Please select your home edition
Leaderboard brokerage

Outremer showcases flagship blue water sailing catamarans at Cannes Yachting Festival

by Outremer 24 Aug 2021 07:13 UTC
Outremer 55 © Outremer

For the first time in two years one of the world's leading builders of reliable blue water sailing catamarans Outremer will showcase its latest models, including two world premieres, at the Cannes Yachting Festival, taking place from the 7th - 12th September.

A livestream will also air aboard the Outremer 5X as part of a series kick-off, and will feature sailing experts such as Pete Goss, MBE and British yachtswoman Nikki Henderson.

Latest models

The Outremer team will present 4 choice models to the public, including best-selling Outremer 51, which has been serving as the benchmark blue water cruising catamaran for families around the world. The latest generation Outremer 5X will also feature, designed with optimised ergonomics and deck plan to satisfy even the most demanding of sailors, while offering unparalleled safety and comfort.

World Premieres

Debuting as a global first will be the zero-carbon 4.Zero - the latest Outremer project that continues to pave the way for green boating. The model is the first cruising catamaran equipped with a 100% electric motor and without any fossil fuel on board, diesel or gas.

The shipyard will also be presenting the brand new Outremer 55, boasting tilting twin helm stations, 360 unobstructed views with exceptional visibility and ventilation which are the hallmarks of the brand, as well as generous living spaces, including an extendable indoor-outdoor galley island and a modular outdoor saloon. Its innovative design and functionality secured the British Yachting Awards 2020.

Unprecedented growth

The range reflects the unprecedented growth of the brand, which has gone from strength to strength against a backdrop of what has been a challenging time worldwide. With demand doubling in the past two years, Outremer's customer-centered approach continues to foster an engaged community of fledgling enthusiasts and experienced sailors alike.

Its ethos of reliability and superior architecture for remarkable performance is built into its comprehensive end-to-end services; designed to support Outremer owners throughout their journey, from initial conception and hands-on training to maintenance and reselling.

"We are excited to be able to meet again with a larger public at the Cannes Yachting Festival. Not only will we be showing our latest models, but we hope to also share the Outremer experience, which will begin with the first step you take on our newly redesigned booth. It's all about the journey, and it starts here," says Stéphane Grimault, General Director at Outremer.

Blue Water Sailing Webinar series by Grand Large Yachting

A new season of the Blue Water Sailing Webinars will be launched live during the event from the cockpit of the Outremer 5X on September 10th, featuring guest speakers Pete Goss MBE, Nikki Henderson and Loïc Hélies - air pilot, experienced sailor and Outremer owner.

Hosted by parent company Grand Large Yachting Group, the webinars offer blue water cruising enthusiasts of all levels the opportunity to learn the essentials from some of the best sailors and experts in the industry. Topics that will be covered range from boat maintenance and weather and marine routing, to women in long distance cruising and sustainable sailing. The webinars are free for anyone to watch live or in replay and will air every 2 weeks starting on September 23rd, with 6 episodes in total.

Related Articles

Hurricane Nicole Onboard Diary
Sailing Photojournalist caught unexpectedly directly in the path of Hurricane Nicole Sailing Photojournalist Jan Pehrson was caught unexpectedly on the 36-foot sailboat "Slowpoke" directly in the path of Hurricane Nicole, a rare November hurricane making landfall on the Florida East Coast with 70-75 mph winds. Posted on 14 Nov
Don't just cook - Create wonderment!
Fabiola has an ingrained love of cooking and has made endless connections with local food providers Fabiola has an ingrained love of cooking and has made endless connections with local food providers across the islands. She's explored many local markets so she can create mouthwatering dishes for her guests using her own recipes. Posted on 24 Oct
Winter Resolutions
Late summer is upon us, and the hints of Autumn are revealing themselves Late summer is upon us, and the hints of Autumn are revealing themselves: the smell of recent rain on warm earth, the slightly cooler weather, the light sprinkling of brown leaves on the floor, and the blinding glow of the sun now lower in the sky. Posted on 27 Aug
Can a place so isolating bring us closer?
A project to help dissolve some of the barriers that keep people away from sailing Last night on Southsea beach, fish and chips and sparkling wine in hand, my friend Will and I toasted our beloved friend Chrissie. It had been a year since Chrissie passed. Posted on 1 Aug
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Living on a Boat
The Hirschhorn family of Florida had a humdrum 9-to-5 existence... The Hirschhorn family lived in Florida and had a humdrum 9-to-5 existence with successful corporate careers. Fabi was an analyst at a top wealth management firm, and Nim was the CTO of a big IT company. Posted on 14 Jul
How Atlantic isolation helped during lockdown
One sailor's experience of routine on board helped prepare them The Atlantic Ocean is an utterly brutal environment. Piercingly hot sun, 30 foot waves and sleeping quarters eternally damp from spray - this is not your average day at the beach. In 2018 my family and I embarked on a voyage across the Atlantic and back. Posted on 18 Jun
NARC Rally delivered safety and fun in numbers
21 boats participated in the rally for free and reached Bermuda happily The fleet of 21 sailboats - 17 starting from Newport and four starting from Chesapeake Bay - participated in the NARC for free and reached Bermuda with no problems, save for two days of light air. Posted on 10 Dec 2021
Addicted to More Adventure: Risk is Good, Enjoy it
The new book by Bob Shepton is a sequel to Addicted to Adventure This book is a sequel to the first Addicted to Adventure. The adventures here are more varied, in time as well as place and content. Posted on 8 Dec 2021
A Multitude of Multihulls
6th edition of “Occasions du Multicoque” second-hand multihull show in Canet-en-Roussillon, France It was down to luck with the timing in 2020 that the fifth edition of the "Occasions du Multicoque" second-hand multihull show was spared from the bans imposed by Covid 19. Posted on 23 Sep 2021
Larry Pardey to feature in new documentary
Larry has been called 'the Enabler' and 'the man who launched 50,000 dreams. From the stormy seas of Cape Horn to the wilds of the Sahara Desert, few modern sailors have seen more adventures nor inspired more dreams than Larry Pardey. Posted on 23 Sep 2021
Noble Marine 2022 SW - FOOTERSea Sure 2021 - Blakes Toilets - FOOTERPantaenius 2022 - SAIL & POWER 2 FOOTER ROW