International A Class (radiosailing)
The International Radio A Class (RA) is a class of radio controlled sailing yacht used for competitive racing. It is a measurement controlled classes administered by the International Radio Sailing Association. The classes link with IRSA entitles the class to hold World Championships official recognised by the International Sailing Federation. A A-Class produce a classic looking boat similar to that of the full sized metre class with the rule based on loosely on the 5.5 Metre. Modern boats utilise the latest carbon fibre technology with boats weighing typically between 13 – 16 kg these are substantial yachts.
|Graham BANTOCK (GBR) Design Sword / Graham Bantock||Ken BINKS (GBR) Design Sword / Graham Bantock||Peter WILES (GBR) Design Sweet 9 / Roger Stollery|
Unofficial World Championships
Unclear of the status of these events as the International Radio Sailing Association only joined ISAF in the mid 90's.
1993, Knud So Lake Ry
|Derek PRIESTLEY (GBR)|
- International Radio Sailing Association Website
- ISAF A Class Microsite Website
- Uk A Class Series Blog Site