Rapido Trimarans: Newsletter, March 2019

Rapido Trimarans' March 2019 newsletter is out now! See below. ***

Ineffable Rapido 60 shines in Caribbean

Owner, Steve Bourne has described the Rapido 60 as the Queen of the Ocean and Ineffable has been shining in the Caribbean over the last few months.

"It was very lonely", lamented R60 owner, Steve Bourne when he left the maxis and Volvos behind in his wake!

In Antigua (see photo above), Steve commented that "We were all alone because we left all the maxis (inlcuding one 130 foot maxi!) and three Volvo 70s (except for one) behind in our wake! It was very lonely...", he lamented! 

Steve adds that "It's very amusing to be beating maxis, boat for boat, and we're on a cruising boat. Can you imagine how fun that is?"

  • To view the official footage of Ineffable in the Heineken St Maarten Regatta, click here.

  • To view the Steve Bourne article I'm a Nutter for Sailing which appeared in the Daily Herald, click here.

The Rapido 50

The first Rapido 50, designed by Morrelli & Melvin, is coming for you! 

If you love the space, comfort and performance of the R60, but prefer the convenience of being able to fold the floats to slide into a marina for monohulls, this is the option for you. 

The Rapido 50 and Rapido 40 are coming!

The Rapido 40

The Rapido 40 is currently being designed by Morrelli & Melvin and will feature a remarkable 21st Century engineering solution for a folding trimaran. 

The Rapido 60 Charter / Racer

Have you ever considered generating income from a Charter / Racer version of the Rapido 60?

Here is the Charter version in our factory this week. 

For more details, visit our website or email us.

The Rapido 60 Racer / Charter in the factory this week.

Rapido's expanding network

To deliver a better service, Rapido is actively expanding its network so that we can quickly and more effectively answer all your questions.

And, for potential customers, we can also help organise a demo sail for you with one of our amazing owners.

Contact one of Rapido's founders:

Or contact a Dealer who may be closer to you

Triac Composites moves into new factory

In other news, Rapido's wholly-owned manufacturing company, Triac Composites, moved into magnificent new premises on 9 January 2019 in HCMC, Vietnam. The new facility is 3,500 square metres and, importantly, is located right on the Nha Be River.

Triac Composites' new factory is on the Nha Be River creating new possibilities.

River access removes our reliance on road transport to deliver Rapido Trimarans to customers. We can now ship by barge from the factory to the port - or more excitingly - our customers may prefer to simply sail from the back door of our factory!

Triac Composites forms JV, "Carbon Tech Mining"

On 26 February 2019, Triac Composites and Rivers Carbon announced details of their decision to form a Joint Venture (JV) to be known as Carbon Tech Mining.

CTM will target the Mining Industry.

Carbon Tech Mining - a Joint Venture between Triac Composites and the New Zealand-based Rivers Carbon.

Contact Triac Composites with your enquiry now

Triac Composites can manufacture all sorts of composite products - whether they be from the marine industry (eg sail/power boats, wheelhouses, battery boxes), transport (eg train interiors), mining (eg ventilation tubes), building & construction (eg building facades) etc.

We can also assist with design and product development if required.

If you have an enquiry about composites, please email:

#Rapido60, #Rapido40, #Rapido50, #trimarans, #carbontechmining, #rapidocharter

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