Sprint 750 MKII - More sail and lighter weight = go fast!

What an amazing ride! More sail and lighter weight! Alot more power! Most affordable of the Corsair line! Feel more secure and go fast! 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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The Three Bridge Fiasco, on our Sprint 750!

We had a great time out on the Bay this past weekend on our Sprint 750. The Three Bridge Fiasco is a pursuit race where you sail to the three main bridges to the San Francisco Bay. What makes it so wild is that the direction you cross the starting line and order you round each bridge is completely your call. The conditions were pretty mild and the wind was a little inconsistent; luckily we caught some great wind on our last beam reach from the Golden Gate Bridge to the finish line. Overall, it... Read More »
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Chubasco Update, from Alameda Marina

First I we want to say thanks to Gary Helms, my sailing buddy Rob, and the great crew at Alameda Marina (Eric, Brock, Ray and others). You made a slightly stressful situation a bit less stressful. Also kudos to a very skillful crane operator. Also thanks to you all for the concern... The boat is back on the trailer and the insurance adjuster dance begins.  As an FYI, the wheels were double chocked and the trailer tongue wheel blocked. It appears the boat powered up in a very focused gust (I was... Read More »
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No matter how safe and secure you try to make things, Mother Nature can still give you a wedgie!

Alameda Marina Boat Owners, I just returned from the Alameda Marina, and as was reported earlier, the only BAMA boat that was blown off the trailer was the F-31 "Chubasco".  Somehow Chubasco was blown West, across the fairway, where she collided with a car, breaking out the rear window. Somehow, the combination of the impact with the car, and the wind, caused the boat to be blown off the trailer, and onto her port side. A crane was called, which arrived while we were there, and we watched as... Read More »
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