trailer tri 20 to 22ft wanted

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by tamas, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. tamas
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    tamas Junior Member

    Hi I want to buy a trailertri and I like the ostac tri. The Hains model of this design is to heavy to race competitively I have been told. Does anyone know of one for sale or something similar. I am only interested in racing or day sailing so dont need any accommodation. I dont mind if it is ply as well. My budget is also limited.

    I was considering making my own and using a stingray cat or similar for the amas and rig. Time does not really permit now.

    Would love to hear from you if you know of anything.
     
  2. Corley
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    Corley epoxy coated

    One of the guys at Hastings Yacht Club had an OSTAC tramp I can see why they command a premium because their certainly a cut above the construction of the Haines tramp trimaran and significantly lighter in construction.

    You have said your on a tight budget but is it 5k, 10k or 25k? That makes a big difference in what you can buy at the lower end of the market.

    If your looking for something new maybe one of the predator trimarans? Buy a premade production hull and a cheap beachcat and you have a small trimaran with cuddy. The base hull can take a variety of cat hulls as floats and use standard cat rigs. I'm not sure of current pricing though.

    http://www.predatortri.com/index.html
     
  3. catsketcher
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    catsketcher Senior Member

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