galvanized trailer. In the beginning George O'Day Associates was only a distributor for several brands of small Sailboats.
It takes a winch to raise and lower the Catalina keel, but only a rope by hand to raise and lower the O'Day 25 centerboard. The boat was built by O'Day Corp. in the United States, with 2898 completed between 1975 and 1984, when production ended.It was one of the company's most successful designs. The issue is up to what conditions.
I've owned and sailed an O'Day 25. (O'Day took over Marscot in 1958 to build the RHODES 19.) The guys who designed the O'Day had their office on the Mass. Some were produced by Fairey Marine of England and Marscot Plastics in the USA. 1980 Catalina 22 Sailboat Detailed Interior Review - Duration: 20:01. blancolirio 157,766 views. 1978 O'day 25 foot sailboat walkthrough while underway in the Indian River, Central Florida.
O'Day Corp. 1958 - 1989 Founded by famed Americas Cup sailor and olympic medalist George O'Day.
I'm probably dumb, with a whopping 4-5 months of official O'Day 25 boat ownership I found a nice, newer O'Day 26 with a trailer. The new style of pendant is now just braided nylon rope, no wire.
O'day 25 Centerboard Pendant . Years ago I delivered a 1975 O'Day 25 keel/centerboard sloop from the Cape Cod Canal area to our club on the Taunton River about two miles from Battleship Cove Fall River Ma., and I had the gunwale practically in the water as we were beating toward Newport RI. The O'Day 25 is an American sailboat that was designed by C.R. Ask Joe if he has heard of 25 handling 4 foot seas. 4 Teak handrails just redone. I totally enjoyed mine. Sailboat and sailing yacht searchable database with more than 8,000 sailboats from around the world including sailboat photos and drawings. shore. 5:18.
If it is replaced every year of so you should not have any problems. The O'Day, as someone mentioned has a shoal keel which is a part of the hull (not bolted on) and then there is a slot for the centerboard, which is also fiberglass and much lighter than the Catalina keel.
About the O'DAY 25 sailboat SailboatData.com - O'DAY 25 Sailboat Yes, his designs were seaworthy. ... Sean Gallagher 65,139 views.
Hunt & Associates.. Has Main, Jib, Genoa, and staysail, and in good shape except for a few stains.
Is the O'Day 25 capable of crossing the Atlantic? If you don't mind swimming under the boat you can change this in the water. 1977 Clipper Marine 23 Poptop sailboat & trailerPhotosHas new winch and swing keel cable.
Mine was a 1975.
Probably under good conditions.
I rebuilt the decks and thought it was a solid and fun entry boat.It has lousy up wind performance, but perhaps a better sailor could get more from it than I did. John Denatel was a very good naval architech. The upgrade would probably only be $2-3k assuming I sold my boat for about what I paid. Starting in the cockpit I dropped a fishing weight attached to fishing line down the pendant tube.
The wind was piping that day at about 18 to 20 knots and she sailed beautiful.