The 95th Mills Trophy Race on the Great Lakes!

June 8-9, 2018 Invitational Mills Trophy Race The Mills Trophy Race first staged in 1907, is a stern test of navigational skill as the competitors sail through the night from the starting point at the Toledo Harbor Light to the finish line near Put-in-Bay in the Lake Erie Islands. This is the premier race on Lake Erie and is sponsored by the Toledo Yacht Club. Here is a good report from Matt Markey / THE BLADE, the #1 newspaper in Ohio. The BLADE delivers new and events through print, online,... Read More »
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Corsair trimarans are solid!

On Thursday, May 17th John Simonds and Ross were sailing on board their Corsair 28R trimaran north along Queensland's coast towards Cairns. John reported:  "We sailed 65 NM today in 30+ with 2.5m seas downwind. Great boat Corsair :))" "Ross surfing down 3m in 30 knots just under jib :))" _________________________________________________________________________________ At 180 Marinewe live and breathe the details on these boats, let us know how we can help. Direct any questions you may have about... Read More »
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Saturday, May 19, 2018 is the start of the National Safe Boating Week

Browse these real-life accounts of boaters who have been "Saved by the Jacket" Saved by the Jacket >>   The Coast Guard kicks off National Safe Boating Week, an annual observance to promote safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary, consistent life jacket wear by recreational boaters, Saturday. National Safe Boating Week runs from May 19-25, is the launch of the 2018 North American Safe Boating Campaign, and is endorsed and promoted by the U.S. Coast Guard. As part of National Safe... Read More »
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Watch the Pulse 600 in the Tahiti Pearl Regatta

Reach out if you have a specific question about Corsair trimarans, we're happy to help. 180 Marine is the fastest growing Corsair Marine Dealer in the U.S., owned and operated by Richard Allen and Leslie Gabriel, long time Corsair trimaran racers, day sailors, and cruisers. Contact: richard@180marine.com Visit: 180marine.com Learn more about the Corsair Pulse 600 here at 180 Marine >>   Read More »
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Join in on the Delta Cruising Seminar & Kick off Party!

Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 6-9pm Richmond Yacht Club will host the Delta Cruising Seminar and Kickoff Party.  The party will be led by Craig & Ann Perez of the Express 34 Marrakesh, RYC; Christine Weaver of the Laser 28  Stink Eye, RYC; and Tom Lueck of the Hunter 41 Sir Leansalot, Stockton SC. Breakout sessions will cover anchoring, destinations, and the Bay Bash. Pre-ordered Delta Doo Dah X burgees and caps will be available to pick up; extras will be available to purchase, and gear from... Read More »
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Event at the Island Yacht Club on Alameda, "A South Pacific Adventure"

May 3, 2018 —If your in the area the Bay area, BAMA, (Bay Area Multihull Association) will be hosting an evening of adventure. The Rothacher family went on a 9 month 6000 nm sail batical on a Outremer catamaran in the South Pacific! You wouldn't want to miss hearing their stories, videos and pics of the trip! Doors open at 6:15 and the presentation starts at 7 p.m. Come on out! Urs Rotharcher Ex-SL33 Bridgerunner Outremer 5X MOANA Learn more about BAMA >>   Read More »
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Singlehanded Sailing Society - Round the Rocks

San Francisco, California, April 14, 2018 —Join the SSS ROUND the ROCKS Regatta!  Skippers meeting is April 11 at Island Yacht Club, and registration closes April 11, 2018. This will be a great event for any and all  Corsair trimarans! Here's a fun video of an F-25C Mojo #06 racing in the SSS Round the Rocks race on 2015. Skipper: Chris Harvey, Foredeck: Bob Hyde, Pit: Bob Hyde, 04/18/2015 SSS Round the Rocks Race from Three Sigma on Vimeo. Single Handed Sailing Society >>   Read More »
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Phaedo3 Newport to Cabo San Lucas

  Phaedo³ Newport to Cabo San Lucas 2017 from Ocean Images on Vimeo. Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70 took line honours and 1st in class during the 2017 Cabo Race. They had a fantastic race with Mighty Merloe, swapping places between 1st and 2nd as they descended West of the Baha Peninsula. Related Articles The Border Run - Everything Except the Wind! The Baja Ha-Ha   Read More »
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Why Take a Safety at Sea Course

  Whether you are sailing a monohull or multihull it's always a good idea to have a plan in place with your crew to deal with heavy weather issues when they come up...will you reach safe harbor. Do you have the right emergency communication equipment/gear on board? Ever wonder what you woul ddo if someone fell overboard? Safety at Sea Course facts:
  • Moderated and taught by experienced, lifelong sailors who include some of the top names in sailing and safety.
  • Designed for sailors of all types and...
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A proud new owner of a Corsair 31 1D

She is a beauty and a beast. I will keep her on the trailer in Alameda while doing work on her. Mainly instrument installation and a new outboard with power start and tilt. Also, make her coastal equipped. Advice is welcome. Also, I'm looking for a cost-effective instrument installer. I re-named her "LookinGood II". Her final home will be in Ballena Isle Marina. Happy New Year! I'm already having one. Rafi Lookin'Good II No matter how safe and secure you try to make things, Mother Nature can... Read More »
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Pre-owned trimarans need some love too!

