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CATAMARAN SAILING

Twenty years ago, a young, enthusiastic Czech sailor with a passion for windsurfing and small boat sailing had the idea to create a small, portable sailboat that would be easy to transport, truly affordable for all, and yet still give its users a great sailing experience.

He wanted to create a real sailing catamaran, not just a toy! It took him more than two years and hundreds of test sailing sessions with the first prototype boats to build the first real production-ready catamaran, but it was worth it.

Now, 20 years later, he can say he created a unique product that appeals to many sailing and outdoors enthusiasts and is sold worldwide. His name is Martin Horak, and he is the designer and the owner of the worldwide patent and the MiniCat sailboat brand.

MiniCat portable sailboat has rapidly become the world’s favorite and class-leading small catamaran in its category, offering the widest choice of models and colors, beating all potential competitors.

From the beginning of the MiniCat story, Martin joined forces with the European company ‘Moravian Exports s.r.o.’ (trading as MiniCat Worldwide), appointing them as the exclusive worldwide distributor for all MiniCat boats and custodians of the MiniCat brand. The company continues to grow and innovate annually and nowadays sells more than 500 boats a year via a network of over 30 official partners around the world.

Through the MiniCat dealer network worldwide, offering this unique, small sailing catamaran, the MiniCat community of sailors continues to grow. The boat can be seen sailing in countries as far as Brazil, South Africa, Peru, Australia, Japan, the Caribbean, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, and, of course, throughout Europe and the United States, and many more.

TESTIMONIALS

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…

LAURA DEKKER’S FOUNDATION

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…

LAURA DEKKER

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

MINICAT EVENTS

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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