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Outlaw – Baltic 55

Outlaw is already OGR compliant and an extremely competitive entrant in both the 1985 Whitbread RTWYR and the current OGR 2023 race.

It was originally built in 1984 to compete in the 85/86 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Named Equity and Law for the race, she was built by Baltic in Finland to a Douglas Peterson design.

In 2021, Team Spirit of Adelaide formed an owner’s cooperative to purchase Outlaw after finding her in a boat builders’ yard in Albany, USA. She’d been out of the water for many years and was in a remarkable condition considering her age – ultrasound testing confirmed that. The team spent 12 months on the self-funded project, restoring where possible, and fitting her out to Word Sailing Offshore standards.

  • Whitbread Heritage
  • Ocean Globe Race compliant
  • One of only 9 pedigree Baltic 55 DP’s built
  • New rod rigging April 2023
  • New sails April 2023
  • 2x 12-man SOLAS A Ultralite liferafts
  • 5x Bespoke gas cylinders
  • Reconditioned HF Radio with waterproof cover – OGR compliant
  • New instruments to include B&G chartplotter, separated GPS, integrated at the turn of a key in emergencies (in accordance with OGR requirements), weather fax, radar, VHF Radio
  • Complete rewiring and new battery management system installed
  • Comfortable accommodation for 11 crew, many are original pipe-cots
  • All original Barbarossa winches, refurbished
  • New watermaker
  • New oven
  • Pressure tested water and fuel tanks
  • Original plans and full provenance available including up to date documentation
  • Bespoke “emergency orange” carbon fibre dodger
  • 1st over the line in OGR Adventure Class into Cape Town
  • 2nd over the line in OGR Adventure Class into Auckland


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