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What is the largest trailerable trimaran?

Corsair 36
In 2004 Corsair Marine has introduced the largest trailerable trimaran on the market, the Corsair 36. Corsair took their experience over the previous 16 years building the world’s most popular folding trailerable trimarans and brought it to the next level.

Can you capsize a trimaran?

Trimarans are a little more sensitive to wave induced capsize at the extreme but still are very safe good initial design and careful seamanship should see you through the worst weather, being appropriately equipped with drogues and parachute anchors also is essential a good reference book is Multihull Seamanship by …

What are the advantages of a trimaran?

The trimaran offers several capabilities to bridge the gap between monohulls and catamarans:

  • Excellent for high speed.
  • Moderate weight carrying capacity.
  • Good seakeeping capability.
  • Larger available deck area.
  • Moderate space below the main deck.

Do trimarans have a keel?

Because multihulls’ stability comes from the beam and extra hulls (form stability), there is no need for ballast or a substantial keel. Trimarans typically have no keels at all, and instead rely on a centerboard to prevent leeway, making them perfect for beaching (boom tent camping, anyone?).

What do you need to know about coastal cruising?

Good management of tides and currents is vital to efficient coastal passagemaking, as well as to choosing anchorages. There are a number of good tidal apps, and your digital charts will also have tidal info, but again there is nothing less susceptible to electronic collapse than paper.

Is it better to go offshore or coastal cruising?

Providing you’ve prepared your boat well, done your homework and are heading in the desired direction at the right time of year, you shouldn’t get any nasty surprises along the way. Coastal cruising, on the other hand, can be a complicated business that places even greater demands on a skipper than going offshore.

What kind of charts do you need for cruising?

One large-scale paper chart covering your entire cruising area. A Maptech waterproof chartbook for your area. At $50, this will serve you for many years, and it will be small enough to use in the cockpit.