Posts Tagged ‘trimaran sailing canoe’

Trimaran Sailing Canoe with Sunfish Rig

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Here is a great little foot trimaran sailing canoe. At fifteen and half feet, it appears to be a fine example of how to use stitch and glue method in order to build an efficient, versatile water craft rather quickly.

The info and photos for this all come from Tim C., who allowed me to copy the content from his ebay ad for the boat. He and his family had a blast with this little tri. (more…)

Trimaran Sailing Canoes at Rocky Mountain Safari

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Frank Jackson has built a couple unique trimaran sailing canoes for use at Rocky Mountain Safari. These little tris were made to take guests on camp-cruising adventures.

What do you think? (more…)

New Trimaran Sailing Canoe from Solway Dory

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The folks at Solway Dory have been producing beautiful trimaran sailing canoes in recent years. I just found out about this model from small tri enthusiast Tom Williams (thanks Tom!). (more…)

Solway Dory Trimaran Sailing Canoes Videos

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Today we hear from a sailor who has provided some great info about the trimaran canoes from Solway Dory. Solway Dory is a small boat building company in the in the U.K., and sailor Brian Pearson shares a bit about his sailing background and why he really likes their model known as the Shearwater. (more…)

A Homebuilt Kevlar Trimaran Sailing Canoe

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Sailor Rex Gilfillan, who hails from New Zealand, shares about his one-of-a-kind Kevlar trimaran sailing canoe in this post. As you’ll see, he has created a boat uniquely suited for the type of coastal adventures he engages in.

What impressed me about this particular craft is its light weight. Combining the toughness of Kevlar with light weight is quite impressive. (I’d love to see a video of how he made this boat, step-by-step :-) (more…)

A Spanish Rose (Trimaran)

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Here is another great homebuilt trimaran from Spain. More specifically, it’s a trimaran sailing canoe. This speedy canoe with outriggers once again shows what can be done with a little bit of money, ingenuity and sweat equity. (more…)

2 More Trimaran Sailing Canoes

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

If you research fast sailing canoes on the web, the name Gary Dierking is going to come up. It’s inevitable.

Why?

Because Gary is not only an authority on these types of watercraft, he wrote a popular book that can be found on Amazon and a host of other places on how to build them.

As a matter of fact, I own a copy of Gary’s “Building Outrigger Canoes: Modern Construction Methods for Three Fast, Beautiful Boats.” And it’s a wealth of information.

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