Tag Archives: 2014 Outremer 45 catamaran

Ripping, Oasis and Transatlantic Completion

A big title. First we sailed really fast, up to 13 knots, in 18 knots of true wind speed to Conception Cay. We were hoping for a special place and we were not disappointed. Thanks to Crewmate Joe, also a fine … Continue reading

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Video Tour of Davali

When Davali was docked in La Grande Motte, France, her birth place,  Matthieu Rougevin-Baville filmed an in-depth tour of Davali. I’m sure you’ll enjoy Matthieu’s tour of this beautifully designed 2014 Outremer 45. By the way, there were a few minor issues we encountered on … Continue reading

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GO time!!!!!!!!!!

Well, after years of preparation, planning, an unexpected wide range of emotions from exhilaration to sleepless nights, two hundred rows of excel spreadsheet provisions, punch lists, Captain’s license, numerous boat shows, 30-50 books (lost count), careful boat selection, temporarily extracting myself from … Continue reading

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Climbing the Stick

Looks like we’ll start Wednesday, after completing punch list items and provisioning, and favorable wind/weather. Xavier, Jean-Pierre, Matthieu, and Ronan and the Outremer team have been very accommodating, hospitable and promptly addressing any punch list items. The Outremer Team is passionate … Continue reading

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First Overnight/Sea Trial to Sete

Davali crew shirts! Maybe a small step for clothing fashion, but an ocean leap for the Davali crew. Check this out! True wind speed of 5.3 knots is typically cause for motoring. But Davali efficiently sails at 4.2 knots. Rocket, … Continue reading

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Video of 2014 Outremer 45 Sailing (red/white/blue gennaker)


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Davali ready to rock!

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Davali sea trial continues…

Davali’s 3 foot clearance to minimize “slapping” from waves Testing the Code 0… and, not to be overlooked, testing the  “women’s acceptance factor” There appears to be a high acceptance factor! Outremer clearly performs a thorough sea trial.

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Ship shape – inside and out

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Davali’s sea trials begin, Code D sail looking awesome!

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