Tiwal 3: a small sailboat
that fits in your car's trunk

Stowed in the trunk of your car, the Tiwal 3 inflatable sailboat will take you on an ocean of nautical adventures.

The weekend promises to be sunny and you’re dreaming of a trip on the water? Are you vacationing by the sea and looking forward to tacking in that windy bay? Your Tiwal 3 is in the trunk of your car, so it’s okay, we’ll get you out on the water!


A compact daysailer, easily transported

In the trunk of a car or camper van, on the plane, the deck of a yacht or towed behind a bike.

Stored in its 2 bags, you can take the ten and a half foot Tiwal 3 anywhere, without a trailer, for an evening trip after work or during your holidays!

When not in use, it is discreet, can be tidied away in a closet or (small) corner of the garage.

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Intuitive and fast to assemble

Do you love boating but the time it takes to get on the water makes you queasy?

In 20 minutes, the Tiwal 3 can be assembled (and folded back down) alone, without tools or specialist knowledge, using clips and Velcro.

Cherry on the cake: maintenance is simply occasional rinsing.

Basically, a boat with no strings attached!

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Design & manufacturing

Innovative concept and premium manufacturing

Cutting edge materials, a rig reduced to the absolute minimum and a good touch of daring!

The Tiwal 3 is a revolution in the world of dinghy sailing and is the result of serious engineering and realization.

The frequently rewarded combination of an inflatable hull with an aluminum structure enables Tiwal 3 to have exceptional rigidity.

With over 900 boats sold, the Tiwal 3 is a tried and tested boat, made in France according to industry standards.

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Tiwal 3 Foldable Sailboat

Technical Specs

Mast: C50 carbon

Framework: anodized aluminium

Sails: Dacron and monofilm by North Sails (5.20 m² or 7 m²)

Blocks: Harken

Norms CE / Navigation class: D

Boat weight (empty): 50 kg

Max load: 200 kg

2 adults or 1 adult + 2 children

Max load on wings: 110 kg

Draft: 70 cm

2 carrying bags: 145 × 40 × 35 cm / 28 kg each

Length: 3.20 meters

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The thing was a blast. I couldn’t believe how well it sailed. You could have some serious enjoyment with this, especially in big breeze.”

Chuck Allen
2014 – Boat of the Year

press reviews

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

Bear Grylls

2014 – Boat International

“It tacks easily, points well […] The most fun is catching waves and having a bit of a surf, the wide hull and v-shaped underside planing easily and quickly.”
Sarah Ell

2016 – Boating New Zealand