Tuesday
Apr052011

Gary Wins 1st Place in Singlehanded Div. in Corinthian Race in Corsair Sprint 750

Gary (pictured above on the right) came in first in the Singlehanded Multihull Division in this past weekend's Corinthian Race. In talking to him about race yesterday, he told me that he feels that he is pleased with how he really has the boat fine tuned and dialed in for singlehanding as of late. Typically the Sprint 750 is set up for a crew of 2 to 3, but Gary has rigged the boat so that he can control most of the lines in a more forward cockpit position. This allows him to tack, change sails, or put in a reef much easier while singlehanding the Sprint. It also allows for him to keep more of his weight in towards the center of the boat. With two recent singlehanded wins under his belt this year, Gary says that he is becoming quite attached to his Sprint. He sure has this boat humming. 

Monday
Mar282011

Strictly Sail Boat Show 2011

Helms Yacht Sales is excited to announce that we will have two great multihulls at this year's Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show. For everyone that has been asking us, your wait is finally over. We are happy to say that we will have a Corsair Dash 750 at the show. It truly is an amazing pocket cruiser that you have to see with your own eyes. We will also have the Seawind 1160 Crusing Catamran on hand as well. The show will be held from April 14-17 at Jack London Square in Oakland. Hope to see you there!

Saturday
Feb122011

Gary wins 1st Place in Singlehanded Division in the Three Bridge Fiasco in Corsair Sprint 750

Adam here... Just wanted to congratulate my Dad for his win in this years Three Bridge Fiasco in the Singlehanded division. He took home the first place trophy sailing his 24' Corsair Sprint 750. We did this race last year together, and finished in the middle of the pack; but still had a great time.

This is one of the more crowded races we have here on the Bay, with quite a large fleet of racers. Now I don't mean to brag but... I think it is pretty cool that age 66, my Dad is still able to singlehand a hotrod trimaran like the Sprint, and come through with the 1st palce win infront of so many other boats. Fun stuff. 

 

Friday
Feb112011

AC 45 One-Design Videos

Some newly videos showcasing the AC 45 one design catamaran are up on the America's Cup YouTube page. According to the press release this is the model that will be used for the Youth America's Cup.  

Thursday
Feb102011

New SF 34th America's Cup Promo Videos Are Up!

Just wanted to share these promotional video's the folks with the 34th America's Cup posted on Youtube. The event of course will be held here in the most beautiful natural sailing ampatheater in the World (yes we're a little biased), the San Francisco Bay. The the next few years are going to be a blast!