Lola 3 The Wild Child F-27, gets new rags!

Ever put new sails on your boat and just want to share that new feeling with the world? Well, these guys did just that on their F-27. Beautiful trimaran sailboat, with a new set of rags to make her just that much faster! Thanks for sharing this video guys! Check it out:  Posted by rwesdyk, April 3, 2012.  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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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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Review – Corsair Sprint 750 MKII

Ever wander around on the web searching for information about the Corsair Sprint 750? I have! Here is a very informative article we found on a blog called Craig's Writing, Tall Tales and Stories. He reviews almost every aspect of the boat and also features multiple images and even a YouTube video! Check it out! Prior to the summer of 2012, I sailed a small sloop – a Precision 18, which I reviewed here on this blog. I sold this boat earlier this year and purchased a Corsair Sprint, a 24 foot... Read More »
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Corsair Sprint 750: 2007 Sportboat of the Year

I am a huge fan of the New Corsair Sprint MkII, and upon searching the web for more information about it, I stumbled upon this article about the Sprint 750 winning Sportboat of the Year back in 2007. I can't wait to see what awards await the New Corsair Sprint MkII! "THE SPRINT 750 BOASTS THE FLAT-OUT PERFORMANCE OF A RACING MULTIHULL AND A HUGE COCKPIT MADE FOR WHIZZING AROUND THE CANS AND THE AFTER-RACE BARBEQUE." Published by Sailing World, Written by Meade Gougeon on Jan 4th, 2007:  When... Read More »
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Navigation options when sailing a Corsair trimaran

This article talks about using iNavX a chart -plotter app that's available for the iPad. I was wondering if anybody in this community has had any experience using this. Take a minute to read this and share your thoughts. Pros and Cons. IPad Navigation Across an Ocean Cruising World by Tucker Bradford I’m a geek, and I’m an extrovert. That means that I talk with a lot of people about my shipboard electronics. And most of those people, in my experience, tend to focus their interest pretty sharply... Read More »
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What is match racing?

A match race consists of two identical boats racing against each other. This is a one-on-one duel of strategy and tactics and the objective is simple - to be the first to cross the finish line. A match racing course is always a windward / leeward course and each race takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. A match race begins four minutes before the starting time when each boat must enter the starting area from opposite ends of the start line. As soon as they enter the starting area they... Read More »
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New to sailing? Check out fleet racing.

Fleet racing is the most common form of competitive sailing that involves boats racing around a course. Fleet racing can be either 'one-design' or 'handicap'. One design racing, as at the Olympic Sailing Competition means that boats racing against each other are all the same - the same design, the same sail area etc. Handicap racing means different types of boat can race against each other. Each boat has a handicap or rating so that their finish times can be adjusted or their start time... Read More »
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Plan your next adventure, sailing in the San Juan Islands

There are 172 named islands and reefs to explore. The Corsair Cruze 970 would be a perfect boat to trailer up to the Pacific Northwest. As always, Corsair’s exclusive and trusted folding system ensures that trailering remains easy. The retractable daggerboard and rudder continue to enable the boat to be pushed up onto the beach when enjoying cruising adventures with family and guests. In terms of sailing performance, the floats have been redesigned and increase buoyancy has been added to give... Read More »
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Emily - Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard

  Check out this cool and amazing new product. Introducing... EMILY Designed to race through heavy surf, EMILY has proper balance for quick self-righting performance. The deep, 22 degree hull is designed to track straight during wave breaching. Highly durable, EMILY will survive impact at full speed or in surf with rocks, reef, or pilings. Use EMILY to provide flotation until a rescuer arrives, deliver life jackets, or pull a recovery rescue line up to 800 yards through strong currents and large... Read More »
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The Sprint 750 Very Light and Lively to Sail!

This is a fun boat! I've sailed in San Francisco Bay, on the Sprint 750, through "the slot" and felt very secure. It was a solid sailing trimaran. Here's a fun video featuring the the Corsair Sprint 750. This video was first posted back in 2010. I thought I'd bring it back out of the archives for everyone to enjoy. The Corsair Sprint 750...brought to you by Bob Gleason, Don Wigston and Phil Styne. Here is what Sailing World had to say back in 2007… The Corsair SPRINT 750 (24') is Sailing World... Read More »
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Quantum Key West 2014 - January 19 - 24, Key West Florida USA

Warm temperatures, stunning blue water and dependable breezes sounds really good right now! Here in Colorado we've been experiencing below average temperatures for way too long. The Florida Keys may be a destination for us in January.  There is something for everyone in Key West. You may want to come down for an epic week of world-class competition over 5 days. Sailors from across the country and around the world will gather to compete against the very best.  Is there anybody racing their... Read More »
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The Power of Beauty and Strength

Both the Corsair 31 trimaran and the desirable Ferraris are works of art. With designs that emanate passion for racing, perfection and power. WOW! The Corsair Trimaran Cruze 970 has its root in the need to modernize the highly successful Corsair 31. Corsair built over three hundred C31s. A C31UC, even sailed around the Arctic Circle in 2010 and, in the process, became the world’s first sailing vessel to pass through the North West and North East Passages, in a single season. The C31 is a proven,... Read More »
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Support Ocean Clean Up

Let's follow Boyan and see where he will take us. We all need to support cleaning up our oceans. Check out Boyans impressive story. Currently Boyan is focusing his work on oceanic plastic pollution. He believes the current prevention measures will have to be supplemented by active removal of plastics in order to succeed. “It will be very hard to convince everyone in the world to handle their plastics responsibly, but what we humans are very good in, is inventing technical solutions to our... Read More »
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How the oceans can clean themselves

Take a minute and listen to Boyan, who is speaking at TEDxDelft. He has incredible insights on how we can make progress in cleaning up our oceans. So, if you're a Corsair trimaran sailor or headed to international destinations on your new Corsair Cruze 970,  Corsair 28, or a Corsair 37, be aware of these revolutionary ideas in cleaning up our oceans and help do something about it. 18-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues... Read More »
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Corsair Shows Off the New CRUZE 970 at the Annapolis Boat Show!

The rain didn't stop thousands of avid sailors!  The Sailboat Show featured new racing and cruising sailboats from leading U.S. and foreign builders as well as the nation's largest multihull display.   Corsair featured the new DASH 750 MKII and the new CRUZE 970.    Many families checked out the CRUZE 970, exploring all the cool features for their next cruising vacation. The kids especially liked the stern rails with custom outboard seating. The family had plans to visit the San Juan Islands next... Read More »
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Being a member of the larger cruising community.

I found this wonderful article from Ellen Sanpere I'd like to share. Cruising has been defined as, “fixing your boat in exotic places,” and when something breaks, Tony or I must determine how to repair or replace it, preferring to repair it, of course. When outside help is required, we look first to our neighbors, then to local marine services, and only then to strangers from the phone book. We can accept the help of the cruisers anchored nearby because we have done something for them (or... Read More »
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