Mini 650

A lot of research and development of sails

The force of All Purpose in the Mini 6.50 Class: dedicated involvement for over 13 years and the trust of competitors.
Due to the open nature of the class rules, a great deal of research and development goes into sails, fabric and shape.

All Purpose innovates constantly  in Mini 650 : Mini 650 is a laboratory for innovation in sailmaking.

The force of All Purpose in the Mini 6.50 Class: dedicated involvement for over 17 years and the trust of competitors.

With 2 Transats and numerous Mini 6.50 races to his name, Rémi Aubrun is a regular on the pontoons: "My involvement with the Mini 6.50 circuit is first and foremost for my own enjoyment. But I obviously dedicate time ashore to the design of the sails for my boat. This enables us to reinforce our presence on this circuit and to come up with new sails plans. For example, I worked on the development of a big convertible gennaker which I can hoist differently from the tack. It provided me with a big gennaker for light airs and a spinnaker for heavy airs!

The Mini 6.50 is an essential development platform for All Purpose.

For 17 years now, the loft has put in a lot of effort and maintained a close working relationship with competitors in this class, as they like experimenting with innovative solutions, sometimes even risky ones, to improve performance. 

Thanks to them, we have perfected the reefable spinnaker, we have manufactured lighter membranes (sometimes too light!), we have developed multi-purpose sails, and we have tested daring shapes and geometry.
The work undertaken in this wonderful class has in turn benefited other classes such as Class40 and IRC.
Many competitors have cut their teeth in the Mini 6.50 class before moving on to the Figaro, Class40 or IMOCA Open 60 fleets. ​ Young competitors come to All Purpose at the beginning of their careers and stay loyal to the sail loft when they switch classes.
Their results speak for themselves!

Results of All Purpose sails in Mini Transat 650:

  • Transat 2017 :
    Proto : 2
    Série : 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Transat 2015 :
    Proto : 1, 2, 5
    Série : 3, 4, 5 (6 bateaux dans le top 10)
  • Transat 2013 :
    Proto : 2, 4
    Série : 2, 3, 4 (9 boats in the top 10!)
  • Transat 2011 :
    Proto : 2, 3 & 4
    Série : 1, 3 & 4
  • Transat 2009 :
    Proto : 1, 2 & 4
    Série : 2, 3 & 4
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