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LAURA DEKKER

Laura Dekker is the world-famous Dutch/New Zealand sailor who, at 16, became the youngest person ever to circumnavigate the world and made headlines worldwide. Laura has long been a big fan of MiniCat, the small, lightweight, inflatable sailboat. Laura is also a proud, long-term ambassador of our fabulous catamaran, MiniCat.

Laura first encountered MiniCat while stopping over in Panama during her epic voyage in 2009. She watched a small inflatable sailboat, MiniCat 310, being sailed and asked the MiniCat owner if she could try it herself. She loved it and very soon became the proud owner of MiniCat, which she kept stowed on her yacht, ‘Guppy,’ for fun sailing whenever she was at anchor.

Since then, she has collaborated with our MiniCat designer to design her version of the best-selling MiniCat 420 model, and together, we created the MiniCat 420 ‘Laura Dekker Special Edition.

MiniCat 420 Laura Dekker’ is an exciting high-tech Special Edition inflatable sailing dinghy. The design is based on our most popular portable sailboat, the MiniCat 420 Evoque, with additional use of carbon fiber items, a matt-finished frame, a twin-colored mast, an excellent eye-catching design of sail and jib, and a specially designed trampoline including an embroidered ‘Laura Dekker’ logo.

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