NO, THIS IS NOT A CRUISING BOAT, but Pete Ansel, the motive force behind the Motive trimaran, did spend some time on Friday at the Newport show describing to me the clever canopy that can be erected over the trampoline on this weapon of a craft, just in case you ever decide you want to spend a night on it. Personally, I have absolutely no desire to sleep on this boat, but I sure would like to sail it.
So would Ansel. He and his crew launched this puppy for the first time ever just before the show and were planning to test-sail it for the first time right after the show closed. Indeed, I wouldn't be too surprised if Pete and Co. weren't ripping around Narragansett Bay giggling their heads off even as I write this.Read More