Discovery test

Corsair Pulse 600

Published on 01 june 2016 at 0h00

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An entry-level trimaran and much more besides!

The back story

Fans of fast multihulls will be familiar with Corsair trimarans which have been admired all around the world for over 30 years, for the ingenious folding system for the arms and for their performance. Ever since the emblematic Corsair 27, the yard has offered numerous multihulls ranging from pure racers to (fast) cruising boats.
The pulse 600 is the latest boat from the yard which is now located in Vietnam and which was bought in 2010 by the Australian builder Seawind Catamarans.

Fun trip on a dayboat

A boat which can be raced and enjoyed by even the most experienced crews!

A guided tour

The first impression you get with the Pulse is that it feels much bigger than the six meters shown on the technical specifications. Notably, the cockpit is very welcoming, being three meters long and 1.45 meters wide. But with the trampolines, this width increases to 4.50 meters, offering a gigantic platform to bring the children along on a trip. At the front of this small trimaran, there is a very practical cuddy which is easy to access to stow your things. The "coachroof" (which is offered in three colors: red, yellow or blue) is removable, allowing you to free up even more space and making the access to the foredeck even easier. An option which will no doubt be favored when racing.
So the roof is removable, but once it is fitted, it is completely watertight. The yard also wanted to offer a ...

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