2016 A-cat Worlds
The 2016 A-cat Worlds were held in Medemblik, The Netherlands from 18 to 24 June.
From the outset we knew it would be exciting at the very least. Facing a very strong fleet of sailors on competing platforms and us missing out on 3 top sailors at the last moment, we were afraid this would not be our year. And then one of our fastest customers on a new F1 platform unfortunately started off in the wrong fleet, leaving again less DNA contenders in the gold fleet.
DNA team rider Mischa Heemskerk kept calm and sailed a great event, scoring seven bullets. Mischa has demonstrated great personal skills as well the available performance of the new F1 A-cat and has won a well-deserved second A-cat World title. As the A-cat builder, we are very proud to have now provided the fastest platform 5 times in a row.
This is a result we had wished for but by no means had expected from the start. Cheers to everyone and we already look forward to the 2017 Worlds in Sopot, Poland.