News – Corsair Marine – The worlds best trailerable trimaran yachts http://corsairmarine.com The worlds best trailerable trimaran yachts Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:23:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Pulse 600 wins Swedish Yacht of the Year http://corsairmarine.com/news/pulse-600-wins-swedish-yacht-of-the-year/ Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:50:15 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=4883 READ MORE]]> 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 completes this well-made Australian multihull.”

Read more about the award here (Swedish):

https://batmassan.se/for-besokare/program/arets-segelbat-20162017

http://www.maringuiden.se/nyheter/arets-segelbat

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2017 Corsair Nationals http://corsairmarine.com/news/2017-corsair-nationals/ Tue, 20 Sep 2016 04:19:42 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=2912 READ MORE]]> 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 authority reserves the right to group similar boats together to form one or more open classes.  Any groups of five or more boats shall race as a separate one-design class in addition to being eligible for overall awards.

3.    Registration & Fees

3.1 Advance Online Registration is available at: http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/11954
3.2 $160 includes a shirt, hat and Saturday dinner.  Tickets for dinner Saturday night $20.
3.3  $20 discount for entries received & paid by 1700 hrs on January 17th, 2016.

4.       Schedule of Events

 Thursday, January 26, 2017
1800-2000 Registration & Check-In

Friday, January 27, 2017
0800-0930 Registration & Check-In
1000  Competitors’ Meeting
1130  Warning Signal

Saturday, January 28, 2017
1000   Warning Signal
1800   Evening entertainment and dinner

Sunday, January 29, 2017
1000 Warning Signal
1400 No warning signal after this time.
Awards presentation as soon as possible after racing.
As many races as practically possible will be run.  The total number of races held may vary by fleet.

5.       Measurement

Each boat not having a one design rating shall supply a valid rating to the organizing authority by 1700 on January 13, 2017.  If a valid rating is not available, a rating will be assigned (on a best efforts basis) by the organizing authority.  This rating will be used for the duration of the regatta.

6.       Sailing Instructions & Courses

Sailing Instructions and courses to be sailed will be available at Registration

7.       Venue

Racing will take place in Sarasota Bay.

8.       The Courses

The courses to be sailed will be windward/leeward

9.       Penalty System

For all classes, rule 44.1 is changed so that the Two-Turns Penalty is replaced by the One-turn Penalty.

10.   Scoring

10.1 The Low-Point Scoring System of Appendix A will apply.
10.2 All Scoring will be calculated using the Time on Time scoring method.

11.   Prizes

Awards will be given out according to the number of registrants in each class.  Based upon registrations received, the Organizing Authority may, in its discretion, offer up to 5 trophies for each class, including Corinthian trophies for boats who’s crew has only Group 1 competitors as set forth in ISAF Regulations Section 22 (Sailor Eligibility).

12.   Disclaimer of Liability

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk.  See RRS 4, Decision to Race. The organizing authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

13.   Insurance

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance.

For more information, please CLICK HERE >> 

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Corsair 760 development updated http://corsairmarine.com/news/corsair-760-development-updated/ Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:34:27 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=2908 READ MORE]]> The first Corsair 760 is in build now, and it’s time to reveal more about the features and performance of this new 24’ pocket rocket. 

When it comes to multihulls of this size, Corsair is virtually the only game in town.  The yard has built over 700 boats in this size, with the predecessor Dash 750 remarkable in its success over nearly a decade.  So to balance honouring the family history, while moving the design forward is no mean feat.  Design talent was brought in from France, Germany, and Australia to meet the challenge.  Here are the design highlights of the resulting boat:

  • Increased performance: 15% increase in righting moment and a 2.5 Degree lower heel at comparable wind speeds, contributing to making this boat faster and easier to handle
  • Full gelcoat headliner in a matte finish – making this boat brighter, more spacious feeling, but softer in its cabin atmosphere, while also being easier to maintain.
  • Upgraded Galley – now more usable, and modern, while being very easy to clean.
  • New Fabrics – the look of this interior considers buyers from all over the world including Europe. The new interior is full of gentle aesthetics reflecting a high-quality finish.
c760-exterior

The visual effect of all of these changes to the exterior is stunning. The new boat has a trendsetting look. In contrast to the cool, sporty intent of the exterior, the interior invites a clean, comfortable escape:

c760-interior

Production of the new Corsair 760 has begun, with boats already on order for display boat shows across the globe.  We will update you on where and when to find her as soon as dates are set.

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Pulse 600 wins SAIL’s Best Boat http://corsairmarine.com/news/pulse-600-wins-sails-best-boat/ Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:29:04 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=2393 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 ginpole and tackle to raise the mast. In 20 minutes, one person can get the boat from folded on the trailer to sailing across the water. The boat is also stable enough to be left afloat folded up, which many owners do in between sailing sessions to make getting underway that much easier.

