What Everybody Ought to Know About the Trans-Tahoe Regatta

1. Trans-Tahoe Regatta begins June 21, 2018 2. It's Lake Tahoe's biggest Regatta 3. The first Trans-Tahoe began in 1963 4. The Trans-Tahoe Regatta is featuring several PHRF divisions 5. The Tahoe City Marine is providing haul in/pout and mooring packages 6. To arrange a package contact Andrew Casci at the Tahoe Yacht Club 7. Lake Tahoe is a high-altitude paradise, along with Lake Dillon in Summit County, Colorado and Lake Granby in Grand County. 8. 2018 Trans-Tahoe Regatta Website >> 9. All of... Read More »
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New Pulse 600 Arrives in Lake Tahoe!

  A bright red and shiny new Pulse 600 arrived in Lake Tahoe this week! This is the perfect boat for Lake Tahoe. There is room to move fast and stretch out, which is what the Pulse 600 is good at!  The Pulse 600 is the new standard. It has the speed and excitement of an A-Cat and at the same time is stable enough for your wife and you to handle even in winds of 20+ knots. And the boat easily accommodates 4 adults. Perfect for a family outing. The Pulse 600 is light-weight so it is lively,... Read More »
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Fast Corsair 970 for sale on the west coast!

Race to Alaska / No motor, no support, all the way to Alaska. Race is ON! This Corsair 970 is officially racing in the R2AK beginning this week, June 14, 2018. This race isn't for everyone. It’s like the Iditarod, on a boat, with a chance of drowning, being run down by a freighter, or eaten by a grizzly bear. There are squalls, killer whales, tidal currents that run upwards of 20 miles an hour, and some of the most beautiful scenery on earth.  Learn more about the R2AK >> Corsair’s latest... Read More »
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Experience a Corsair 760 this summer in Colorado!

Demo a Corsair 760 this summer on Lake Granby, Colorado. Lake Granby borders Rocky Mountain, National Park. Who wouldn't want to experience sailing a fast Corsair trimaran on this beautiful lake! Make Granby a "Bucket List" destination! The town of Granby is quickly becoming known as the "in" destination for vacationers for its friendly atmosphere, great location and climate, and close proximity to Denver.  Contact Richard Allen at 180 Marine for details >>________________________________________... Read More »
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Colorado TEAM PTARMIGAN enters R2AK

Colorado Team Ptarmigan members: Bo Bohanon, Kelsey Bohanon, Molly McPartland, Jack Gallagher Hometown: Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA Race vessel: F-28 LOA: 28.5′ Human propulsion: Rowing station Connect: instagram Here is a fun read on this team! In the post-Weinstein era it’s easy to jump to conclusions when you see a couple of guys either side of 60 submit an application for a team with two women in their mid-twenties. The time it took us to go from “Eew” to marching in the streets was only... Read More »
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Delivery of a new Corsair 760 Trimaran. Elevation 11,245'

  Up and over Berthoud Pass, Colorado with a new Corsair 760, destination Lake Granby. Lake Granby is the 3rd largest body of water in Colorado, elevation 8,284'. This delivery originally started in Pensacola, FL. where Karl Smith the new owner participated in the Corsair Trimaran Performance Sailing Clinic with Randy Smyth as chief instructor, hosted by Windcraft Multihulls. After a week of on/off the water training with instructors Richard Allen, Don Wigston and Randy Smyth, Karl was ready to... Read More »
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Corsair 970 Sport Enters R2AK Race

750 Miles to Alaska. No Motors. No Support. First to Arrive Wins $10K.  Now in its fourth year, this engineless, unsupported adventure race has received national media attention and is already a ‘bucket list’ event for the maritime world. "There's no race that I'm aware of that is this diverse and this demanding." - Experienced racer Graeme Esarey, Team Elsie Piddock, first place in the inaugural R2AK "Adventure is alive and well...Tapping into that age-old desire to sail over the horizon, the... Read More »
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Corsair 37 - The "Performance Trimaran" for serious sailors

The previous model Corsair 37 CR and other variants will be replaced with a trimaran designed to balance the needs of cruising and racing and having only 2 variants:  The Corsair 37 for cruising, and the Corsair 37RS which will be the carbon "race" version. The new 37 will appeal to families and couples alike.  Easy to sail and stable, the new model sports a radically upgraded interior in contemporary style which we can now share with you in the images below. Successful and reliable design... Read More »
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Many, many reasons the Corsair 760 should be on your radar

The Corsair 760 trimaran just received Multihull of the year award 2018! The Corsair 760 is a beautiful design and quality finish. There has been a HUGE advancement for the Corsair 760 in comparison to earlier models. Features like the carbon fiber rudder case, low profile beams, and spacious, high-end interior witch give this boat a feeling of space, comfort, and quality you would expect from the much larger competition. The Corsair 760 is incredibly stable. Not only under sail does the Corsair... Read More »
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Corsair 760 trimaran wins "Multihull of the Year" 2018 award!

