News from the bay...

Corsair 24: Multiplying on the Bay This article was written back on February 4, 2013. There's a lot of great tips here that apply to the Corsair Pulse 600 and the Corsair 750/60. Enjoy.   Rafi Yahalom, Ron Kitowski, and Chris Harvey. Photo by Meredith Powlison Rafi Yahalom’s new Corsair Sprint 750 accelerates around the first windward mark with a sizeable lead. The starboard ama of Lookin’ Good flys over the water as the crew eases the sails. Yahalom turns down to a reach; we hoist the... Read More »
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You don't have to be rich to own a boat

You don’t have to be rich to own a boat. But you do want to chart a sensible course for your money — by choosing a boat that you can afford to buy and afford to maintain. The hardest thing about buying a used fiberglass sailboat is keeping your head straight. With a new boat you (in theory, at least) get what you pay for, but entering the used boat market can be a bit like going through Alice’s looking glass. Is a shiny new 35-foot performance cruiser beyond your pay grade? Not to worry, there’s... Read More »
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Corsair 760R featured in Multihull Sailor Summer 2018

Multihull Sailor includes articles on everything from downwind sails, rigging and gear to the latest on performance beach cats, cruisers, the world's best multihull charter destinations and more! A SAIL special issue focusing on cats, tris & everything multihull. There is a great article on the Corsair 760R. Pick up a copy of Multihull Sailor today! The new Corsair 760R is Corsair's ultimate regatta boat! Read the details on the new Corsair 760R at 180 Marine >>Corsair's ultimate regatta boat! ... Read More »
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"Life is too short to put things on hold"

Since the average age of the crew is about 70, naming themselves Team Swan Song started as a joke that got a little too real. Good thing this Swan Song has an encore, and then some. Listen to this dispatch from the official R2AK outpost — Shear Water Resort and Marina   “this is one of the amazing customers I have met this year, many are inspiring me more than I can inspire them.” —Richard Allen R2AK 2018 Clip of the Day - FINAL DAY    Read More »
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How Colorado Corsair 760 demos on Lake Granby will help you.

When you see a Corsair 760 trimaran first hand, you'll quickly see the high-quality construction Corsair's offer.  Did you know...Multihull World Magazine named the Corsair 760 Boat of the Year for boats under 40 feet? The beams are the same style as the Corsair Pulse 600 and better at deflecting water on these new Corsair models. Fourth of July, 2018 / Lake Granby, Colorado What a great holiday to get out on the water and experience a Corsair 760! Lake Granby is a perfect destination to test... Read More »
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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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Demo a new Cruze 970 coming into Long Beach, California

The Cruz 970 is an amazing boat. Did you know prior to the development of the 32ft Cruze 970, over 300 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 including an incredible voyage through the notorious North West and East-West Passages in a single season. However, most were used for cruising and racing.... 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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An Amazing Pre-Owned Corsair 31R for Sale!

Trident is blazingly quick, capable of reaching speeds over 25 knots. She has been modified with sails and custom features that tame the high wind conditions found on San Francisco Bay. She has an extra long cockpit that can comfortably accommodate you and your crew.   Trident racing in 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series - San Francisco Bay   Trident Racing - San Francisco Bay   Click here to view all details on Trident >> Corsair 31R - Easy to sail, and crazy fast compared to a monohull! At 180 Marine... 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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First Annual Bryan McDaniel Invitational Cruise

On May 3rd-May 6th the first annual Bryan McDaniel Invitational Cruise took place. Here are some photos taken at our anchorages. Notably missing in action--Bryan and Jackie McDaniel! We missed them. We did have a marvelous time though. Congratulations to Dan Hammond for successfully completing his first solo sailing adventure from our dock in Mary Esther to Juana's at the Navarre Beach. Although he did not continue with us to our next destination, he enjoyed sailing and fishing near Juana's and... 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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Planning Your Boat as a Business

Have you wondered how to plan your boat as a business? Here's what recent customers say matters the most: 1. "How can I make the most of my personal use and still meet tricky financial goals?"  Sure, it can be a tradeoff. So we start by coaching you to consider your most important goal and learning which strategy will give you the most confidence to move ahead. •  For some owners, they want to move up their purchase by a year or two.  • Others want to have monthly costs that are affordable. •  ... 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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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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