Tiwal 3 small sailboat

Your boat fits in your car's trunk

The Tiwal 3 small inflatable sailboat stows in the trunk of your car. It 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!

Vincent presents and assembles the Tiwal 3 small sailboat in video
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Small sailboat Tiwal 3
1100 +
units sold

Helm a real small sailboat

The Tiwal 3 is easy to handle  and is designed for enjoyment, for children and adults alike.

Versatile, it is in its element in salt or fresh water and can be sailed in all windspeeds, by a solo sailor or double handed.

Comfortable and secure for beginners, it is a lively and fast monohull with more athletic sailors seeking sensations and adventure.

Find out what it is capable of!

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.

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!

Innovative concept and premium manufacturing

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

The Tiwal 3 small sailboat 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 1,800 boats sold, the Tiwal 3 is a tried and tested boat, made in France according to industry standards.

Learn more about how it is made!

Tiwal 3 in action

Sporty Sailing with Tiwal 3 Sailboat
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Tiwal 3: Speed, Sail and Surf

Sailboat surfing in Hawaii
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Tiwal 3 Surfing in Hawaii

Come sail with us
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Sail with us on a Tiwal 3


Technical specs

Mast: 5 parts C50 carbon
(16′ 1″ / 4.90 m)

Framework: anodized aluminium

Hull length: 10′ 6″ / 3.20 m

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

Blocks: Harken 

Boat weight (empty): 50 kg

Max load: 200 kg
2 adults or 1 adult + 2 children

Max load on wings: 1 adult
242 lbs / 110 kg

Draught : 75 cm

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

Tiwal 3 compact sailboat hull design and dimensions


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

Boat International Magazine

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

Bear Grylls

2014 – Boat International

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“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

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Tiwal 3 inflatable boat