Pulse 600...responsive balanced helm, quick tacks and clean gybes

  Story by Ross Stein...San Francisco Bay — Giacomo Bassi, a foreign exchange student from Milan, is driving Pulse #49. We were making a steady 13 knots going to weather, against the flood, in about 12-14 kits of breeze in a flat water. A dinghy and mono sailor who had never stepped on tri, he instantly got in the groove, sailing her flawlessly through multiple tacks and gybes, hitting 15 kt on a close spin reach. The responsive balanced helm, quick tacks and clean gybes, open uncluttered... Read More »
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Update: 2017 Corsair Nationals - Registration Prize Draw and Sponsors Announced

  The 2017 Corsair Nationals, hosted by Sarasota Sailing Squadron have announced new sponsors, and a great opportunity to win some fantastic equipment from Colligo Marine. Entries received on or before November 7th, 2016 will be entered into a fantastic price draw to win a set of new Colligo Marine shrouds worth up to $1600.  That applies to any model of Corsair - anyone can win.   We now have 11 boats registered for the Nationals, with expressions of interest from 3 more.  So this is a great... Read More »
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Listen to the Live Recording of the Fall Webinar

    What a great session…active Pulse owners from U.S. coastal fleets shared their first-hand sailing impressions of the Pulse 600, and what to expect from the new Corsair 760. Prospective owners asked, “how are they different, how are they better?”       Read More »
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Race, Cruise, Rest.... Repeat

Mittlemanns Werft's Corsair Pulse 600 appropriately titled "Red Rocket" has had a work out this summer. The team has had the small trimaran on the water at every opportunity. They have been racing 2,3 and 4 up and soon will be racing a long distance single handed race in the prestigious Silverrudder regatta.  See More>> This weekend was a pleasant change for Bo Teichmann. After weeks of racing and training, this weekend he took the 6m trimaran for a gentle cruise across to explore some remote... Read More »
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Rolex Big Boat Series

SAN FRANCISCO — The waters of San Francisco Bay will be churned by more than strong winds and tidal currents next month when a record-size fleet of 112 boats lines up for the 52nd Rolex Big Boat Series, hosted September 15-18 by the St. Francis Yacht Club.   This year’s fleet eclipses by eight boats the previous record of 104 that was set in 2013 during the 50th anniversary regatta. Throughout its storied history the Rolex Big Boat Series has showcased the top end of the sport and this... Read More »
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2017 Corsair Nationals

Notice of Race January 27 – 29, 2017 Organizing Authority:  Sarasota Sailing Squadron (SSS) 1.       Rules This regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). 2.       Eligibility and Entry 2.1 The regatta is open to all multihull sailboats holding a valid One-design, Class, Portsmouth or West Florida PHRF rating. 2.2 A minimum of 5 boats makes a class. 2.3 Expected: Corsair Pulse, 750, 28, 31, Farrier, Stilletto, Formula, and a variety of other multihulls. 2.4  The organizing... Read More »
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2016 Lake Erie Multihull Championship and Rendezvous

  Put-in-Bay, Ohio // August 5-7 on Lake Erie  Deepwater/Feeder Race to be held on Thursday, August 4th Registration is Now Open!    Notice of Race is Posted! 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, Lake Erie Multihull Championship and Rendezvous will again be part of this Annual Event.  This event is open to all Corsair Boat, Farrier Boats, and Offshore Multihulls.  We have all the... Read More »
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Pulse Performance Centers are growing!

          The Pulse 600 community just keeps growing. Between dealers excited to make the Pulse 600 available to their customers, and skippers excited to get the boats on the water, Corsair is filling orders around the globe.  To make sure that anyone interested in the Pulse 600 has a local touchpoint, we’re creating Pulse Performance Centers. These select dealerships serve as a hub for all things Pulse 600. Whether you’re interested in casual daysailing or regional racing, full or... Read More »
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R2AK 2016 Winners!

