The Love Boat

Photo: Larry Mayne
Ad for May 1999

Michael Katz has a new love.  Ahava, which means love, is Michael’s new WylieCat 48.  And the catboat in its elegant simplicity is easy to love.

Ahava’s 70-foot unstayed carbon mast is truly elegant.  But for the sailmaker, the design of the sail is anything but simple.  It requires an acute understanding of the catboat’s special characteristics and a sensitivity to the behavior of a free-standing mast.  This is Michael’s third catboat and each has been powered by a carefully designed and meticulously crafted Pineapple sail.

Pineapple Sails’ specialty is special sails for special boats.

Boats just like your boat.  Give us a call


Click here to view a short photo essay the construction and use of this sail.


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