Joining the Band
What a WONDERFUL experience it was to get A Catting for my first time. Ben and Nan Hall were the most gracious hosts and event organizers, and I learned so much from Lars and all of the great people in the class. It was my first event, so I really just wanted to stay upright, be conservative, take transoms and keep the boat upright while I learn the footwork. I did all of that and had a blast getting around the course. These boats are something special – so balanced and fast. I had my own adventures (like most newcomers have) but nothing would kill my buzz after that weekend. Wes Wilcox from Harken (ex R&D head at Trek Bikes now helping us in product development at Harken) just bought one of Ben Hall’s used A Cats, so we’re going to do a LOT of training on Pewaukee Lake in the afternoons this summer to figure these bad boys out. We’re stoked. -Bill.