Corsair F-24 Boat Test
Sleek, low-slung and equipped with a fathead laminated mainsail, the F-24 looks fast even when it is sitting at anchor.

Corsair F-24 Boat Test


In May 1999 Practical Sailor reviewed the then-new Corsair F-24 Mark II trimaran. Nearly 20 years later, we’re here to follow up with a focus on the Corsair F-24 Mark I, a boat that can represent a good value today since many newer designs have entered the market.

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