2015 Corsair Rendezvous & Nationals Update #1

  NATIONALS INTRO  I  RESOURCES  I  ATTENDEES  I  RENDEZVOUS INFO  I  ONLINE REGISTRATION_________________________________________________________________________________________________ Planning is moving ahead for the 2015 Corsair Rendezvous & Nationals, which will be held April 28 - May 3, 2015. The organizing committee is in the process of finalizing the details for the rendezvous and racing and are currently working on making the necessary arrangements for the festivities! Below is a list... Read More »
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Corsair Clinic December 6th, San Diego Bay 2014

Get HOT ROD Certified! Want to rip around the bay on a Corsair 24? This one-day Corsair clinic will get you up to speed, so you'll be able to charter the Corsair 24 in the West Coast Multihull fleet. A crash course in trimaran sailing. minus the crashing. Attendees must be certified through ASA 104. Clinic will be held on December 6, 2014 from 10:00am - 4:00pm, starting and ending at West Coast Multihulls' home base, Sunroad Marina. For full clinic details, please click here: CLINIC DETAILS >> Read More »
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WCM Regatta & Parade of Lights Party San Diego Bay 2014

Come on out all Corsair owners! Join West Coast Multihulls for this end-of-year celebration on Sunday, December 14, 2014! Festivities begin with the Skippers meeting Sunday morning at Sunroad Marina. if you bring an appetizer to share, WCM will provide you with dinner: a grilled tri-tip - yum! BYOB – but water and sodas will be provided. Watch the parade of lights with your whole family from the safety of Sunroad's front yard, and enjoy a sleep over at one of San Diego’s most luxurious marinas!... Read More »
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Recap of the 2014 Buzzelli Multihull Rendezvous

With a smile on my face and my Corsair behind me, I pulled into my driveway at 2 am Monday morning after a 9 hour drive home from the Buzzelli Multihull Rendezvous in Sarasota, Florida. The “Buzzelli”, named after the late Bob Buzzelli an avid multihull sailor, has grown out of the first Stiletto Catamaran Nationals 35 years ago into a well-attended 3 day weekend of racing for multihulls of all kinds. And an eclectic group of sailor including the occasional eccentric! The Buzzelli is held every... Read More »
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Development Update #1 on the Pulse 600

News straight from our factory... Development of the Pulse 600 is progressing really well. We now have the hull mould 100% complete with the first hull part inside. We also have the beam moulds complete with the first set of beams just about to be joined. We are currently working on the deck plug within the hull mould on which we will then make the female deck mould.   In this update we look at making the float plug & mould:     First, the float mould is shaped using CNC cut frames.... Read More »
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Join us for the 2014 Buzzelli Multi Hull Rendezvous

The Buzzelli Regatta will be held next week, October 17-19, 2014, in Sarasota, Florida hosted by the Sarasota Sailing Squadron. This event features 3 days full of sailing events and there are currently 13 Corsair trimarans registered to race!  See information below, or check out the 2014 Buzzelli Regatta website >> Some Helpful Links: 2014 Buzzelli Regatta website >> NOTICE OF RACE >> CURRENT REGISTRANTS >> REGISTER ONLINE >> Schedule of Events for the 2014 Buzzelli Regatta: Thursday, Oct 16th:... Read More »
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The 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race

The Rolex Middle Sea Race is a highly rated offshore classic, often mentioned in the same breath as the Rolex Fastnet, The Rolex Sydney – Hobart and Newport-Bermuda as a “must do” race. The Royal Malta Yacht Club and the Royal Ocean Racing Club co-founded the race in 1968 and 2012 will be the 33rd Edition. Save for a break between 1984 and 1995 the event has been run annually attracting 25 -30 yachts. In recent years, the number of entries has risen sharply to 78 boats thanks to a new... Read More »
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Sad Day for "Transit of Venus" Corsair 37

Today I spoke with Corsair 37 owner Rick Waltonsmith for an update on plans following the Pacific Cup: “So this is not good news to share about Transit of Venus. My Corsair 37, the first multihull to complete the Pacific Cup, is a loss. The trimaran hit an unknown object in the middle of the night, at about 10 knots, while returning from Hawaii to Oakland after this race. The crew was rescued, Captain Marc Gounard, crew Arnie Thompson and Tom McCauley are now safe aboard a cargo ship that's... Read More »
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Everything you need to know about the 2014 Annapolis Boat Show!

Fly, drive, or sail to the Annapolis Boat Show!  October 9-13, 2014 sailors from all over the world will gather in historic Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Sailboat Show. This renowned boat show is an internationally acclaimed sailboat show and is the largest and oldest in-water sailboat show in the world! Sailors and sailing fanatics will have the opportunity to see brand new models first hand, that have not yet hit the market! Sailing experts and industry representatives will be... Read More »
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Multihulls invited to the 2014 Poco Loco Bay Race

Multihull sailboats are invited back to this year's Poco Loco Bay Race! The race will be held on Saturday, September 27 in Rariton Bay, NY and hosted by The Richmond County Yacht Club in honor of past member, Richie O’Connell, who passed away in 2001 from complications with Juvenile Diabetes. The entrance fee also includes 2 party tickets. ALL proceeds from this race will be donated to the Staten Island Chapter of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The entry fee is $100 and registration... Read More »
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The 2014 Newport International Boat Show

