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Discovery 20 Trimaran Now the Discovery 21

discovery-21-trimaran-buildSailor Tony Basso (from Half Moon Bay, CA) alerted me to the following piece of small tri news. The Discovery 20 trimaran, a Chris White design from the 80’s is undergoing an update.

The design aspect of things is already completed. There were some tweaks Chris thought would make the boat a little better, including lengthening the center hull to 21 feet. The real news is that it’s going to be offered as both a production boat (for anyone that wants one completely made for them) AND a kit (for someone who wants to complete the build themselves). (more…)

Discovering the DISCOVERY 20 Small Trimaran

Imagine a fast, small trimaran that enables you to not only move out to windward on a trampoline when it starts to fly, but also offers something many small trimarans do not … a “very comfortable” seating situation for up to 4 adults.

As a matter of fact, the small trimaran Iā€™m referring to allowed its designer to take his 75-year-old mother in law out for a comfortable ride in this day cruiser. And would you be surprised if I said a renowned trimaran (and catamaran) yacht maker created this sailboat?

Probably not.