Trimaran Review- Corsair 37CR

Introduction

Corsair has recently graced Australia with a new design that reflects the best attributes of a catamaran. Corsair has now been bought out by the most predominant catamaran manufacturer in Australia.So this latest design success comes at no surprise. Seawind is the big catamaran builder on the world’s only continent-country and now they’ve acquired this well-known Vietnamese boat building company. The fusion of styles is certainly synergistic!

Cruisers in other parts of the world may think of a folding boat as being flimsy because they aren’t well acquainted with Corsair, which is mainly famous in Australia. Corsairs have circumnavigated the globe in cruise mode, even in the treacherous glacier-laden Southern Ocean, proving they are very durable!

Corsair 37 Trimaran Review

Corsair 37 Trimaran Reviews

The Corsair 37 was designed by Ian Farrier, who was well known for the clean boating designs he made for Kiwi from 1985 through 2000. Farrier has since departed from Kiwi and has been very successful in using his artistic genius to create his own boats.

His signature “F” and “C” displays his signature branding and an estimated seventy Australian boats are floating in the water, showcasing his trademark.

The Corsair 37 appeals have peaked high in trimaran Reviews because of its unique features that make it ideal for cruising as well as make it a good pick for sailors seeking a nautical performance vehicle. This thirty-seven-foot trimaran is on the market for a little over three hundred twenty-five thousand dollars.

Included in this price is its outboard motor. For boaters with a need for speed, there’s another version made entirely of carbon to be significantly lighter. Since carbon is expensive to cut and assemble, it drives the boat’s price up by around sixty-five thousand more dollars.

Specs

Specs Trimaran Reviews

The Corsair 37CR is rapidly growing in popularity based on trimaran Reviews. Part of the reason why buyers are so quick to recommend the 37CR is due to the specs that are hard to find in similar style boats. The LOA is thirty-seven feet. Its LWL is thirty-five feet.

The beam is twenty-five feet and seven inches when in use; when it is folded it measures nine foot ten inches. The hull portion of the draft comes out to be one foot eight inches. The entire draft measures seven feet and seven inches. The mast length is a whopping fifty-one feet and two inches. It weighs sixth thousand seven hundred pounds, and its maximum recommended auxiliary is twenty horsepower.

The entire draft measures seven feet and seven inches. The mast length is a whopping fifty-one feet and two inches. It weighs sixth thousand seven hundred pounds, and its maximum recommended auxiliary is twenty horsepower.

Standard Features

Features Corsair 37 Trimaran Reviews

Based on trimaran Reviews the Corsair 37CR has some of the best features one could find in a trimaran. Some of the things worth mentioning in the standard version are a cruising main and mainsail lazy cradle. A North Sails brand roller furling jib also is included. There is a folding mechanism made of trustworthy aluminum to be both durable and light weight.

A North Sails brand roller furling jib also is included. There is a folding mechanism made of trustworthy aluminum to be both durable and light weight.

There is a jib spinnaker. Screecher halyards come with the trimaran to make boating easier. A pivoting carbon fiber wing area mast with a main is also weather resistant and light. The boom and bowsprit are also made of carbon. The boom has internal outhaul land-in boom fixtures specially designed for slab reefing. There are man-made shrouds and a stainless steel head stay.

The winches are amazing too. They are one of the most talked about features of the Corsair 37CR in trimaran Reviews. The 37CR has two Harken b40.2 self-tailing central winches on top of the cabin with two 10 inch handles. Then there’re two Harken b32.2 self-tailing halyard winches positioned on the mast with 4 Spinlock XCS Clutches for the ropes, but it doesn’t stop there.

There’s also two Harken a42.2 primary sheet winches and two Harken a42.2 coaming winches. Harken is one of the leaders in high-quality winches worldwide, something most experienced boaters will appreciate. Owners will also receive a Harken traveler control, two jib sheets, and a Harken big boat traveler car with their purchase of the 37CR.

Then there’re two Harken b32.2 self-tailing halyard winches positioned on the mast with 4 Spinlock XCS Clutches for the ropes, but it doesn’t stop there. There’s also two Harken a42.2 primary sheet winches and two Harken a42.2 coaming winches. Harken is one of the leaders in high-quality winches worldwide, something most experienced boaters will appreciate. Owners will also receive a Harken traveler control, two jib sheets, and a Harken big boat traveler car with their purchase of the 37CR.

Harken is one of the leaders in high-quality winches worldwide, something most experienced boaters will appreciate. Owners will also receive a Harken traveler control, two jib sheets, and a Harken big boat traveler car with their purchase of the 37CR.

The bowsprit comes with deck fixtures for the screecher and the spinnaker. The jib further included is also made by Harken. There are two 10 X 10 hatches in the main cabin area. One is located in the head, and one is directly inside the main cabin.

There is one hatch in the foredeck, and each float has its hatch. There is an escape hatch in the cabin of the aft, and there are three port lights with one last aft accessible hatch. All hatch boards are made from tinted polycarbonate for a style that blends in with the rest of the trimaran.

The self-draining anchor locker that comes with every Corsair 37CR will save those on board a lot of work. The electrical system is simple to understand, and troubleshooting should never prove tedious as it comes with a test meter. It is a simple system with a breaker panel, double battery selector switch, and a twelve Volt accessory outlet. This will supply power to the navigation system and the foredeck and cabin lights. The only things that are not included are the batteries.

It is a simple system with a breaker panel, double battery selector switch, and a twelve Volt accessory outlet. This will supply power to the navigation system and the foredeck and cabin lights. The only things that are not included are the batteries.

Some other great features of the 37CR are the VHF masthead antenna and the compass. Tinted polycarbonate cabin windows match the hatch boards and keep the sun from being unbearable while looking outside at the fantastic view passengers can only get from being on the water.

Two storage compartments are located inside the cockpits. The seating areas are designed to be comfortable and stern, and pulpit rails are available nearby in case things get a little bumpy at sea. There’s a twelve Volt refrigerator built into the boat, and the main cabin galley has pressured cold water and a stainless steel sink.

There is also a two burner stove for cooking on board. Passengers will also be delighted by the transom shower and the enclosed head compartment with a shower, vanity, and pump-out system.

Sailing can be performed manually, which is something most experienced captains prefer. Getting in and out of the trimaran is a breeze thanks to the boarding ladder with transom mounting.

The Corsair Trimaran 37CR is also getting good trimaran Reviews because it was built meet all CE International standards as well as ISO standards. A sailing manual is included with the boat at the time of purchase.

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