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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The Inside Track on the New Corsair 970 SPORT

The New Corsair 970 SPORT has arrived, and she boasts some impressive numbers.  Here's the inside-track on how we made a fast boat even faster.     A Master Chef's knife, not a Swiss Army knife The Corsair 970 CRUZE is "the Swiss Army knife" of trimarans:  She meets trailering requirements in most regions, carries a full interior for cruising, and achieves remarkable speeds.  Part of the trailering consideration was to carry a mast of 12m tall.  The Corsair 970 SPORT is relieved of... 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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180 Marine delivers a super special boat for a Chicago family!

180 Marine's delivery of a Sprint 750 MKII into Oceanside, California was a huge success! The family flew in from Chicago and Canada for a few days to sail her in sunny southern California. This boat is especially cool because the family dedicated it to their mother, who recently passed. Her love of elephants is reflected in the custom wrap on the boat. The wrap is a nice gradation of elephant hide texture on the floats and main hull. Mom also loved sailing! This Sprint will be heading out to... Read More »
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A trailerable sailboat the whole family can enjoy!

Why a trimaran you might ask? Well, the purist will tell you that there is nothing just quite like sailing a Corsair trimaran, the speed and acceleration experienced cannot be matched by any keel boat around and if your not sailing fast, you're not really sailing! True, but the new Corsair 760 is much more than just another fast ride. This compact 24' trailer sailor has been designed to please the while family. At just 24' and under 1000kg this nifty, folding trimaran can be towed by almost any... Read More »
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Corsair 760 Trimaran Test Sail Review

Last week saw the launch of not one, but two of Corsairs newest 24’ trimarans, the Corsair 760. Hulls 1 and 2 were launched within hours of each other though each was sailed on opposite sides of the world. This enabled both boats to simultaneously sailed and tested in very different conditions. One, tested by our brave colleagues in Germany who have been waiting for the ice to melt all winter, finally were able to throw on their dry suits and brave the icy conditions in winds in the upper 20’s... Read More »
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New Pulse 600 owner in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  ​ We've just returned from Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Sailing in Banderas Bay was a fantastic experience.  Located between the states of Nayarit and Jalisco, Mexico's Bay of Banderas is one of the most beautiful of its kind in the world. In fact, it is part of "The Most Beautiful Bays of the World Club," based in France. Besides being the country's largest bay, the Bay of Banderas receives the flow from the Ameca River, which is for all intents and purposes the border that divides the two states... Read More »
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180 Marine delivers Pulse 600 into Puerto Vallarta Mexico

  180 Marine is the fastest growing Corsair and Seawind Catamaran dealer in the U.S. We are happy to share that a new Corsair Pulse 600 is being delivered this month into the beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta, based on the West coast of mainland Mexico between Mazatlan and Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta is a colonial town nestled at the base of a scenic mountain range at the head of a stunning Bay. Puerto Vallarta has long been a favorite destination for sailors because of the fantastic sailing... Read More »
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Report on the 2017 Corsair Nationals

2017 Corsair Nationals at Sarasota Bay Multihull Regatta By Larry Geller Photos By Local Flavor Photography Thirty-two trimarans came to Sarasota this past weekend for the Corsair Nationals at the Sarasota Bay Multihull Regatta. With boats traveling from as far as the Great Lakes, New England, and even Washington State, there was great competition for all of the racers. The PHRF LOW fleet had eight boats and was comprised of Corsair 31's, a Farrier 33 and one Cruze 970. The competition... 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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Webinar Jan. 4th - Get the inside story on the new Corsair 760

We hope you can join us for the January 4th Webinar. Richard Allen and Don Wigston will share their expert knowledge on the design features of the new Corsair 760 and how it compares to their personal experience sailing the Pulse 600 and the previous Dash 750. They will also be discussing direct alternatives such as the remarkable F-22 and the beautiful Dragonfly 25. This Webinar is intended to help you make up your mind..."Should I get a Corsair 760, or a Pulse 600, or sail something else in... Read More »
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Corsair 760 #1 on her way to Dusseldorf. And a special offer!

  Yesterday the very first Corsair 760 was completed and left our shipyard.  We are extremely excited to share these sneak peek pictures of Corsair 760 number 1!  She will have a striking green and chrome wrap, which you can see for yourself at the Dusseldorf Boat Show 2017.   And here is a special offer for those of you closely following developments at Corsair Marine.  To kick off the launch of the Corsair 760, our Marketing team has invested in 5 sets of Carbon Fibre Bowsprit upgrade packs.  ... Read More »
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Largest ever Dusseldorf Boat Show display...

Corsair and Seawind announce largest ever Dusseldorf Boat Show display Corsair Marine International is bringing a record 3 boats to our display at the Dusseldorf Boat Show from January 21st to 29th.  The display located in Hall 15, A-22 will present the SAIL Magazine Best Boats winner Corsair Pulse 600, the popular Cruze 970 trimaran, and the Worldwide Premier of the all-new Corsair 760.   Corsair will also present for the first time, the options and photography of our flagship 1600 from our... Read More »
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180 Marine in San Diego with the Pulse 600

San Diego... where blue skies keep watch over 70 miles of majestic coastline and gentle Mediterranean climate and friendly locals create a welcoming vibe. Out on Point Loma on Shelter Island, we had 3 fabulous days showing off the Pulse 600. Families, couples, and single dudes came out to see and test sail this incredibly versatile folding trimaran. The boat is stable enough to be left afloat folded up in a single slip, which many owners do in between sailing sessions to make getting underway... 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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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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