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!

Small sailboat Tiwal 3
1100 +
units sold
Small Sailboat Tiwal 3

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!

Tiwal 3 sailboat transport in car's trunk

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.

Tiwal 3 foldable sailboat assembly

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!

Tiwal 3 sailboat parts focus
Tiwal Small inflatable sailboat sideview

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 1,600 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 Inflatable sailboat details

Tiwal 3 in action

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

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Tiwal 3 Surfing in Hawaii

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Sail with us on a Tiwal 3


Technical specs

Mast: 5 parts C50 carbon (16′ 1″)

Framework: anodized aluminium

Hull length: 10′ 6″

Sails: Dacron and monofilm
by North Sails (56 or 75 ft²)

Blocks: Harken

Boat weight (empty): 110 lbs

Max load: 440 lbs
2 adults or 1 adult + 2 children

Max load on wings: 1 adult / 242 lbs

Draft : 2′ 5″

2 carrying bags:
4′ 11″ x 1′ 4″ x 1′ 2″ / 62 lbs 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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“We were impressed by the ingenuity of the concept and the quality of the materials used, not to mention the adjustable sail, which adapts to the wind.”

Rita Orrell

2018 – Forbes

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Tiwal 3 inflatable boat