General information

Where can I use the Outsider™?

The Outsider™ is intended for use on lakes and rivers.

Who is the Outsider™ for?

The Outsider™ is designed for beginning and intermediate users. It is ideal for young people 8 to 25 years old, as well as older adults.

Can it be used by children?

Children may certainly use the Outsider™. We did everything in our power to make it safe. Your children will love it!

What is the minimum age to use the Outsider™?

We recommend solo use of the Outsider™ starting from 8 years old only. However, solo use is at the discretion of the parent or responsible guardian during use.

Is sailing dangerous?

Sailing is a very enjoyable sport, but not without risks. Caution is always the best policy. For safety reasons, we recommend that you follow the best practices set out in the following sailing capsules and in the Owner’s Manual. Depending on your experience level, a sailing course may be required.

Do I need a boating license to use the Outsider™?

Because the Outsider™ has no motor, a boating license is not required for its use. For more information on this subject, please visit http://www.boaterexam.com/

 


 

Technical questions

How do I transport the Outsider™?

The Outsider™ is designed to be transported using a custom trailer. More information on the trailer can be found in the Accessories and parts section of our website.

How much does the Outsider™ weigh?

Alone, the Outsider™ weighs 62 kg (137 lbs). With rigging, it weighs a total of approximately 73 kg (161 lbs).

What is the best way to store the Outsider™ away for the winter?

The Outsider™ is best stored level, with the hull facing up and the drain plug out, in a closed environment.

How do I install the sail on the Outsider™?

For complete sail installation instructions, watch the following capsule or consult the Owner’s Manual.

How do I rig the Outsider™?

To rig the Outsider™, simply watch the following capsule.

Where can I get replacement parts?

For replacement parts, please contact us at 1-844-548-1122 or by email at info@outsider-sailboat.com.

How do I fold the sail for storage?

To find out the proper technique, simply watch the following capsule or consult the Owner’s Manual.