The spinnaker is a very easy sail to use on a trimaran

Reading the new Corsair Marine Sailing Manual ...these helpful tips about spinnaker basics are key, so I wanted to share: SPINNAKER The spinnaker is a very easy sail to use on a trimaran, due to the wide beam and level sailing. The spinnaker thus becomes a very practical and safe sail for family sailing with very few control problems. All Corsair trimarans use an asymmetric spinnaker which are the easiest to use, and the fastest if used correctly. The asymmetric spinnaker can be launched from... Read More »
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Sanctuary Cove Boat Show: May 22 to 25 - Gold Coast, Australia

You're invited to the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show taking place May 22-25, 2014 where we'll have the brand new Corsair Dash MKII along with the Seawind Outremers on display. We look forward to meeting you!  Test sails are available. Multihull Central are Australia’s Multihull Experts, with a team of very experienced and talented Multihull sailors in key locations around the country and features a brand new marina in the heart of Sydney Harbor dedicated to Multihulls! Multihull Central is the place... Read More »
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Raising and Lowering the Mainsail on a Corsair Easier

Question: Anybody have ideas for easier raise and lower of mainsail? Harkin batt cars or inserts for track on mast? Fully battoned Kevlar main bolt rope has swollen, I am older and want to be able to drop main really easy? Name: Mike Pryor Boat_Type: C28ce Subject: Mainsail hard to lower bolt rope replacement systems? Answer:  Hi Mike, Thank you for your question!  We reached out to Multihull Sailboat Expert, Mat Bryant, of West Coast Multihulls to answer your question. Here are his thoughts on ... Read More »
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Corsair Marine Expanding Global Dealer Network

Corsair Marine is looking to expand its global dealer network! Do you love sailing multihull sailboats? Do you love high performance boats? Do you enjoy mixing with the yachting community? If 'YES' to all three, then Corsair Marine wants to meet you! Part of the Corsair strategy includes:
  1. Bringing new and exciting products to the market. The Cruze 970 which was recently launched is one such example. The Cruze has generated sales and interest across the brand.
  2. Increasing the breadth and reach of...
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Talk About the Fun Factor at the 2014 Corsair Nationals

It's a guarantee that the 2014 Corsair Nationals and Rendezvous at I-LYA Bay Week Regatta - July 31 to August 3, 2014 - will be nothing short of a GREAT time! *  Registration has been extended! Registration ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, July 20th!!  * REGISTER FOR NATIONALS HERE >> Submit your Handicap Certificate Application to Trey Ritter via email! Email Trey >> The fun begins at Port Clinton Yacht Club with the Welcome Party on Wednesday night (July 30) and does not wind down again until after... Read More »
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Delta Ditch Run - Saturday May 31, 2014

Fun race — great crowd! The 24th annual Delta Ditch Run starts in the San Francisco Bay and goes up the Delta and finishes at the Stockton Sailing Club. In the past this event has attracted over 200 boats from across the country showing up for this generally downwind sixty five mile race. Great party band at the end, Blue-a Fuse! Rock out to tunes by great artists Santana, Van Morrison, ZZ Top and more! Available Classes: PHRF Mono-hull BAMA Multihull Cruising (motor allowance) REGISTRATIONPROMO... Read More »
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Four guys and a C37 - Los Angeles to Hawaii

'Transit of Venus' (a C37) and her Corsair crew of 4 will set off across the pacific ocean this summer in the infamous 'Transpac' Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu, Hawaii. The first 'Transpacific Race' took place in 1906 and took 12 days to complete.  It has since become one of the premier international sailing events and attracts entrants from all over the world.  The race is organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club and is famous for fast downwind sailing under spinnaker in the trade winds.... Read More »
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Thursday July 10th Overnight at Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe

Join us on July 10th for an Overnight at Emerald Bay, before the Trans-Tahoe Race on Saturday, July 12th. Have an overnight on Lake Tahoe Time to get your groove on with your fellow Tri owners. Immerse your baby in the crystal clear cool cosmic water of Lake Tahoe. Warm days, crisp nights. Cleanse your soul, shock your senses with a Tahoe bath. Clear your mind as the planets align. Meditate with the Milky Way, become one with your tribe. Hike to Eagle Falls among the tall cool Ponderosa pines.... Read More »
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Corsair Nationals at I-LYA Bay Week Regatta / July 31 - Aug 3, 2014

Bay Week is one of the largest fresh-water events in the United States with boats hailing from all over the Great Lakes and Canada.  And this year, the 2014 Corsair National Championships and Rendezvous will be part of this Annual Event. *  Registration has been extended! Registration ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, July 20th!!  * REGISTER FOR NATIONALS HERE >> ​ Submit your Handicap Certificate Application to Trey Ritter via email! Email Trey >> We have all the necessary elements required to put on... Read More »
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2014 Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show tickets!

