Boat builder and entrepreneur Phil Lambert launched his Outbound Yachts with the Outbound 44 20 years ago. The 44 was a Carl Schumacher design that was intended for intrepid cruising couples and owners who wanted to cross oceans and explore the world in comfort, safety and style. The 44 immediately resonated with experienced sailors and sales were brisk. That design soon evolved into the Outbound 46, which grew the 44 two feet by adding a stern boarding and swim platform. The 46 remains today the company’s core product and dozens of them have sailed all over the world.
With the 44/46 well established, Lambert decided to design and build an Outbound in the 50-foot plus range. He turned to young yacht designer Tim Kernan for the boat that would end up as the Outbound 52. The 52 is the big sister of the 44/46 but with a difference. Read More