- tri- + (cata)maran. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The trimaran is a very forgiving design, which is why it is preferred by so many these days for sea voyaging and island hopping.”
“MacInnes still has a job, helping to maintain BMW Oracle's trimaran, which is a huge and complicated sailing machine, one that requires an estimated 200 to 300 man-hours of work on shore for every hour of sailing.”
“A trimaran is a sailing vessel, distant cousin of a catamaran.”
“If Alcatel had new direction, why was it still boasting of a manufacturing "trimaran" in telecoms, trains and nuclear power?”
“New Zealander Peter Bethune said the futuristic trimaran Ady Gil was salvagable after the crash, but that he was ordered by Sea Shepherd head Paul Watson to scuttle it.”
“The Austal ship is built around an aluminum trimaran design, derived from a commercial high-speed ferry.”
“The Ady Gil, a bio-diesel powered trimaran, can hit 40 knots and Captain Paul Watson plans to sail it quickly into harms way ….”
“The agreement was signed a month and a half after the speedy space-age trimaran owned by American software tycoon Larry Ellison routed a catamaran sailed by defending champion Alinghi of Switzerland in Valencia, Spain.”
“Brandon Kruse for The Wall Street Journal When winds don't cooperate, he sails his trimaran, with a pedal drive, left, or tries other low-impact watersports.”
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If I had a boat
I'd go out on the ocean
And if I had a pony
I'd ride him on my boat
And we could all together
Go out on the ocean
Me upon my pony on my boat.
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