Corsair Marine International has just received news that they have won “Multihull of the Year” for the 760 in the under 40 foot class. These awards are not only an important message to help them promote their products and brand, but they truly are well deserved recognition of the high quality product that they are currently putting out in the market-place. This is a fantastic achievement and testament to a great design and top quality product! Modern French Design The Corsair 760 offers better... Read More »
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TransPac 2017 Winner in Division 6-From Denver, Colorado!

                         April 18, 2018 // 180 Marine Event! The TransPac race is from L.A. to Honolulu. Brad will share what he had to do to prepare the boat, prepare his mental, emotional and physical self to sail and WIN his class! 12 Days: 17 Hours: 51 Min: 21 Secs WHEN: April 18, 2018 Hosted by: Richard Allen / 180 Marine Time: Social 6:00 pm / Presentation 6:30 pm — 7:30 pm WHERE: Pelican Club, at the Lake House in Cherry Creek State Park Admission: FREE For more information >>            ... Read More »
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Mining Olympic Gold on Treasure Island!

This is great news! A dedicated effort for developing young sailors in outstanding sail training conditions - San Francisco Bay! SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FAST USA, the Facility for Advanced Sailing and Technology, has opened at Treasure Island Sailing Center (TISC). FAST USA combines the resources of a three-way partnership between TISC, the St. Francis Sailing Foundation, and US Sailing, the sport's national governing body. The partnership will enhance the community-based... Read More »
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Extravagant Gesture Adventures

These guys caught my attention about how passionate they are about getting out on their Corsair Trimaran 31, (Extravagant Gesture) and the beautiful photography they captured along the way. Here is a short recap of one of George Pare's and Sandie Allen's adventure from Waquoit Bay to Sakonnet Point. Sandie and I just wrapped up our first year aboard Extravagant Gesture. We capped it off with a truly stellar adventure followed by our first haul out. We never imagined we would do so much and... Read More »
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National Sailing Hall of Fame member rescued off Sanibel

National Sailing Hall of Fame member rescued off Sanibel after craft capsizes during race. Randy Smyth's attempt at repeating or beating a record he set in 2017 in an 300-mile expedition-style race down the west coast of Florida fell short on Saturday when the National Sailing Hall of Fame member's boat capsized 12 miles south of Sanibel Island. Smyth, 63, of Fort Walton Beach, one of North America's top multihull sailors, was rescued without injury off his 20-foot trimaran sailboat Sizzor by... Read More »
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WaterTribe Everglades Challenge Disrupted

"The purpose of WaterTribe is to encourage the development of boats, equipment, skills, and human athletic performance for safe and efficient coastal cruising using minimal impact human and wind powered watercraft based on kayaks, canoes, and small sailboats." WaterTribe Everglades Challenge Tampa Bay To Key Largo In Sea Kayaks, Canoes and Small Boats OVER THIS PAST WEEKEND... News as reported by Pressure Drop.us COAST GUARD TERMINATES WATER TRIBE EVERGLADES CHALLENGE NEAR ENGLEWOOD, FLA. ST.... Read More »
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How to realize your dream...before you retire

March 1, 2018 - DENVER Learn how Colorado skippers recently changed their lives by deciding to work and sail now…not work and wait! We’ve all sailed a charter, but this group of Colorado Cats has discovered unique ways to realize the dream... making cruising a monthly gig years ahead of schedule.   Speakers: Bill Edwards and Katie Smith, Seawind 1160 Cat Bill has owned four yachts during his sailing career. Most recently a Seawind Catamaran 1160 Lite, Seawind 1000, Corsair 28 Trimaran, and Bill... Read More »
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"The 760 loves the wind and loves the waves"

Meet the Corsair 760 racing trimaran team at Geelong Festival of Sails What is the Festival of Sails all about? The Festival of Sails is the largest annual keel boat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere with over 300 yacht entries and 3,000 competitors annually taking part in the event. First held in 1844, the Festival of Sails Regatta is one of the nation’s oldest sporting events, and has evolved over many years culminating in its current format as Australia’s foremost keelboat regatta. Running... Read More »
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COYOTE - The Mike Plant Story

Coyote is a feature documentary about legendary American sailor, Mike Plant. Spanning the decade from his arrival in professional offshore sailing in the mid-80s, the film follows Plant’s daring spirit as he challenges both mother nature – around the world alone on a sailboat – and French dominance in the sport. Chronically underfunded and undermanned, Plant’s thirst for adventure and fearless belief in his dreams drive him to become an American hero of the sea. His wild blue eyes and boyish... Read More »
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Dramatic Redondo Beach Harbor Rescue

In case you missed this...wind and waves took this sailboat up on the breakwall! The rescue was done by the Redondo Beach Fire Department. What would you do? Here are a few other "challenges at sea" articles. Silver Rudder 2015 – Challenge of the Sea 8 Recommendations for Safe Sailing Chinese single-hander Guo Chuan went missing...  Read More »
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Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in San Diego

The Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in San Diego will be hosted by the San Diego & Coronado Yacht Club on March 16-18, 2018. Sailing World is the organizing authority (OA) of this event. San Diego Yacht Club is the host club and will provide race management.  The regatta is open to any boat of 25 feet LOA or greater that holds a current PHRF certificate. A boat shall be assigned to a division according to rating and other factors at the discretion of the (OA). All decisions of the OA regarding... Read More »
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