designed to compete for line honours in the top
European races, with the ability to trail from event to event and race
under the local rules, options include trapeze and water-ballast.
Sail area (Up)
has a tremendous performance advantage over its
contemporaries, upwind it is between 22 to 34% faster than a
30 with speeds of up to 10 knots and downwind 57 to 81% faster
with over 25 knots predicted. In light winds the OUT95 still
won’t stand still easily achieving speeds over twice that of
The OUT95 has a low wetted surface area narrow entry low
hull form with a lifting fin and bulb keel and cassette rudder. The rig
takes advantage of the wide staying base with a stayed rotating wing
mast. It has low sheet loads with a fully battened square top mainsail,
small headsails and an asymmetric spinnaker.
The boat is a very flexible all round racing machine, very
manoeuvrable, fast in a straight line and accelerates quickly for every
degree off the wind.