“You might get a little wet,” Malcolm Gefter says. “But it will be possible for each of you to foil from the helm on your first go.” He watches his 35-foot trimaran stream across the horizon, hovering 3 or 4 feet above the water with plumes of spray spitting from its rudders. We’re chasing them […]
DNA A Cat has a history of leading designs. DNA started mass-producing A-cat catamarans in January 2010. Producing the boat in the autoclave with pre-preg and nomex made the boats so robust and reliable that the limits of sailing them got pushed further. Resulting in the boats being able to fly. The design Philosophy behind the F1X. […]
DNA Performance Sailing (DNA) is happy to announce Mischa Heemskerk as the new Director of the company. Lelystad – November 2018 – Mischa Heemskerk is a three-time World Champion, multiple vice-world Champion foiling multihull sailor. He’s been part of the DNA family for years, not only as a sailor, but also as a DNA Development […]
DNA Performance Sailing B.V. (DNA) will be presenting the new TF10 foiling trimaran at the 2018 Newport International Boat Show that takes place from September 13-16. Dutch beer brewer Heineken sponsors DNA’s participation at the show. One TF10 will be moored at Dock N-10 and another TF10 will be available for live foiling experiences. A […]
Only five races could be completed at this European championship. Tough and tricky course conditions for everyone without a doubt. Glenn Ashby came out as the winner on the new F1x with updated foils – Ashby design, which are now standard on our F1x. Mischa Heemskerk had two bad races and finished 6th overall. We […]
Dash to your local shop for the latest Multihuls World edition (#160) for a nice review of the TF10!
The third TF10 is now on it’s way to Newport, RI, USA and expected to arrive around the same time as the Volvo Ocean Race teams for their stopover. Should be good fun to chase some VOR 65’s when they come in! This summer is bound to see some action-packed racing in Rhode Island. With the clients getting […]
We are very happy to finally share the details of our new F1x A-cat! In essence, it is a comprehensive update to the original F1 A-cat introduced in the spring of 2016. So, two years have passed since the introduction of the F1 and this is the first update. Mischa, PJ and lead engineer Niels shot […]
We are excited to see another TF10 being shipped. This boat, named ‘Fearless Girl’ has nice blue touches and will soon sail in Newport, RI, USA. Below pictures show the next TF10 already lined up for fitout, and we expect to ship that TF10 in a few weeks from now.
It is the end of February. An Eeasterly wind brings a Siberian weather system to our region -nicknamed Beast from the East- and causes chaos and disruption across Europe. Hundreds of flights are cancelled. Trains break down. Motorists find themselves stuck on highways and trapped in frosty conditions. The big chill freezes canal, ponds and lakes. People […]