All Purpose designs sails for Class 40 with All Purpose innovations : Trilam® membrane and TPI or Trilam® Precontrain Isotrope, gennaker without anti twist torque rope.
The aim of Class40: to bring together talented amateurs and professionals in an atmosphere of conviviality and good racing
Now in its 15th year, Class40 has fulfilled this goal, partly thanks to the rigorous Class Rules which limit costs and keep the fleet relatively homogenous. There are a number of avenues to be explored, but the class wishes to maintain a fair balance between performance and accessibility.
Class40s race in all the major offshore races:
Route du Rhum, Transat Jacques Vabre, Global Ocean Race, Solidaire du Chocolat, Rolex Fastnet Race, Les Sables-Horta ..
All Purpose sails in Class40:
The research and development undertaken by the loft for the Mini 6.50s has found a new outlet in Class40.
Class40 benefits from All Purpose latest developments : Trilam® membrane and TPI or Trilam® Precontrain Isotrope, gennaker without anti twist torque rope ...
In 2019, All Purpose designs and manufactures special sails for the new Class40 with "scow" nose : Jorg Riechers and Ian Lipinsky.
Many former Mini sailors have stayed loyal to All Purpose:
Thomas Ruyant, Aloys Le Claquin, Tanguy de Lamotte, Stéphane Le Diraison, Pierre-Yves Lautrou, Cécile Poujol, Jorg Riechers, Luke berry, Ian Lipinsky.