  With the $10,000 prize claimed, the race for the coveted R2AK steak knives is on! Contenders for the steak knives shown passing through Bella Bella, BC, are teams Jungle Kitty, Madrona, Big Broderna and Mail Order Bride. And stay glued to your facebook machines for finish line footage of this morning's record smashing finish by MAD Dog Racing! Footage dispatched from Shearwater Resort—R2AK's official outpost on BC's beautiful and remote central coast. http://shearwater.ca/   SEE RACE VIDEOS >> ... Read More »
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Shipments of the Pulse 600 keep coming into the US

                              Two Pulse 600's are set to arrive in San Francisco end of July. Designed by Francois Perus of Perus Yacht Design, the Pulse 600 is designed as a simple, safe, and exciting one design day-sport boat, made to easily store, and trailer after sailing. Richard Allen is the Western US Dealer for the Pulse 600, and can help you with any of the following: • Racing Class Rules for the Pulse 600 • Demo sail the Pulse 600  • Purchase of a Pulse 600. Richard Allen will be on... Read More »
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Race to Alaska is on! No motors and no support.

             START: PORT TOWNSEND The perfect starting point:  A town that loves boats and crazy people Port Townsend is known for its Victorian buildings, maritime trades, and the largest Wooden Boat Festival in North America. It’s the jump-off for boats heading to Alaska or making the big left turn down the coast. We’re a maritime village that cruise ship companies haven’t screwed up yet, and as a result, attract a talented set. The bookends of our citizenry: the hearty handshake of adventurer ... Read More »
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Pulse 600 Webinar - May 18th, 2016

  Hosted by Richard Allen, 180 Marine, Don Wigston, Windcraft, and Jonathon Davis, The Yacht Sales Company. Please join us and hear first-hand reports about sailing and racing the Pulse 600. Ask questions, get answers. Time: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 5pm PST / 8pm EST See Details >>   Read More »
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Ready to demo sail the Pulse 600?

"The steering is perhaps the best I have experienced on any boat, and it has a huge amount of stability. Once it gets planing it's a real hoot" — Don Wigston, Windcraft Click here to select the Dealer closest to you and he will set you up!  Fleets are forming nationwide...   Read More »
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Corsair European Multihull Championship: Pre Race Update

The Corsair trimarans have been showing up all week at San Giorgio di Nogaro, Italy in preparation  for the 2016 Corsair European Multihull Championship. The championship, being held in conjunction with the La Duecento 2016 is an offshore regatta only open to Corsairs over 8.5m. Unfortunately, bad weather in central Europe including snow in southern Germany and Austria is making it difficult for some entrants to arrive  on time for the race start. We hope everyone traveling to the championships... Read More »
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Trimarans Rally in SoCal PHRF and San Diego NOOD

  March 18-20, 2016  /  Hosted by the Coronado Yacht Club & San Diego Yacht Club San Diego, CA (April 6, 2016)  We must start by thanking outgoing SoCal PHRF chairman Alex Cross for his help in establishing the multihull class in Southern California PHRF. Also Walter Schaefer, Joe Saad and Mat Bryant for their efforts. Thanks team! - Learn more at: http://phrfsocal.org Multihulls in class 8 have been included in most of the races on the San Diego PHRF schedule. There are races almost every... Read More »
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BAMA San Francisco - Bay Area Multihull Association

There's always something going on in San Francisco Bay! The sailing season usually starts in March or April, depending on the year, and runs into September. During this period you can sail almost every day if you are willing to do a little driving. Winds during this period will range from the mid-high teens to occasional "nuclear days." There are many in the windsurfing community that sail all year long! That will require sailing before, during and after winter storms. These usually results in... Read More »
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The greatest boat race ever! Race to Alaska!

Here's a great read from Outside, Race to Alaska! In the race are 4 trimarans'—2 Corsair's, 1 custom built and 1 Farrier. The rules: Pilot a boat 750 miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska—no motors allowed. The prize: $10,000 nailed to a piece of wood. The result: Seven capsizings, four lifesaving Big Macs, one dramatic coast guard rescue, and a cast of oddball adventurers who reclaimed the salty heart of ocean racing. By: Abe Streep Oct 14, 2015 On a concrete ramp near the... Read More »
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SAIL BEST BOAT 2016 WINNER - Pulse 600!

  Congratulations to our new Pulse 600 owners! Here's a review from SAIL. It was heartening to see a whole crop of new daysailers at this year's fall shows, including boats with one, two or three hulls. But in the end the judges decided the real standout in the group was the Corsair Pulse 600. The Pulse 600 is a 20ft folding trimaran from the company that pioneered the genre. This new model has the same well-engineered structure for folding the amas as the original Corsair, as well as a gin pole... Read More »
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