This Corsair 31 "R" model is both a racer and a cruiser with a strong leaning more as a cruiser. She is blazing quick, capable of reaching speeds over 20 knots. She has been modified with sails and custom features that tame the high wind conditions found on San Francisco Bay. She has an aft cockpit that can comfortly accommodate you and your crew. The interior is large. There is a forepeak berth area with a head compartment. The main salon has a galley on the starboard side. There is a sink, Walus oil stove and cabin heater, and fresh water system. There are two long bench seats that could be used for berths or they can be converter to a huge double. But, the interior is nicely custom finished but purposely-kept simple to save weight.
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This Corsair 31 was one of the first versions of the "R" model. The head compartment is on the portside forward. the forepeak berth is huge. The main cabin gives the interior a larger appearance. Unlike the aft cabin model, the main cabin is 2 feet longer and is completely open without a table or the floor battery hump. The Nissan outboard engine is electric start; transom hung and can be hand steered to improve close-in maneuvering. The wing nets extend all the way to the ama and eliminate the awkward aluminum beam of the previous F-31.
The Corsair 31R is an enhanced performance version of the well-proven, maxi-trailerable F-31. Like all earlier Corsair sport cruisers is exceptionally fast, roomy, and comfortable. In this the R version, many cruising amenities have been added like a oil fired cabin heater, AC shore power system, solar panel, and a substantially complete sail plan is spread on a modern rotating rig to give the already sporty Corsair 31 an extra jolt of adrenaline that is sure to please the true performance enthusiast. The mast is a beautifully finished aluminum rotating wing section developed by Corsair. It is two feet, six inches taller than the older F-31 mast. It is even easier to handle. It has less weight aloft, it gives the boat an easier motion, even in chop. The sail plan is simple and efficient with a carbon square-top mainsail, cruising mainsail, 2 blade jib, asymmetric spinnaker, and screacher. Flown from the end of a seven-foot bow sprit, the roller furling screacher is one of the most powerful and versatile sails in the inventory and can be used to windward in light airs instead of a genoa. Interior moldings and equipment have been improved to a more finished fit out. Nevertheless, cabins are spacious with standing headroom, a double bunk forward, and two single settees in the main cabin witch can be converted to a large double berth.. The cockpit has full cushions and custom padded back rests allow you to lean back and enjoy the ride.
STANDARD FEATURES INCLUDE: lightweight aluminum folding system; rotating aluminum wing mast with main, screecher, spinnaker, jib halyards; roller furling boom with internal outhaul and in-boom hardware for jiffy slab reefing; stainless steel standing rigging; two Harken B40.2A primary winches with 12" handle; 2 Harken B32.2STA halyard winch; Harken Big Boat Series traveler car Harken?s windward sheeting car); Harken Hexa-cat? 8:1 mainsheet system; two jib sheets; five deck-mounted rope clutches for halyards and spinnaker tack; one foredeck hatch; one hatch in each float (ama); anchor locker; deep cycle 12V gel cell marine battery w/breaker panel, test meter, 12V accessory outlet, and dual battery selector switch; navigation, foredeck and cabin lights; compass; tinted polycarbonate cabin windows and hatchboards; two cockpit storage compartments; mast raising and trailering gear; outboard motor bracket; pulpit & stern rails; wing and bow nets; tool kit w/spare hardware items; port side galley sailing manual; a molded in safety compartment for safety equipment
On the foredeck, there is a Harken Roller Furling system with a new carbon Jib was made by Doyle Sail. The new Calvert carbon Fat Head Mainsail is fitted with a mainsail cover.
There is a roller furling Screecher with a Harken roller furling gear. There is an Asymmetrical Spinnaker, Spinnaker Sock, and full spinnaker gear.
There is a folding aluminum bow sprit. Harkin sheeting main sheet car.
Helms Yacht Sales
314 Tideway Blvd.
Alameda, CA 94501