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Welcome to the OutRig! Time Line List

     Time Line list of multihull stories from the early days to the present on the OutRig.org, multihull history project.  Click on a Highlighted TITLE to read Jim Brown's Summary (most of these postings feature a summary).  Click on the FORMAT (TEXT/PDF/VIDEO) following the title to open or download the full content.

     Listed by date happened; earliest to most recent...

THE MULTIHULL PIONEERS, MAGAZINE ARTICLE, JIM BROWN  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 1947>75 Date posted: 2010/3/1;
Profiles of five pivotal pioneers from the early-modern multihull phenomenon,from WoodenBoat magazine. Has video counterpart, same title, on our VIDEOS page or at our YouTube channel, OutRigProjects ... part 1 and part 2

LIGHT BRIGADE,  EXERPTS,  GARY BAIGENT  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 1900s > 2010   Date posted: 2010/9/1;  Size: 5 pages
The evolution of modern yacht design from the Kiwi perspective

AMONG THE MULTIHULLS, FORWARD JIM BROWN  (Full TEXT)
Date happened:1955>75 Date posted: 2013/3/ 1;  Size: 2 pages,
A memoir of early-modern multihull history and lore. Summary continues to Foreword.
Has video counterpart coming soon.

PLAYBOYS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC, CHAPTER 9, JOHN GLENNIE  (Full PDF)
Date happened: mid 1960's  Date posted: 2010/9/1
More wild oats cruising from the early 1970s in an owner-built trimaran, French Polynesia

PLAYBOYS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC, CHAPTER 26, JOHN GLENNIE  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: mid 1960s Date posted: 2010/3/1;  Size: 12 pages
A selection from this new ; book (in preparation) about seven years of wild-oats cruising in an early trimaran.

PLAYBOYS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC, CHAPTER 27, JOHN GLENNIE PDF
Date happened:mid 1960's Date Posted: 2010/4/2;  Size: 14 pages
A selection from this new book (in preparation)

RUDY CHOY, MAGAZINE ARTICLE, BARRY CHOY  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 1960>70            Date posted: 2010/9/1
The history of C/S/K Catamarans, the first true multihull yachts.

HURRICANE, Mark Hassall   (Full AUDIO)
Date happened: 11/71         Date posted: 10/5;   Length:  43 minutes
Narration made while surviving a tropical cyclone at sea in a 37’ trimaran.

AMONG THE MULTIHULLS, CHAPTER 1, JIM BROWN  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 1969>72 Date posted: 2010/3/1 Size: 13 pages
First chapter for Jim Brown's memoir of modern multihull history and lore.  Has many illustrations on our VIDEOS page or at our YouTube channel, OutRigProjects, ATMch1

AMONG THE MULTIHULLS, CHAPTER 2, JIM BROWN  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 1969>72    Date posted: 2010/4/1; Size: 13 pages
Second chapter for Jim Brown's memoir of modern multihull history and lore.

OF BOATING FRIENDS AND DINGHIES, by TIM MANN   (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 1972   Date posted: 2010/9/1
Two rousing sea stories from the early aquabatic days of modern multihulls.

AMONG THE MULTIHULLS, CHAPTER 3, JIM BROWN  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 1957>59     Date posted: 2010/9/1;    Size: 13 pages
Third chapter for Jim Brown’s memoir of modern multihull history and lore.

THE CASE FOR THE CRUISING TRIMARAN PREFACE, JIM BROWN  (Full TEXT)
Date happened 2010/3/15 Date posted 2010/4/1;  Size: 6 pages
Author's preface to the third edition of this 1979 book on multihull safety.

GAWANUS HARBOR BY NIGHT by FM Goldfarb PDF
Date Happened: 1985 Date posted: 2010/4/2 ; Size: 88kb 6 pages ; Sailing a Jim Brown designed Searunner 31 Trimaran up New York Harbor and the East River to Oyster Bay, Long Island, without a working motor, at night.

SCRIMSHAW TRIMARAN SAILING by JIM BROWN
Date happened: 2005  Date posted: 2010/9/14
Details of the boat in operation by a solo sailor, shown after 38 years of international cruising by the designer and his family.

SCRIMSHAW LIVING
A presentation of Jim Brown’s famous trimaran – Scrimshaw – with a detailed narration of its external and internal features after 38 years of development.

THE FAILED DROWNING OF WOODY BROWN by JIM BROWN  (Full TEXT)
Date happened: 2006/2     Date posted:2010/9/1;  Size: 6 pages
Original unedited text from story for Cruising World Magazine.

THE BALLAD OF ZACHARY BONE, pages 1-6 JO HUDSON (Flash 7 or higher slide show)
Date happened: Happening!  Date posted: 2010/3/1 with 3 new pages posted on April 3, 2010
First installments of this epic cartoon strip of early multihull motivation.

AMONG THE MULTIHULLS (Volume One)   BOOK (now available)

Date Happened: 10/01/10; Part One of Jim's Brown's Memoir featuring his personal story, including experiences & understanding of the development of multihulls in the 20th century.

AMONG THE MULTIHULLS (Volume Two)  BOOK (now available)
Date Happened: 11/05/01; Part Two of Jim's Brown's Memoir featuring his personal stories, adventures and experiences related to multihull development in the 20th century.

RETIREE ABOARD A CRUSING MULTIHULL by Marlene Sassaman – Part 1
Date happened: 2014  Date posted: 2014/3/20
Sailor Marlene Sassaman shares the first part of her story aboard a constant-camber constructed, cruising trimaran designed by John Marples.

GOLDEN GATE CONTAINER TRIMARAN BOWLING… by Tim Mann
Date happened: circa 1974  Date posted: 2014/3/20
Sailor Tim Man shares one of his adventures aboard his Searunner 37 trimaran.

COUNTERREVOLUTIONARY CRAFTSMAN - Catching Up with Meade Gougeon… by Jim Brown
Date happened: 2015  Date posted: 2015/3/09
Sailor Jim Brown shares some history about his friend Meade Gougeon.