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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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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Why buy a Corsair Cruze 970?

The combination of performance from the award-winning Corsair C31 and the spacious comfort of the Corsair 37! The new Cruze 970 is an exciting new model with great sailing pedigree and packed with fantastic new features as one of the latest models from the design team at Corsair Marine. Origin  Corsair has built over three hundred C31s delivering to locations all around the world where our customers have sailed this tough, proven performer in a wide range of conditions. In 2010, a C31 Ultimate... 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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Largest ever Dusseldorf Boat Show display...

Corsair and Seawind announce largest ever Dusseldorf Boat Show display Corsair Marine International is bringing a record 3 boats to our display at the Dusseldorf Boat Show from January 21st to 29th.  The display located in Hall 15, A-22 will present the SAIL Magazine Best Boats winner Corsair Pulse 600, the popular Cruze 970 trimaran, and the Worldwide Premier of the all-new Corsair 760.   Corsair will also present for the first time, the options and photography of our flagship 1600 from our... Read More »
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The Corsair 37s are fantastic boats!

  The 37RS Carbon Offshore Cruiser Racer is the most technologically advanced Corsair trimaran yet. This boat features a full carbon fiber build, the Corsair 37RS' lightweight construction and high strength realizes the boat's potential.  The Corsair 37CR offers all the comforts of a cruising monohull and the flat sailing of a big catamaran  It also has the speed, safety, and unsinkability of a Corsair Trimaran.  The Corsair 37CR features a shallow draft with retractable dagger board and... Read More »
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Sad Day for "Transit of Venus" Corsair 37

Today I spoke with Corsair 37 owner Rick Waltonsmith for an update on plans following the Pacific Cup: “So this is not good news to share about Transit of Venus. My Corsair 37, the first multihull to complete the Pacific Cup, is a loss. The trimaran hit an unknown object in the middle of the night, at about 10 knots, while returning from Hawaii to Oakland after this race. The crew was rescued, Captain Marc Gounard, crew Arnie Thompson and Tom McCauley are now safe aboard a cargo ship that's... Read More »
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C-37 Transit of Venus in the Pacific Cup!

Be sure to check the Pacific Cup Race tracker to follow along with the race of a lifetime for the Corsair trimaran 37 "Transit of Venus"!   TRACK NOW >> Skipper Rick Waltonsmith and crew have successfully navigated the first few days of the race to launch themselves into a great position overall so far. Their southerly track is more often than not the favored track on the way to Hawaii and the weather forecast confirms lighter wind further north on the course.   READ MORE >>   Read More »
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30 Year Timeline of Corsair Marine

1984 - Corsair Marine was established through a partnership between John Walton (son of Sam Walton, Founder of Wal Mart) who offered to finance the production of the uniquely designed F boat and Ian Farrier, the designer who patented and built the original prototype in Australia back in 1974. With the production facility located in San Diego, California together they produced and marketed the world's first trailerable and very fast, trimarans. This initial partnership thus set the stage for a... Read More »
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Introducing the amazing Corsair Cruze 970

Check out the new promo video for the Corsair trimaran Cruze 970! Click here to watch video on YouTube >>The new Corsair Cruze 970 is an evolution of the C31 popular design but with greater comfort and amenities similar to that found on the larger C37.  The 970 is also slightly longer than the C31 and the deck has been raised creating approximately 15 percent additional inside space.  Most importantly, there is full standing headroom in the saloon area. Not only is it a beautiful trimaran, it's... Read More »
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PACIFIC Cup Race Starts July 6th!

Known as "The Fun Race to Hawaii", NO MULTIHULL HAS EVER COMPLETED THE PACIFIC CUP, but these guys are going to try! If Transit of Venus is successful, it will be a first….  With luck, in a couple months we will be able to announce:  “A Corsair is the first multihull ever to finish this 2000nm race”. San Francisco based Corsair 37 “Transit of Venus” is attempting to be the first multihull (ever) to finish the Pacific Cup Race from San Francisco to Hawaii this July. Owner Rick Waltonsmith... Read More »
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Learn About the World's Pirate Hotspots 2013

Whether you're a large cargo vessel or a small trimaran sailboat, you have to be extremely aware of the growing number of pirate attacks around the world. While planning your next sailing adventure on your Corsair 28, Corsair 37, or the new Corsair Cruze 970, you will want to avoid the waters off of the following locations and keep your eye out for pirate activity:
  • Indonesia
  • Somalia
  • Nigeria
  • Gulf of Aden
  • India
  • Red Sea
  • Bangladesh
  • Ivory Coast
  • Peru
  • Singapore Straits
Another hotbed for pirate activity is in... Read More »
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12 More Reasons Why Corsair’s are the Best

Your next big adventure is right around the corner! Our multihull sailboats are known in the industry for the best trailerable catamarans and trimarans. Here are 12 reasons why Corsair’s are the best:  1. Extraordinary speed and effortless acceleration are trademarks of Corsairs. Their ability to fly on a puff or generate their own high-power apparent wind is legendary. Without a lead keel to create drag, and with tangible buoyancy in construction technique and materials, Corsairs are... Read More »
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