Helms Yacht Sales is a dealer for Corsair Marine trailerable trimarans, Seawind Catamarans, Dragonfly Trimarans, and a full service Yacht Brokerage. We specialize in multihull sailing, and are located on San Francisco Bay in Alameda, California. Helms Yacht Sales has been serving the boating community for over 25 years. Watch for Gary Helms at the Strictly Sail boat show April 10-13, 2014 at Jack London Square, Oakland California.  The Sprint 750 MKII is one of the most popular boats in the... Read More »
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2014 - Strictly Sail

West Coast Multihulls is a boat dealer, brokerage, charter company and sailing school focusing on multihulls, and run by a team of dedicated catamaran and trimaran sailors with thousands of sea miles, and decades of combined experience, based in San Diego CA. West Coast Multihulls is excited to participate in its 7th Strictly Sail Pacific Boat show aka Oakland Boat Show. WCM the West Coasts large full service multihull dealership will be at this years show in full force. The in the water display... Read More »
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Check out the new and improved Corsair Website!

Extraordinary speed and effortless acceleration are trademarks of the Corsairs. Their ability to fly on a puff or generate their own high-power apparent wind is legendary.  Without a lead keel creating drag and with tangible buoyancy in construction technique and materials, Corsairs are powered effortlessly by their high-performance sails.   Check out the new site >>   Read More »
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Team Trapout on their Corsair F-27 CHAOS Racing with BAMA

We found this gem of a video of Travis Thompson, Jason Smith and Paul Thurman racing in the last BAMA event of 2011 in the Berkeley Circle! This is the start of race #2 and 35 or so minutes after filmed with a GoPRO HD Hero Cam. Watch it here: Have you visited our social gallery? Check out our Pinterest and Instagram feeds! View Gallery here >> Video posted by: TrapoutSailing, Oct 23, 2011 Read More »
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MAD DASH | The Corsair Dash 750 puts a rocket pack on pocket cruising

We can thank Blue Water Sailing for posting this great article about the Corsair Dash 750 back in November of 2011. What a thorough review! Read some below: MAD DASH | The Corsair Dash 750 puts a rocket pack on pocket cruising The breeze on Narragansett Bay was a pleasant 10 knots as we hoisted working sails and skimmed nimbly out of Newport Harbor. As we rounded Fort Adams, Bob Gleason from The Multihull Source rolled out the big screecher and I felt something I had never felt before aboard a... Read More »
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Down The Bay Race May 23rd to include Multihulls!

Beg, Borrow or Steal a Multihull – This is the event to do! Multihull Sailors – Beg, borrow or steal a boat because this race is not something you will want to miss! A group of interested sailors worked with our good friends at Hampton Yacht Club and they have invited multihulls to join in the Down The Bay Race! Afterwards enjoy the perfect positioning at the mouth of the Bay and great time of year, for the cruise of a lifetime. What a great opportunity for racers to cruise and cruisers to race... Read More »
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PRO Sail Asia features the Dash 750

Compliments upon compliments. I was flattered when I came across ProSail Asia's article about the Dash 750. It is the most informative article we have found out on the web about our beloved trimaran, and covers everything from personal reviews to specifications of the boat itself. It also includes features of different articles that show you the unique qualities of the Dash 750, such as trailaerability and assembly.  It was an exciting day when we opened the big tin box and hauled... Read More »
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Corsair Trimaran Sprint C-750 Crashes the Party

Two of our very own Corsair dealers and sailing pros, Bob Gelason and Don Wigston, came together in 2009 to film this fantastic video of the Corsair Sprint 750 Trimaran (posted by SelwynMedia)! She is just a beauty out there on the water. Watch as they give you all the views of this boat that you'll need before you'll want to try one out yourself!  "It's ideal for day sailing... it's just really lively to sail!" Are you interested in Corsair sailing fleets? See more here >> Read More »
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Corsair Sprint 750 MK II featured in Sail Magazine

Sail Magazine featured the Corsair Sprint 750 MK II in an article written by Adam Cort in June 2012. I really enjoyed how Adam highlighted his first hand experience on the Sprint 750 MK II, and included bits of his personal experience as well as some boat specifications. Check out some of the article here: I boarded the new Corsair Sprint 750 MK II with some trepidation. I’m far from the world’s most experienced multihull sailor and wondered if I’d be up to the task of putting a rocket like the... Read More »
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Young sailors enjoying a F-27 in the Ionian Islands!

Onnea F-27 Corsair Marine dans les îles ioniennes été - On a F-27 Corsair Marine in the Ionian Islands! Check out this video produced by jamipoffet back in 2011. Watch the whole thing, not only is it put together well, but it also has great music throughout it!  Another thing we really like about it is that it features younger sailors. There's been a lot of talk about finding the younger generation of sailors, so it is good to see some young people out there enjoying themselves sailing!  Are you... Read More »
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"Laid Back" tour of the Corsair Sprint 750 Mk II

Watch this video posted by abkvideo! Awesome voiceover, and the video is great if you are looking for an overview of the Corsair Sprint 750 Mk II trimaran. One of out very own dealers, Steve Marsh is featured in the video and says,"This boat has 40% more buoyancy forward compared to other [trimarans], and they really take off. She's a really super fun, fast boat!" Are you interested in going for a test sail on one of our Corsair trimarans? Schedule a Demo Sail today! >> Read More »
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