Sports cats

I’ve decided, this summer : I’m going to start sailing sport cats again...

Published on 18 may 2017 at 0h00

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Going sailing is already a good thing, wanting to go fast on the water is even better, and sailing on a catamaran is brilliant. A completely subjective study carried out among our readers shows that the great majority of them had already sailed sport cats, more or less intensively. This same study also demonstrated that with advancing age, more and more of us only sail in a more...occasional manner!

But the good weather is returning, and it’s time for a bit of sport...  So, why not take advantage of them to have fun and rediscover the excitement of downwind legs on the trapeze? Especially as the incredible images of the new generation of catamarans with foils, capable of flying over the waves, haven’t left you indifferent. A dream which is now (almost) within reach! (See IFly 15, page 80)

So, shall we get started?

Several solutions can allow you to rediscover the simple but very exciting pleasure that only sport multihulls can offer you. The first and the simplest consists of hiring a good old sport cat with multicolored sails, which you can find on almost all of our holiday beaches. Whether at a holiday club or from a rental company on the beach, you will find a cat which will allow you to find your reactions again. But we have to admit that you will quickly become frustrated. Whether you decided to introduce your children or just discover or rediscover the pleasure of sailing, these boats are often old, sometimes with poor fittings, and ...

This article appeared in issue 154. To read the article in full, buy this issue individually

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