Why Corsair Trimaran?
  • They’re Fast
  • They’re Safe
  • They’re Exciting
  • They’re Trailerable
  • Versatile, Fun and Stable
  • They deliver speed on a puff of wind
  • Their shallow draft allows you to coast directly up onto any beach
  • There’s lots of space for family & crew on the large trampolines
  • The wide beams provide a flat stable platform under sail
  • It’s a great base for family fun when at anchor
  • It’s quick and easy from trailer to sailor
Here are some fine pre-owned Corsair trimaran listings! 2012 Corsair 37 - $200,000​... Read More »
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TMM Yacht Charters - Post Irma & Maria Update

Prior to the storms, we had 14 of our boats secured and ready at Road Reef and another 19 boats secured on our hurricane moorings in Paraquita Bay. Despite our efforts, a direct hit from Category 5 Irma caused catastrophic damage to the entire BVI. To add insult to injury, two weeks after Irma, Hurricane Maria passed just south of the BVI, also as a Category 5. Fortunately, not much additional damage was caused, however, Puerto Rico, our life-line to supplies and transport since Irma, has now... Read More »
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Development Update #9 on the Pulse 600

New details on sails and trailering Featuring lightweight carbon reinforced construction, this boat will get your pulse racing in even the lightest of winds. The Pulse 600 is a sports boat that is about pure fun… Designed for conveniently easy rigging and setup so you can quickly launch, unfold the floats and get out on the water. With modern reverse bows and high volume floats, even the most performance oriented sailors have plenty to get hooked on with our smallest addition to the Corsair... Read More »
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Development Update #8 on the Pulse 600

Innovative New Ring Frame Design Clever solutions to difficult problems are evident throughout the Pulse 600 design. None more so than the carbon-fiber ring frame that’s literally at the heart of this ground-breaking new sailing machine. The righting forces from the floats are transferred into the struts and into the hull itself...at the very place where mast loads and foil loads intersect. This is a perfect place for a strong, elegant design to efficiently pass loads through the hull, and... Read More »
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Development Update #7 on the Pulse 600

Latest images illustrate remarkable ease of folding and trailering The Pulse 600 is designed with an open cockpit and fits a crew of up to four, but can equally be sailed single or double handedly. Versatility is a key feature of the boat and the forward area provides enough storage and cover for day sailing / weekend adventures or can simply be left empty for go-fast racing. Family, crew mates or friends, it doesn’t matter with whom you sail, unfold your freedom on a Pulse 600. Pulse 600... Read More »
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Dusseldorf Boat Show Details

  Join us January 17th - 25th at the Dusseldorf Boat Show! We will be located in Hall 15, Stand D42.  What you can expect to see. The Cruze 970 will be on display and is nominated for the European Boat Of The Year award which will be announced at the show. We will also have further information and a display about the brand new Pulse 600 (available early 2015). Our dealers from France, Germany and Holland will be at our stand throughout the show. We also have our Italian and UK dealers... Read More »
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Development Update #6 on the Pulse 600

Mast & Boom The mast and boom will be aluminum. The cost differential to go to carbon on a boat this size vs. the performance gain does not add up and we want to keep that boat as affordable as possible whilst maintaining a high level of performance.  Rudders & Dagger Board Both the rudders and dagger board are composite boards and both are retractable. In the up position, the dagger board will sit just under the boom and in the down position will be neatly out of the way and flush with... Read More »
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Cruze 970 nominated for European Yacht of the Year award

The new Cruze 970 is an exciting new model with great sailing pedigree and packed with fantastic new features as the latest model from the design team at Corsair Marine. Prior to the development of the 32ft Cruze 970, over 300 of the award winning C31s were delivered to owners all around the world making this model one of the most successful trimarans in the world. The C31 was chosen for its great sailing qualities & rugged construction for a number of epic adventures in the Arctic. However most... Read More »
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Holiday Special on the NEW Corsair Pulse 600

Be one of the first to fly the Pulse 600! The launch of the exciting new Pulse 600 from Corsair Marine is imminent, marking the next generation of trimaran speed machines: reverse, wave-piercing bows, carbon-reinforced construction, full-volume floats (amas), and a curved traveler track for optimum sheeting angles. This is a tight little hot rod built to fly! West Coast Multihulls is putting together a group of sailors to be the first to sail this exciting new trimaran. Sporty and fun,... Read More »
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2015 Tour de France à la Voile

Good luck to the contesters in the 2015 Tour de France à la Voile, which will be held July 3-26 next summer! There are 31 entries who will be racing in the Diam 24 fleet. It's great to see such a strong "small trimaran" fleet. The Diam 24 reminds us a lot of the Pulse 600! What do you think? Here is an article from mysailing.com.au with more information: An historical line-up It has been more than seven years (July 2007) since the Tour de France à la Voile has had such a large line-up. « This... Read More »
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