Most sailors dream of building their own boat. What would it look like? How would it sail? What crazy appendages could I add? Very few ever realize this dream. One group of engineering students, however, has built two C-Class catamarans before most graduated college. Hailing from the École de Technologie Supérieure in Montreal, this group traveled to Florida to put their second-generation C-Cat through the paces at Foiling Week Miami. Meet the team behind the Rafale project.

Learn more about Rafale II and the team’s future plans.

RECOMMENDED

Inspiration

Ask A Rockstar: Rome Kirby

Rome Kirby is one of the best sailors of his generation. He’s leading a talented team of young

Inspiration, Invaluable Advice, Video

Ask A Rockstar: Jason Waterhouse

Olympic Medalist Jason Waterhouse seems to be everywhere these days. Last week, he was on the podium at

Regatta, Video

Harken Youth International Match Racing Cup

The next generation of match racers is active, passionate, and ready for battle. The Royal New Zealand Yacht

Inspiration, Video

Ask A Rockstar: Kinley Fowler

Kinley Fowler worked his way up to rockstar status. After years of successful racing, his professional career was


What exactly is a Blockhead? If you are totally obsessed with how to rig and sail your boat, you might already be one! Join the community of Blockheads to learn more about the sport, engage with others and share sailing experiences. This site serves as the hub for Blockheads globally, where you can discover how to join, media, tips and tricks, contests, and events. This program is all about YOU and we want to hear from everyone! Not seeing something? Your feedback is crucial, feel free to shoot us a comment or message.