Rusty, or just dusty? no problem

The Corsair Nationals are competitive, but also family oriented, and put a big emphasis on getting to know everyone involved in the Corsair community.  The event organisers want you to know that sailors of all skill levels are welcome.  In some cases that means you might be transitioning from a monohull, and it may be easier than you think!  And at the Nationals you can gain knowledge from a huge number of friendly sailors. This year the regatta will hold a special one day Speed Clinic hosted by... 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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New Tahiti Corsair Dealer appointed - Bora Bora Yacht Brokers

Corsair Marine is proud to announce the newest addition to the Corsair network: Bora Bora Yacht Brokers. This recent addition to the Corsair distribution network supports the companies goal to reach new and exciting sailing destinations. Thanks to an innovative new sailing program bringing back multihull interest in Tahiti. Bora Bora Yacht Brokers have established a local Corsair dealership to cover the French Polynesian island. Bora Bora's owner David Allouch has imported the first two Pulse... Read More »
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SAIL Tahiti - the ultimate sailing experience

Ocean sailor Benoit Parnaudeau (Vendee Globe 2004, Route du Rhum and 2 mini transats…) and entrepreneur David Allouch, behind BORA BORA YACHT BROKER ( have embarked on a new challenge: rekindle the multihull passion that is Polynesia’s heritage. “The traditional lagoon boat, light multihulls invented over 1500 years ago by the Polynesian people, has slowly disappeared from our lagoons.  They’ve been replaced by powerboats for fishing or large charter boats.  Luckily the talent for... Read More »
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Corsair to have 2 boats on display at Hanseboot - Hamburg Boat Show 2016

Corsair will display the popular Cruze 970 and the sporty Pulse 600 at this great Autumn boat show in Germany.   The Cruze 970 brings cruising comfort to the 32-foot trimaran market in a way no other boat can match, and is perfectly suited to Baltic sailing.  At 2.55 metres wide when folded, this boat exactly meets the trailering restrictions in Europe, while providing a combination of comfort and protection that's unrivalled in trimarans of this size.  The cold waters of the Baltic won't... Read More »
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Pulse 600 sailing in Annapolis Like a Pro

  Test sailing the Pulse in Annapolis this week. Check out this video just posted by Sailing World. Maybe the Pulse will get a shot at Boat of the Year! Go to 180 Marine on Facebook to view the video >> 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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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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Seven trimarans already confirmed for Corsair Nationals - New Speed Clinic announced

January 27 - 29, 2017 will see the next Corsair Nationals hosted by Sarasota Sailing Squadron.  Already 7 entrants are confirmed, with a target number of 30 Corsair's well within sight! 2 new Corsair Pulse 600's are already registered, along with 3 Corsair Sprint 750's.  And don't forget, there is a special price promotion on Sprint 750's until the end of the year.  A few weeks ago we offered a special price on the next 5 boats to be built before the end of 2016.  3 are already sold, leaving... Read More »
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Experience a Pulse on the Bay!

SAUSALITO — This new 20-foot model has the same well-engineered structure for folding the amas as the original Corsair, as well as a gin pole and tackle to raise the mast. 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... Read More »
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Pulse 600 trimaran nominated as Swedish sailboat of the year 2016/17

Wrapping up the Stockholm boat show yesterday we were met by the show organizers with some fantastic news. The Pulse 600 has been nominated for Sweden's prestigious sailboat of the year award. This is the first time Corsair has received a nomination into these awards and a well deserved accomplishment for the entry level trimaran. Testing of the Pulse will proceed over the upcoming weeks with the announcement of the winner being made at the Gothenburg show in early February 2017. More info on... Read More »
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Sailing the Pulse 600 in Amsterdam

Today i had the pleasure of meeting up with the team from Nibor Marine at their dock space on lake Ijsselmeer, just outside of Amsterdam. The births on lake Ijsselmeer are quite narrow, only allowing narrow beamed monohulls under normal circumstances. For the Pulse, this was not an issue. We simply folded one beam to fit the nimble trimaran through the pylons, unfolded and then off we went for a great day on the water high speed trimaran sailing. When we left the dock the winds were quite light... Read More »
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The Pulses in Multihull Solutions Regatta – Phuket 2016

Following the great success of the 2014 and 2015 regatta, 2016 marks the third year that Multihull Solutions is naming rights and major sponsor of the Multihull Solutions regatta in Phuket.  Staged from 14-17 July, the 2016 multihull-only regatta received enormous interest with 18 boats entered into the three days of exhilarating racing and unforgettable social action. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Phuket’s waterways this regatta offers allot of on and off water fun for multihull... Read More »
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This year's Aspen Open Regatta did not disappoint!

  We sailed the Pulse 600 all weekend on a windy mountain lake, it performed very well… a real adrenaline generator and no knockdowns. Can’t say that about the J22s, or the U20’s. On the Pulse 600 going upwind, the high volume leeward float never looked like it would bury itself or create excessive drag. Gusts up to 41 knots, often steady at 20-25, if you call that steady. Below is a shot of a top team on their J22, with my friend Ralph swimming behind the boat. What’s that? Is it an airplane?... 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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Aspen Yacht Club 47th Annual Open Regatta

  Friday, July 15th - Sunday, July 17 Come on out and experience the most spectacular regatta in the Rocky Mountain Region! The Aspen Open is a premier event featuring one-design class and handicap racing on a lake known for its wild and unpredictable conditions. 180 Marine will have an on-water display of the Corsair Pulse 600. What is a Pulse 600 you might be asking yourself…this boat is the latest design from the world’s largest trimaran manufacturer,  this exciting model is full of... Read More »
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Why a Pulse 600?

The Pulse 600 is very fun, fast, stable and responsive. You can easily sail single handed Crew with 2 Crew with 3 Contact Richard Allen for further information on the Pulse 600.  We have deliveries coming to San Francisco frequently. Email: info@180marine    Read More »
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Shipments of the Pulse 600 keep coming into the US

                              Two Pulse 600's are set to arrive in San Francisco end of July. 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... Read More »
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Portsmouth - Multihull Boat Show // 24th to 26th June 2016

Portsmouth, England - 8th Multihull Boat Show // 24th to 26th June 2016 Come on out! Entry is FREE and it will be FUN!  Haslar Marina, Haslar Rd, Gosport Hampshire PO12 1NU UK  Boats Exhibiting: Corsair Pulse 600, Cruze 970 and the Seawind 1160 Lite  Simple / Fast / Light = Affordable The Seawind 1160 Lite is an evolution of the award winning Seawind 1160. Proven as one of the most versatile mutihulls on the market, the 1160 Lite is furnished with a modern interior and is ideal for both... Read More »
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