to know what happened: Le Grand Huit …

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Double Result for the RG 650

The RG 650 had a great week on board of 816 Pip Hare achieved a 3rd place (series solo) in the Grand 8 race! On the other side of the world, 809 succeeded in the the Buenos Aires (Argentina) – Sauce (Uruguay) achieving a 1st place in the ORC double handed series and overall!! Proving …

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AIR: The new Spanish event in Valencia

AIR 2012 or Around Islands Race 2012 has been finally confirmed as part of the official races this year! The race is scheduled for September 28th in Valencia (Spain) just before the Mini Barcelona and leaving enough time in between to participate in both races! This new singlehanded category C event covers 300miles starting from …

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ARGO 650

Behind the scene … Fresh from the yard some pictures of the ARGO 650     www.arg650.com for more information.

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