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17 years ago a young enthusiastic Czech sailor had a passion for catamaran sailing and he got an idea to create a sailboat that would be easy to transport, would be affordable for wider public and would still give its users a great experience of sailing.

He wanted to create a real sailing catamaran, not a toy! It took him 2 years and hundreds of test sailing sessions from the prototype boat to the first real catamaran but it was worth it.

Now, 17 years later he can say he created a unique product that appeals to many sailing enthusiasts and is sold all over the world. His name is Martin Horak and he is the designer and the owner of the world-wide patent and the MiniCat boat brand.

MiniCat catamaran has quickly become the best catamaran sailing waters in its category and with the choice of models and colours put in a shade all its competitors.

From the very beginning Martin Horak linked with Moravian Exports, s.r.o. (trading as MiniCat Worldwide) who became the exclusive worldwide distributor for MiniCat boats. The company goes from strength to strength and now days sells well over 500 boats a year.

There are about 20 exclusive distributors and dealers around the world offering small sailing catamaran MiniCat and the boat can be seen sailing in countries as far as Brazil, Peru, Australia, Japan, Caribbean, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea and many more.

When we have a customer who is unsure about the purchase of MiniCat we ask him to read the MiniCat reviews. They speak for themselves. They help to make the decisions...

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The Laura Dekker World Sailing Foundation has been established to provide programs for young people to develop life skills like team work, self-confidence, responsibility, creativity, and leadership...

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Laura Dekker, the world famous Dutch/New Zealand sailor who at 16 became the youngest person to circumnavigate the world and made headlines worldwide ...

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There are over 2000 MiniCat catamaran sailboats now sailing around the world and with that amount of customers we felt that we need to have an annual ...

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