Bermuda: Home of the 2017 America's Cup

You may want to tune in this Friday, May 26, 2016 as the 35th America's Cup gets underway with opening ceremonies and round one of qualifiers! The eyes of the world will turn to the iconic Great Sound where the best sailors on the fastest boats will battle for the oldest trophy in international sport. Racing starts with the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on May 26, 2017 and the top Challenger will meet Defending Champions ORACLE TEAM USA in the 35th America’s Cup Match presented by Louis... Read More »
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Oh. Now that's a nice camper. The first Corsair 760...

The first Corsair 760 will arrive in the U.S. in June. Want a ride? Learn More >> No hiking required on a trimaran with a beam of over 17' wide! This is not the only advantage of a wide beamed trimaran, as she has three hulls you will experience the most stable and steady ride of your life, enabling your family and crew to easily walk around the deck and cockpit to find themselves a comfortable seat for the ride.  Like all Corsair trimarans, the 760 is built to withstand the toughest conditions.... Read More »
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Pulse 600 wins Swedish yacht of the year

                                                      Corsair Pulse 600 wins the Swedish Yacht of the Year (Arets segelbat) award in the Special Yachts category. Swedish Corsair dealer Humansea was awarded the prize at the Gothenburg Boatshow on February 11th 2017. Motivation of the Jury: “A pulse-pounding entertainment machine and a real kick for speed-loving people who enjoy life. Huge sailarea, lightweight, formidable stability plus a sheltering hood, an ergonomic cockpit and trailerability... Read More »
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What is your idea of the perfect sailboat?

  Here is an honest and fresh review of the Pulse 600 from Bob Webbon and Martin Hamilton out of Galveston Bay. Sailboats are either built for comfort or for speed. The new Corsair Marine Pulse 600 Trimaran falls in the latter category. Longtime friends and Galveston Bay sailors Martin Hamilton and Bob Webbon recently purchased a Pulse 600. These guys have been racing catamarans for years so we thought it would be a good idea to ask them what they thought of the boat. What is your idea of... Read More »
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December is a dumb time to buy a boat in the U.S.

  Unless you want the best prices of the year. Or unless you want to be sailing someplace warm this month. Or unless you're sure, that your not sure, about what to sail now. Call us… p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Helvetica; color: #101010; -webkit-text-stroke: #101010} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Helvetica; color: #ff2500; -webkit-text-stroke: #ff2500} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none}  ... Read More »
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Chinese singlehander Guo Chuan went missing...

October 28, 2016 – Honolulu, HI As reported in 'Lectronic Latitude on Wednesday, Chinese single-handed Guo Chuan went missing from his 97-ft trimaran Qingdao China west of Hawaii while attempting to set a San Francisco to Shanghai record. Thanks to the tracker, the boat was located. A crew from the 847-ft Navy assault ship USS Makin Island boarded the boat Thursday morning and could not find the 51-year-old sailor. They lowered the reefed main, and authorities issued a warning to mariners in... Read More »
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Fall Webinar Oct 4th, 2016

Mark your calendar: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 / 5pm PST / 8pm EST Hear first-hand reports from Pulse owners sharing their sailing impressions in tougher conditions, sailing in mixed fleets, and One Design updates. Fleet updates will be covered too, for 2017 U.S. Nationals in Sarasota, Florida.   We’ll share news about COMPARISONS on the new Corsair 760 and the Pulse, and the direct alternatives such as the F-22 and the Dragonfly 25. This portion of the Webinar is intended to help you make up your... Read More »
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We have remarkable sailors in our Pulse fleets

  You know what I’m talking about…these are the men, women, and juniors who are talented in ways that are difficult to express, and they tend to be the leaders who are selfless about helping other sailors get better and build their fleets. An example is Bob Webbon, who owns Pulse #27 out of Houston, along with Martin Hamilton. Bob is a former class president for the A-Class Catamarans and he competes all over the country. This year he heads up A-Class District 4, and we’re so fortunate to have... Read More »
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One-Design Pulse 600 Fleet Racing - 2016 Dillon Open Regatta!

The Dillon Yacht Club extends a warm invitation to all sailors interested in participating in the 2016 Dillon Open Regatta, the world’s highest regatta at 9,017 ft above sea level, on August 5th-7th, 2016. Something new is happening this year at the 2016 Dillon Open. There will be a One-Design Pulse 600 Fleet racing together for the first time. Five new Corsair Pulse 600’s are expected to make up the Corsair multihull fleet. These all-new trimarans are expected to outperform previous designs up... 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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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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Three Pulse 600's Arrive Memorial Weekend!

Come on out Memorial Weekend to see 3 Pulse 600's. 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 and off the water with the Pulse 600, so to... Read More »
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The Perfect Couple

Make your memories last forever.  WOW! One of the great things about a Pulse 600 is that you don't have to trade in your sports car for an SUV..... — Photo by Jonathon Davis, The Yacht Sales Company     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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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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Hey Corsair Skippers!

      Get in on the action! The Helly Hansen NOOD San Diego is coming up and online entry is open and ready for you. The Notice of Race and Online Entry are both available on Yacht Scoring.  Please go to http://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=1589 to enter today. In order for us to best plan for an awesome event, we are wondering how many boats you expect in your fleet this year?  Hopefully the number is bigger than last year and any help you guys need in getting the word out, just let us know we... Read More »
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Welcome - New Corsair Dealer in Colorado!

180 Marine specializes in multihull sailboats, Corsair trimarans, specifically. We’re excited about the all-new Corsair Pulse 600, a high-performance multihull that’s establishing new rules — with no regard for compromise, oh yeah...   The new Pulse will be arriving in San Francisco early May 2016! If you're interested in seeing the Pulse first hand in San Francisco, contact Richard Allen. If you want to see the Pulse in action we have some great video footage shot in Brittany, France, and you... 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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Pulse 600 Parts and Popular Options

  Introducing the latest design from the world’s largest trimaran manufacturer, this exciting model is full of Corsair DNA modernized to meet the latest generation of trimaran sailor. On a product more compact and affordable than ever before, you can be part of the growing Corsair community with over 2000 boats launched and countless hours of fun, excitement and adventure. Featuring lightweight carbon reinforced construction, this boat will get your pulse racing in even the lightest of winds.... Read More »
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