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Model: Newick Creative

Designer: Dick Newick, the internationally renowned multihull pioneer and designer, has designed many champion trimarans including Phil Weld's GULF STREAMER, ROGUE WAVE and MOXIE.

Length: 42'

Beam: 28' 6"

Rig: Sloop rigged 53' carbon wing mast, with 8' bowsprit, 940 square feet of working sail.

History: Designed as a racer/cruiser, TRIAD was purpose-built for the Route de Rhum single-handed trans-Atlantic race in 1982. Featuring cold molded mahogany/ WestTM construction by Marc Le Jeloux of Trinite sur Mer, St. Philibert, France, she is strong and seaworthy.

Racing Record:

1983 - 1989: Campaigned extensively in the Caribbean multihull circuit. Consistent winner in the Heineken Regatta and Trade Winds races.

1992-1993: Purchased and outfitted by Tom Cox.

1994: Black Dog Dash: Elapsed time trophy

1995: New England Multihull Association Season Champion

1999: Marblehead-Halifax: First place

  • New England Solo/Twin Championship:1st place
  • Nantucket Lightship Regatta:1st place
  • Gloucester Harbor Cup:1st place
  • Gordo Cup:1st place

1996: Dismasted enroute from Bermuda to Newport, RI. Subsequently salvaged and returned to Gloucester, Mass. for refit following a spectacular rescue of her crew by the cruise liner, Royal Majesty.

1997: Hauled out for one year for repairs and an extensive refit. She was relaunched on September 16, 1997 with her new carbon fiber wing mast and new spectra sails. \

See Spec Sheet for detailed information.