Musto Skiff

Timeline of the  MUSTO Skiff (View the history page)

1999 World Sailing Brief on "Olympic Singlehander Project" I believe the original letter is in the class history section
1999 Design by Joachim Harprecht in Kiel, Germany - I'm sure I've got a photo of the mad looking German scientist
1999 Prototype in plywood Again, we've got an image of the boat sailing in Garda
1999 Nigel MUSTO found the prototype at Hanseboot Show. I'm sure we can have an official MUSTO photo of Nigel
1999 Devoti Sailing invite Joachim and Gabriel to UK to build the first prototypes I think we have images of this
1999 Design officially named MUSTO Skiff
2000 World Sailing Evaluation Event Sadly, I don't actually think we've got any images of this, but I might be able to find the World Sailing invite if we don't have it already...
2000 Prototype taken to the London Dinghy Show
2000 Ovington Boats become project partners
2000 Class passes CE certification
2000 International dealer network set up, using existing Devoti and Ovington dealers, plus some new sailors who became dealers
2001 Great Britain class association founded
2001 MSCA formed
2001 First Europeans at Fraglia Vela Malcesine
2001 First woman sailor
2002 International class website launched. Producing a more professional site, plus e-newsletter etc
2003 Yahoo group started, which became International forum as technology allowed
2003 First stages of the Pimp my skiff section on website launched
2003 Worlds first use of a class sailor survey
2004 First official class training
2005 First North American Championship
2005 First boats in Australia
2005 Class Forum replaces the Yahoo Group
2006 World Sailing Recognised Class status attained
2007 First World Championship
2007 Ovington Boats take over distribution from Devoti Sailing (UK)
2007 World Sailing International Class status attained
2007 Light Skiff Prototype
2007 Australian class association founded
2007 Swiss class association founded
2008 Austrian class association founded
2008 German class association founded
2008 K16 Stenhouse coaching DVD launched
2010 First non UK class chairman
2010 EuroCup Series starts
2011 First non-European World Championships
2011 Class promotion video
2011 International sailor and fleet locator launched (Google maps)
2011 First Kieler Woche participation
2012 First 100+ Boat World Championship held at WPNSA.
2013 Dedicate website for South Africa launched
2013 Sail Number 500 sold

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