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 class is a designated IRSA International class entitled to hold World Championships officially recognised by the International Sailing Federation. A RA class of boat is a classic looking boat similar to that of the full sized metre class. The RA class rules are loosely based on the 5.5 Metre. Modern boats utilise the latest carbon fibre technology with displacements typically between 13 – 16 kg, making them 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