Sail Wildling

Here’s some video I took of my first time sailing Wildling in La Grande-Motte. We had perfect conditions with winds 15 to 20 knots, and gusts over 30 knots. Flat water...

We finished the handover process after three days of sailing and 2 days of system tests and instruction. Outremer is very thorough when they hand over a boat to a new...

Last week we visited La Grande-Motte, France and spent 2 days at the Outremer factory to see how construction of Wildling is progressing and finalize the remaining design details. It was...

The first set of options that had to be finalized have to do with the construction materials for some of the structural elements of the boat and the interior furniture layout....

Outremer offers 3 mast options on the 5X. Fixed aluminum, fixed carbon fiber and rotating carbon fiber. Having no experience with rotating masts, my initial reaction was that it seemed unwise...

One of the objectives of visiting the Outremer factory and test sailing a 5X, was to get the information we needed to select the options we will be installing on Wildling...

I just got back home to Brisbane after a busy few days in France with the folks at Outremer. I had an excellent visit, and was able to spend a day...

Well, we’ve signed the contract and paid the deposit, but there’s still one condition that we have to satisfy before we are 100% committed, and that’s a test sail. Because the...