The more docile of the two TIWALs, this is ideal yacht for pottering about in bays, anchorages and lakes to gain experience if relatively new to the sport. This is the ideal training yacht for absolute beginners.
Performance will depend on crew weight, skills, wind and wave conditions. As inflatable yachts, TIWALS will surprise you with their performance - they are manoevrable, sail upwind well, and in the right conditions they can exceed 10 knots.
IS THE TIWAL 2 SUITABLE AS AN OFF THE BEACH SAILBOAT TOO?
Yes, the TIWAL 2 is extremely simple to rig up and launch off the beach, also using the TIWAL trolley.
Can I mount an outboard on the back?
Yes, we are working on a mount which attaches to the transom. We have used an electric outboard which is ideal. Please contact me for further details.
Do ALL sails use the same mast?
Yes, all TIWAL products use the same mast. The top section of the mast is removable for the small sail.
Is it easy to lift the SAIL rig completely off the boat?
Yes. Undo the downhaul, vang, traveller and the knot on the mainsheet. Lift the mast off the boat.
WHAT DOES A TIWAL FEEL LIKE TO SAIL ?
The TIWAL 2 has a comfortable and grippy deck. It is a nimble little craft!
HOW EASY IS IT TO RIGHT AFTER A CAPSIZE?
The TIWAL is easy to right by pushing down on the centreboard and to climb aboard from the water with the low deck. After righting, it self-drains quickly.
HOW DO I ORDER mY TIWAL?
Call me or Click 'Enquire here' to email me. We may have an agent near you. Have the boat delivered to your door.
IS FINANCE AVAILABLE?
Yes, discuss your options with Melinda
Can I learn on a TIWAL 2?
Yes, the TIWAL 2 is great to learn on. It is stable and comfortable. For a less confident adult the TIWAL 3 may be a better choice because of the bigger deck and higher boom. Once you become familiar with sailing, either boat will suit.
How do I protect my TIWAL from the sun?
Keep it out of the sun as much as possible. Deflate slightly when left in the sun. Purchase the UV protection cover.
WHAT IS The warranty on a TIWAL 2?
THE TIWALS have a warranty of two years for private owners. One year for commercial owners.
WHAT IS THE ADVANTAGE OF A TIWAL 2?
Quicker to assemble, slightly lighter and smaller as storage/luggage.
Furling or Reefable Sail?
Wait for the next sailing opportunity by removing the boom ... and wrap the sail!
Reefable 6m to 4.8m
Bigger blokes OR kids can sail with this rig! Adjust the sail to the size you need before you go sailing.