If you are a boat fanatic, this is one you don't want to miss out on! Held annually at the historic Newport Harbor in Newport, Rhode Island, the Newport International Boat Show showcases a vast selection of both powerboats and sailboats from around the globe. There will be an extensive selection of marine equipment, services and accessories available to all visitors, not to mention the vast amount of marine knowledge you can gain from visiting with the boating experts there. Never-before-seen... Read More »
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Le Grand Pavois, International Boat Show at La Rochelle

You wouldn't want to miss this fantastic event!  The Grand Pavois is one of the three largest floating boat shows in the world. The oldest floating boat show in Europe, the Grand Pavois was founded in 1973, and it welcomes on average 2,000 professionals and around 100,000 visitors. Each year a different country or region is chosen as the special theme. A few numbers will give you an idea of the scale of the event: 850 exhibitors from 35 nations, 100 000m² of exhibition space split into eight... Read More »
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PSP Southampton Boat Show - 12-21 September, 2014

DEMO SAIL the DASH 750 MKII trimaran  from Corsair Marine at the PSP Southampton Boat Show! PSP SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW   September 12-21, 2014 Multihull World are taking the Corsair Dash 750 MKII trimaran to this event. This fantastic trimaran is best experienced on the water, which is why we decided to put her into the Try-a-Boat event at PSP Southampton Boat Show.  If you fancy a test sail on this exciting trimaran, please contact us now!  call +44 (0) 1243 377 333 or email Ryan Vick. You can... Read More »
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2nd Annual Thousand Islands Race Now Open To Multihulls

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Thousand Island Race is now accepting entries for multihull sailboats! The Thousand Island Race is one of the most unique sailing races in the world! The race will begin in Rijeka, Croatia to Porto Montenegro and back (600NM) and will be held September 18-28, 2014. Corsair's very own South Germany Dealer, Werner Stolz of Corsair Deutschland, will be participating in this race on his Corsair Cruze 970, named "Cruze", along with Andreas Hofmaier as his skipper. Richard... Read More »
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2015 Corsair Rendezvous & Nationals

  NATIONALS INTRO  I  RESOURCES  I  ATTENDEES  I  RENDEZVOUS INFO  I  ONLINE REGISTRATION____________________________________________________________________________________________ We will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the very first Corsair Nationals which was held in Pensacola in 1994, setting the precedent for several great events to follow. Our goal is to make this an event that caters equally to both racers and recreational sailors by upping the fun factor and adding... Read More »
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Cruze 970 comes to Grand Pavois de la Rochelle

Antoine Jousselin with Plaisance Nautic will be representing Corsair Marine at the 2014 Grand Pavois de la Rochelle September 17-22 in La Rochelle, France. Antoine will have a Cruze 970 on display! Come by to check it out, or contact him today to arrange a demo sail >> LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CRUZE >> The show will be open from 10:00am - 7:00pm daily at the Port des Minimes - 17000 La Rochelle.   Find more information about the show online here: Grand Pavois de la Rochelle >> Are you going to the... Read More »
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Pictures from Corsair Nationals 2014

Click the link below to view pictures from the last day of racing in 2014 Corsair Nationals. They were taken by my wife Svetlana from committee boat!   Peter Vakhutinsky Boston, MA F27 - Tritium Photo by Svetlana Vakhutinsky  https://picasaweb.google.com/100753322425040134175 I hope you enjoy the show :) If you you want to download or print any (or all :) of them, please feel free to do it. Have fun sailing and come to next Corsair Nationals. It is a lot of fun! Read More »
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Read all about the 2014 Corsair National Championship and Rendezvous!

Bay Week has the largest fresh-water regattas in the US, with boats hailing from all over the Great Lakes and Canada.  And this year, the 2014 Corsair National Championships and Rendezvous was part of this Annual Event! We had a great turn out.  According to Volunteer, Kathy Clark, we had trimarans hailing from 9 different states and 5 more trimarans sailing in from Canada!  Observers onshore remarked that they had never seen so many Corsair Trimarans in one place before.  To use Kathy's words, ... Read More »
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Our Sailing Adventure at the 2014 Corsair Nationals!

Photo above provided by Kathryn Garlick. We arrived in Port Clinton late Wednesday afternoon with my Sprint 750 after a rather eventful trip. Sometimes the hardest challenge of sailboat racing is just getting the boat to the starting line! We rigged and launched the boat and took a pleasant cruise down the Portage River to the Port Clinton Yacht Club,  just in time for the skippers meeting and Corsair welcome party and to make final preparations for the race to Put-In-Bay the next morning. Light ... Read More »
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2014 Corsair Nationals Recap

Racers experienced remarkable design diversity at the 2014 Corsair Nationals, thirteen different designs were represented! The Corsair F27 fleet had the best turnout this year, qualifying as a One-Design fleet with nine entries. The event organizers did a great job, and settled on three fleets. One for trimarans less than 27 feet, another for those longer than 27, with the F27s in their own start. Finishing in the small boat fleet an F25C beat a pair of Sprint 750 MkIIs, and an F22 took... Read More »
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