World ARC, LEG 1 Completed
14 Jan 2012 - Congratulations to all those that have completed or are about to complete the first leg of the world Arc St Lucia to the beautiful islands of San Blas, of the coast of Panama including Vessel Sapphire, a Discover 67 that had Parasailor USA's Jerry Twomey as crew.
02 Jan 2012 - January 2012 edition of Sail Magazine "...The sail's stability and the lift it generates maredly reduces a oat's tendency to yaw, pitch or broach under it, allowing a crew to cleat the sheet and steer by autopilot..."
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Just 6 weeks to go until the ARC start - order your Parasailor now!
09 Oct 2011 - Just 6 weeks to go until the start of this year's Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to St. Lucia (Caribbean). Every year, more than 30 skippers choose the Parasailor as the easy and safe to use downwind sail for the 2,700 mile passage in the tradewinds. If you are participating this year and haven't ordered your Parasailor yet, please hurry up and place your order asap to ensure on time delivery to Las Palmas. We'll see you there!
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Parasailor University @ The USA Training Center
Parasailor University is located at the USA Training Center in St Petersburg, FL. The video above will give you an idea at the level of training we provide and what you should expect when you join us at the USA Training Center. For more information click on the video above.
World Cruising Club / ARC
ISTEC is a proud member of the World Cruising Club, organizer of the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) and other cruising races. Read on to learn how ARC participants enjoy special customer service. Read more … World Cruising Club / ARC
ISTEC - The Downwind Company
ISTEC delivers innovative downwind sailing technologies. Invented and engineered in Germany, the Parasailor, ISTEC's flagship product, is the first ever downwind sail with an integrated, inflated airfoil. ISTEC's product range further includes the Parasail, another airfoil integrated downwind sail, the snuffing system Easysnuffer, and handy sail bags — true to ISTEC's mission: the Downwind Company.