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A story
of passion

One adventure, 1000 excursions

It all started with Marion Excoffon’s idea;  a mad idea to create an inflatable dinghy that would bring the pleasure of sailing to everyone. A boat that would enable everyone to skipper their own escapades, and focus on the simple pleasure of sailing. An idea that meant everyone could hoist their sails for a day, an afternoon, an hour... on a whim or a fancy. At TIWAL, we call this an escapade. You can invent your own!

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MARION EXCOFFON

Co-Founder & Industrial Designer

490
skippers
6200
Tiwal escapades
45
countries love the Tiwal

Our latest
adventures

2017 US Annapolis Sailboat Show

2017 US Annapolis Sailboat...

January 03, 2018

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2016 US Anapolis Sailboat Show

2016 US Anapolis Sailboat Show

January 03, 2018

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Meet the Couch Sailors

Meet the Couch Sailors

November 22, 2017

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World Wide Travelers from California who brought a TIWAL with...

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When Dolphins play with the TIWAL!

When Dolphins play with the...

November 21, 2017

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Bear GRYLLS' Escapade

Bear GRYLLS' Escapade

October 30, 2017

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The whole experience is one of minimum fuss minimum rigging...

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TIWAL Cup 2017

TIWAL Cup 2017

May 20, 2017

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More than 80 participants came from all over the World to...

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 TIWAL on a yacht

TIWAL on a yacht

May 20, 2017

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The Former Captain of the Motor Yacht Grey Matters, talks...

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TIWAL CUP 2016

TIWAL CUP 2016

December 08, 2016

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The 2016 Edition was a great success!

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TIWAL Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls'
Escapade

“The whole experience is one of minimum fuss minimum rigging and maximum fun.”

It was very windy – blowing 35 knots. – and all the main sailing races had been cancelled, but this just seemed tailor-made for me. The dinghy would be fun to test in these conditions. And it Was ! The TIWAL 3 took off at a rate of knots. The last time I felt such a surge of raw power under sail was with Ellen MacArthur in In her Open 60 yacht Kingfisher. We bore away from the wind in a reach and experienced the surge of adrenaline and power as we just took off. Now, here I was in the TIWAL 3, and it was amazing ! I bore away too fast from the wind, the nose dipped – and wham – we pitchpoled like a catapult. But once I gured out that I had to really shift the weight back to stop the bow nosing into the waves, it was awesome, skimming and planing across the big sea more like a windsurfer than a sailboat. I loved it.

Winning
innovation
& design

TIWAL has already been around the world, winning over the public wherever it goes! This fresh breeze has brought awards in the four corners of the globe and its oceans.

Happiness
is for sharing!

Our sailboats are made with love, and we love hearing about them!
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