Then there’s the boat’s performance. In moderate winds, the Pulse 600 is slippery and a joy to knock around in. In strong winds, the boat will be a veritable adrenaline generator, with speed to burn. Both a standard jib and an asymmetric chute are rigged on roller furlers.

Aft, there’s a genuine cockpit, so you don’t have to sprawl out on the trampolines (unless you want to). There’s also a nive little cuddy where you can toss your cooler and other miscellaneous gear, or perhaps let one of the kids take a nap if they happen to run out of gas during a long day on the water.

The amas have rather full sections to prevent burying the bows when the boat is driven hard in a strong wind. While this may reduce the ultimate speed a bit from that of a pure racing design, daysailing crews will appreciate the reduction in drama.

Corsair is cranking out the boats from its factory in Vietnam at a good rate and has started promoting a one-design class for racing. The Pulse 600’s combination of performance, handling, simplicity and trailerability should appeal to those who want fast, fun sailing without a lot of effort.

Learn more about the Pulse 600 >>

Check out the Pulse 600 on The Corsair Community >>good_pulse

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Pulse 600 Nominated for European Yacht Of The Year 2016 http://corsairmarine.com/news/pulse-600-nominated-for-european-yacht-of-the-year-2016/ Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:16:13 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=2312 READ MORE]]> The Pulse 600, Corsair Marines newest innovation has just been announced as a nominee for the highly regarded 2016 European Yacht Of The Year award. This will be the second year running that Corsair Marine has had a new trimaran nominated for this prestigious award. This title will recognize seaworthy qualities, sailboat design and construction and is decided by a jury comprised of professionals from some of the top European marine magazines.  The award will be presented at a special evening event held for marine professionals at the Düsseldorf Boat Show in January of 2016. With Pulse 600’s now being delivered into all continents, this new 20ft trimaran will be on display at all major European and US boat shows. 

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Cruze 970 – Performance Cruiser http://corsairmarine.com/news/cruze-970-performance-cruiser/ Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:28:04 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=1682 READ MORE]]> The Cruze 970 has been nominated for the European yacht of the Year in the category of Performance Cruiser.

One journalist from each of the following countries:  Denmark, Sweden, Norway, England, France, Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Germany will enjoy a test sail aboard the Cruze and decide the outcome of the nomination.

Corsair Marine is proud to once again be nominated and recognized for a boat design in the outstanding category of Performance Cruiser, Europe.

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2015 Corsair Rendezvous and Nationals http://corsairmarine.com/news/2015-corsair-rendezvous-and-nationals-28-april-to-3-may-in-pensacola-florida/ Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:01:56 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=1658 READ MORE]]> The 2015 Corsair Trimaran US Nationals & Rendezvous will be held April 28 – May 3 in Pensacola, Florida. We will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the very first Corsair Nationals, which were held in Pensacola in 1994. Our goal is to make this an event that caters equally to both racers and recreational sailors by upping the fun factor and adding educational/informational sessions, while still providing a rigorous racing schedule for hardcore racers!

2015 Corsair Nationals Resources Page

Here you will find all of the resources for the 2015 Corsair Nationals. Wether you are looking to just attend the event for the on-land festivities, join the Fun Fleet, or are coming to race, you will find all of the resources here that you will need!

  • Read the 2015 Corsair Nationals Intro post to view a map of this year’s location, see an overview of the scheduled activities, brief descriptions of the educational seminars and discussions, and to review the racing and recreational sailing schedule.
  • Read the 2015 Corsair Nationals Update #1 post to learn about who’s on the Nationals Committee and to see details on each day of the event.

Dates: April 28-May 3

Racing Registration: April 30th
Racing Regatta: May 1st – 3rd

Rendezvous Registration: April 28th
“Fun Fleet” Regatta: April 29th – May 3rd

Below you will find some useful links for the 2015 Nationals, and be sure to keep your eye on the Corsair Community for the latest Corsair news and event updates!

Corsair Rendezvous NOR >>

Tentative Schedule >>

Accommodations >>

Boat and Trailer Logistics >>

Pensacola Yacht Club >>

Registration Documents >>

Regatta Network // Online Registration >> 

Maps >>

Please check out this link for a more detailed announcement on the Corsair Owner’s Community

Sponsored by Corsair Marine International

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Corsair Around the World http://corsairmarine.com/news/corsair-around-the-world/ Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:39:14 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=1616 For detailed information about how to contact a dealer nearest you please click here.

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Corsair Sailing Manual an amazing resource you can download for FREE http://corsairmarine.com/news/corsair-sailing-manual-download-yours-for-free/ Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:53:29 +0000 http://corsairmarine.com/?post_type=news&p=1602 We are offering you an amazing resource which can help you in every aspect of owning your Corsair and offers simple but effective advice and information for other aspects of a nautical life and boat ownership.

Everything you ‘need to know’ can be found in our awesome Corsair Sailing Manual. 

Download it here for free.

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