Posts Tagged ‘Arthur Piver’

Still Sailing a 1967 Piver 25 Trimaran

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Imagine “mini roller coaster” type sailing on a Piver 25 trimaran in San Francisco Bay … just like Arthur Piver did decades ago! Well, here is a fellow who has been doing it for a few years now. (more…)

Jim Brown’s Multihull Pioneers Videos

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Jim Brown has just released 2 videos about “the Multihull Pioneers” of the 20th century. There is a good mix of both trimarans and catamarans in these 2 videos, which you can view right here. (These videos are short versions of much larger ones).

This stuff is priceless! And it’s pure fun regardless of whether one prefers trimarans or catamarans (or even proas). Every multihull enthusiast should take these videos and promote them far and wide on the web. Small trimaran fans will especially enjoy the section on Arthur Piver, and his circa 1950s-60s trimarans, such as the Piver Nugget. (more…)

Historical Small Trimarans I Have Met (Part 1)

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

I received the following from small trimaran enthusiast Frank Starkweather last week. Frank once worked for the Gougeon Brothers. As you’re about to see, he’s enjoyed many sailing adventures, and has known a few tris over the years. (more…)

Piver 24 Nugget Trimaran — Vintage History

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Multihull enthusiast Reuben Filsell sent the following link to me. The webpage offers booklets that feature compiled information from old articles and boat plans.

This page contains a booklet for a vintage small trimaran … a Piver 24′ Nugget. The booklet isn’t expensive, and might make for some fun reading for multihullers who love those early classic designs. (more…)