Don't Flick this Bic - a new-school dinghy that will excite the younger generation
- $2,100 on EBay.com
BIC SPORT Open Bic Sailing Dinghy CATEGORY: Boats BRAND: Bic Sport Item DescriptionThe O'pen Bic is a new performance dinghy for kids. The O'Pen Bic is designed for recreational, advanced and competition use for children and teenagers.The O'pen Bic is THE link between the Optimist generation and the new generation of sailing dinghies. The fast, planing hull of the O'pen Bic gives a dynamic sailing experience of a true dinghy that heels.Being at the helm of this powerful machine gives you the same excitement normally experienced on a boat for adults. Young sailors are fully independent on the water and will be proud to sail such a modern-looking and elegant boat, one that both sails and looks like the boat of today's champions.Check out the new O'pen Bic website!The Opti rig, dagger board and rudder will fit the O'pen Bic - so all you have to do is buy the hull only. Your children will be familiar with the rig and parts so the transition will be that much easier. Later you can add the O'pen Bic rig and parts to encourage progression.
Specifications:Mast is by Excel - maker of Fiberspar windsurfing mastsSail is by Neil Pryde - maker of 49er Olympic sailsDaggerboard and rudder is by Cobra - maker of top windsurfers and windsurf skegsHardware by Harken and MarlowSailing Clubs who are interested in getting involved in the O'pen Bic program, please get in touch directly with us. There is special pricing established for clubs to buy the O'pen Bic. We will be happy to provide financing for your organization.
Shipping is only $150 to most addresses via common carrier.Hull only, for use with the OPTI rig and blades, is just $1,299 - call for information on ordering.
Here is a comparison between the O'Pen Bic and the Optimist Dinghy.O'Pen Bic Compared to Optimist Dinghy9'0"=275cm Length Overall 7'7"=231cm8'6"=2.60m Length Waterline 7'0"=213cm3'9"=114cm Beam, 3ft 7in.=109cm99lbs.=45 kilos Hull weight (with fittings) 77lbs.=35 kilos48 sq. ft.=4.5 sq.M Sail Area 35 sq. ft.=3.25 sq. MetersFor more info on the Optimist Dinghy see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimist_(dinghy)
Item # Description Price 176259 Open Bic Sailing Dinghy $2,795.00
$2,395.00Bill ScanlonUSCG Master 50 GT Inland Waters
Towing & Sailing Endorsements
Lic. # 10929261984 Catalina 30"Ruby"Std. Rig Hull# 3688Winthrop (Mass.) Yacht ClubNavigare necesse est, vivere non est necesse
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