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F3000 Malaysia KBS Round three

Scott has aspiration of F1 Power boating but this is as close as he’ll ever get! F3000 are tunnel hulls that can do 160km/h and pull 2-3 gee turns. When the wind goes light and the water goes flat, that’s the time for F3000. It is within reach of mere mortals like Scott. An understanding … Continue reading

Top of the Gulf Regatta

We’ve just come to the end of the Top of the Gulf Regatta in Pattaya, Thailand. We had four days of great sailing but rather unfortunately the last race was abandoned due to a lack of breeze. Five races of the scheduled seven were conducted in great conditions where we managed to nudge a Corsair … Continue reading

Smart Tri – reloaded…

Dockside today, the Smart was prepared for tomorrows little cruise around Table Bay. All the systems have now been commissioned that means the air-con is running, the fresh water system is all up and running and the boiling water supply will work 24X7 oh and the eclectric toilet is flushing. Wicked, she’s almost ready to … Continue reading

SMART power… I like these…

These little units are really impressive. These have been fitted to the Smart Tri until Danie has finished developing the ‘real’ ones for the Smart Tri. At the moment, the Torqueedos generate 2kW each which is enough to easily push the 40′ Smart Tri up to 6 – 8 knots. Once the real drives are … Continue reading

Smart Tri 40

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z71DtWcMRKQ&list=UUwJ_kguwbqrYfue5lKPNpTA&index=1&feature=plcp

Here’s the second sail on the Smart Tri 40. Had a ‘day off’ today but going out for a casual Club race tomorrow from the RCYC.. Nice.

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South Africa…

Team Pro Sail has made South Africa finally, and this has to be sailing Mecca’! Just out of Johannesburg is the Stilbaai Sailing Club located on an expansive lake. The Stilbaai Club is a bit of a haven for multihulls with a lot of trimarans including the M23, Dragonfly and a Corsair 31. Was great … Continue reading

Harry’s@The Equator

So we race hard to get to a deserted island. We scrunch a coral shelf just before the finish. We arrive on a beach some where near The Line. We walk up a small incline to be greeted with “your a little late for the sundowners but we kept you some”. Harry’s did a wonderful … Continue reading

Dash to Neptune

The Neptune Regatta. WOW what an adventure. A full length glossy article will be appearing in the next issue of Changi Log that is due in the ‘shops’ in another week but if you would like to download the fully pimped pdf you can do so at, http://www.prosailasia.com/Pro_Sail_Asia/Media_files/Dash%20To%20Neptune.pdf It is about 9mB but the colours … Continue reading

The Dash

As part of ‘product testing’ I’ve spent the last two nights sleeping in the “floating studio”! First night I tried the vee-berth and then last night I tried the main berth – both were very comfortable! Not only did I have a good sleep but managed to get some interesting images of the dash at … Continue reading

Dash 750 in Singapore…

Corsairs Dash 750 was a nominee for the European Boat of the Year, and we have just received our first one in Singapore. The Dash compliments a Sprint and a 28RS that are already in Changi Sailing Club. There is some interest from some in the keelboat fleet simply because, “you can go fast, still … Continue reading