O'Pen Bic

SKU: 10034
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$3,299.95

A fast, fun, and modern plastic sailboat for kids. The O’pen Bic introduces young sailors to the excitement of sailing a responsive and quick boat on their own. The stable hull provides a versatile platform for multiple sail options for beginner to more advanced sailors. An entry level boat, the O’pen Bic is ideal for young sailors intending to transition to modern dinghies like the RS Feva or 29er.


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Description

Details

Hull
  • Designed by Vitali Design and BIC Sport
  • Manufactured of thermoformed polyethylene, the rotomolded construction is highly durable, maintenance free, and 100% recyclable
  • 100% self-draining open cockpit
  • Chine-bilge design allows the boat to heel and remain balanced on the bilge, creating greater stability on both sides. This design also turns the hull into the wind immediately upon capsize
  • Fast, planing hull
  • Integrated carrying handles

Sail Options
  • Standard rig includes a 4.5 sq meter, full roach, fully-battened, clear mylar mainsail that opens easily in strong gusts
  • A 3.8 sq meter, fully-battened, dacron mainsail is also available for smaller sailors
  • The O'Pen Bic hull also easily accommodates an Opti sprit rig and sail, allowing young sailors to use a rig they are familiar with, but also experience the fun of a planing hull.
  • The epoxy mast is light and reacts easily to various wind conditions

Blades
  • Shaped daggerboard
  • Kick-up rudder is very easy to handle

Rigging
  • Hardware mounted on automatic snap-hooks, allowing for quick and easy set-up time
  • Cunningham tackle
  • Mainsheet tackle
  • Ratchet Block

O'Pen Bic Class
  • ISAF formally recognized the O'pen Bic Class in 2007

Buying From West Coast Sailing

We represent a dozen sailboat brands from all around the world. Our dinghy sailboat inventory is second to none, with at least 80-100 boats in stock in our warehouse at any time. Our staff has extensive experience sailing, racing, rigging, coaching and delivering boats worldwide. This is what we do:

  • Selection – 70+ models of sailboats from manufacturers around the world.
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  • Experience – The team here has decades of experience on all types of dinghies.
  • Inventory – Over $1millon of boats and parts inventory in stock at all times.
  • Logistics – We have experience shipping boats all over the world, at reasonable rates, quickly.
  • Rigging – We rig most boats by hand, and stand behind our work.
  • Long Term Support – We are a leader in our industry, and we didn't get here by cutting corners. We have your back.
  • Apparel and Accessories – We have the apparel, accessories, trailers and dollies to go with each boat.

Reach out to our team anytime at BoatSales@WestCoastSailing.net or (503) 285-5536 ext 2.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Specifications
  • Length: 9'
  • Width: 3'8"
  • Hull Weight: 98lbs
  • Max sailor weight: ~145lbs
  • Hull technology: Thermoformed polyethylene
  • Daggerboard & Rudder Blade Technology: Composite Epoxy
  • Sail: 4.5m2
  • Sail (dacron): 3.8m
  • Mast: 2 piece mast / Fibreglass & Epoxy - 4.5lbs
  • Boom: Aluminium
SKU 10034
UPC No
MPN OpenBic
Condition New
Manufacturer Bic

Reviews

Is a Good boat for kids, Review by Juanjo
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Is a modern and fast boat, easy to drive, we usted as school boat, in five minutos you can set it up and you can transport it in the roo off the car, it can be used also stand up as a windsurf.

Is small tu be used by a large person. (Posted on 1/27/2016)

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