The O’pen BIC has blown a big breath of fresh air through our sailing world, close to the new-generation skiff concept, very fast and very simple.
100% open, self-bailing, rapid and responsive, with an up-to-date versatile rig, the O'pen BIC offers kids a machine that delivers maximum fun
while helping them learn the skills and reflexes to enjoy racing on current, high-performance equipment.
Hundreds of sailing clubs around the
world have opted for the O'pen BIC, for a new, fun way of teaching sailing to appeal to youngsters attracted to new sail sports. The O’pen BIC
has also ruffled the feathers of the traditional race scene, with race formats and simplified rules that focus more on fun and improvement than
just race results. Innovative courses and rules, on-water refereeing, and even freestyle encourage participation and a variety of sailing skills.
At international level, the class is more action-packed than ever, with an ever-increasing calendar of international regattas and events.
O’pen BIC celebrated its 10th birthday in 2016, along with the production of its 8,000th boat. At international level, the class is more action-packed than ever,
with an ever-increasing calendar of international regattas and events. In 2017, World Championships in Quiberon, France, brought together 205 racers from 15 countries.
UN Regattas in Australia offer a totally innovative take on competition sailing, mixing a cocktail of anything-goes freestyle sessions with classic regatta racing, with the emphasis on fun as well as finesse.