Sexy Sixty

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Open 60 beta

In the summer of 2009 Corry Kamichi launched her  JMO-60;  it quickly became my all-time favorite Wildwind monohull. The  JMO-60 was beautiful, blazingly fast, and chock-full of nice details and racing options.

wildwind JMO in 2009

JMO-60 sailing past the WildWind Fleet in 2009

Nonetheless, four years have gone by, and that’s a long time in SLSailing. This ocean racer was clearly due for a refit. 

Corry Kamichi knew this too. As soon as she finished her Wildcat45  catamaran, Corry started a total rebuild of her old global JMO racer.

The pieces are now falling together, and the name of her new boat is the Wildwind Open 60. It’s in beta sea-trials now, and I don’t know when it will launch or the full package of features the boat will ultimately contain.

Jane in OP60 beta waits for Fearless in OD65

That’s Fearless Freenote in the distance coming in Second Place 🙂

What I do know is the boat is fast, fun, and stable, and it’s dressed-out with every bell and whistle any die-hard, hi-tech sail-racer could want. 🙂

WW OP 60 beta

I’ll give you the full scoop when the boat’s officially released, but I just couldn’t resist posting a few pictures now, to show off what’s new from Wildwind!

WW OP 60 beta 4

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3 responses to “Sexy Sixty

  1. fearless freenote

    It’s no fun coming in second to Jane. That boat walks away from my OD65…
    My order is in!

  2. Always was one of the most exciting, trimming, and full adjusting rig you can sail in SecondLife. As the full yacht offer from the WildWind shipyard, a bit misunderstud, some difficulties for new skipper… but total a racer modern yacht, so close at that time to a real yacht no matter the class. Dinghies, Sport and Racer sailboats at the top.
    That IMOCA60 alike, was just a dream to me years ago… and I’m sure the new line can rebirth offshore ocean spirit and coastal racing.

    http://elmegromagic.posterous.com/a-day-trimming-our-last-imeco-60-new-sails-se

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