ISTEC is a German company that delivers innovative sailing technologies. We are specialising in downwind sailing equipment, particularly downwind sails. Our flagship product is the Parasailor, the world's first wing-integrated spinnaker, designed especially for short-handed crews. We also offer the Parasail (a variant of the Parasailor), the snuffing system Easysnuffer, and sophisticated sail-bags.
ISTEC was established in 2004 as a spin-off of Swing Flugsportgeräte GmbH, the world's leading manufacturer of paragliders and related equipment. Based in Landsberied near Munich, Bavaria, ISTEC and Swing cooperate closely in research & development, purchasing, manufacturing, and administration.