The O’Pen Skiff (formerly O’Pen Bic) is an exciting single-handed boat designed for young sailors looking for an exhilarating alternative to the Sabot or Optimist pram trainer. The O’Pen Skiff hull is a self-bailing design with a centerboard. The hull construction is roto-molded plastic and the mast is a fiberglass/epoxy composite. The Bic is very responsive, easy to accelerate and quick to right after capsize.
Hull wt. 99 pounds
Sail area: 35 sq. ft.
Check out these fun videos of the O’Pen Skiff in action…..
Ever seen an UN-regatta? Here’s how O’Pen Skiff has fun on the race course!
And here’s one showing how simple and responsive the O’Pen Skiff is