A legendary model

Easy to handle whether a beginner or expert

The Outremer 45 is easy to control from the helm station, everything is within reach and the clear view over the four corners of the boat guarantees perfect maneuvers, even single-handed.

With its narrow hulls and light weight, acceleration is exhilarating. The feeling of gliding, well wedged in a comfortable seat with tiller in hand, is exhilarating.

But don’t worry if you leave the helm to the autopilot or if the wind gets stronger: the Outremer 45 is the most forgiving of catamarans. Peace of mind while cruising is non-negotiable on an Outremer.

48 ft
8.7/ 11.1 t
23.3 ft
106 m² (upwind)

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Characteristics

Ideal sailing ergonomics

All maneuvers are accessible from the helm station, located at the center of the boat. With a perfect view of the four corners of the boat and the sails, single-handed maneuvering is child’s play! After hoisting the mainsail on your own, using the electric winch in front of you, trimming and fine-tuning your sails with the mainsail and solent sheets, take the tiller, comfortably installed in the ergonomic seat, to enjoy unique steering pleasure. Returning to port, the engine controls and windlass are also within easy reach, guaranteeing seemless maneuvering.

Unmatched view of the horizon

The 360° view from the saloon and cockpit provides exceptional visibility of the water and the surrounding environment, contributing greatly to onboard comfort. Aboard the Outremer 45, whether sitting or standing, inside or outside, the vision is perfect. A crucial factor for serene cruising! No need to climb on deck to scan the horizon, night watches will never have seemed as comfortable as at the chart table!

Easy access

The very low boom allows easy access to the mainsail, lowers the sail’s center of effort and optimizes performance and comfort at sea. Access to the coachroof is made simple with just one step near the mast, and even the youngest can take part in maneuvers under the watchful eye of the skipper. When it’s time to reef or stow the sail, no acrobatics are required, and you stay safe.

Technical specifications

Architects Barreau/ Neuman
Design consultant Patrick Le Quément
Interior design Darnet Design
Length 48 ft
Beam 23.3 ft
Draught 4.1/ 6.6 ft
Air draught 66.9 ft
Displacement 8.7/ 11.1 t
Sail plan
- Mainsail
- Selftacking jib
- Gennaker
- Spinnaker

67 m2
39 m2
115 m2 (option)
150 m2 (option)
CE approval 8/ 16 p
Engines 2 x 30 HP

Testimonials

OUTREMER 45 LOUSTIC, NANCY & FREDERIC
Catamarans are often seen as floating caravans. And then we tried the Outremer and realized it wasn't necessarily the case. The seaworthiness and performance ... It sails! So we decided rather quickly [for an Outremer].
OUTREMER 45 IMAGINE, PASCALE GUIRAUDOU
To me, Outremer means blue-water cruising: there isn't a brand or a term that better sums up and prepares us for blue-water cruising.
OUTREMER 45 SPICA, MICHEL PRADIGNAC
I would really like to pay tribute to the teams at the shipyard who do a wonderful job, precise work and adapt to the wishes of customers who are sometimes a little twisted, I must say...
OUTREMER 45

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Do you have any questions?

The Outremer 45 is built to be easy to maneuver. Equipped with a very versatile self-tacking solent, combined with a downwind gennaker, this is an ideal sail plan for trade wind sailing. Simple and reliable, it will take you to the far side of the world easily. The 4X was designed for demanding owners who want more performance in light airs with a genoa, and more possibilities for sail trimming!

Since its launch in 2014, the 45' has evolved for ever more performance, more comfort and has an improved quality of finish. Up until 2017, the extended hulls were an option and then designed as standard, bringing the boat's length to 48 feet. In 2018, the structure gained nearly 500 kg however with the same core materials as its Gunboat cousins, and the storage became more ergonomic. In 2019, the davits, bimini, gennaker fittings were added to the standard boat. In 2020, control of the electrical systems progressed with the integration of a CZone multiplexer.
The 45' has been designed for a payload of 2.5 T, which is comfortable for a couple travelling around the world. It is not always easy to evaluate the actual weight of the equipment necessary for a comfortable life on board, but we estimate that for an ocean passage, 4 to 5 people can be comfortable, but 6 or 7 will have to be more minimalist!
That's even its specifications! With its great length (the 45 is in fact...48'!) it gets through easily even in the most difficult conditions. Many boats have already completed circumnavigations, some of them have gone through very strong storms without any damage, you just have to be careful not to exceed the recommended payload.

Support

 

Beyond building your boat, Outremer brings your dreams to life by being by your side at every stage of your project. To always better support you, we have created Outremer Services. This structure, integrated within Grand Large Services is able to meet all your needs, from the start of your project to the resale of your catamaran.

Seminars on the theme of blue-water cruising, training on land and at sea, charter, concierge services, refit, a network of approved partners around the world, OCM ™ e-maintenance and lastly brokerage. We offer complete and personalized support according to best fit your needs.

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Brokerage

Impatient, not sure you can invest in a new catamaran or simply curious? See our latest second-hand boats on offer. Please note that the demand is high, don’t wait to contact us.

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Charter an Outremer

SHORT OR LONG TERM

From the old Outremer 45 to the media-friendly and superb Outremer 5X, passing by the new 45′ and 51′, a wide range of owner’s boats are available for charter.