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    My basis for that statement is 8 years of Widgeon ownership experience, 24 years of Day Sailer ownership, 38 years of CAL 21 ownership...
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    First, the Widgeon is more of a planning hull than displacement hull. But, you are correct that on any boat with a ballast keel removing...
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    The Widgeon does not depend on it's unballasted centerboard for stability. The CB only serves to provide DIRECTIONAL stability, ie: aid...
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread Long shaft vs short shaft.
    Even with those adjustable brackets, The long-shaft, 20" (or even x-long shaft, 25") will allow keeping the powerhead higher above the...
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread Javelin Manual.
    I checked, they sell just copies of the original Rigging Instruction sheet.
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread Javelin Manual.
    Dan was nice enough to provide a link to his Manual on the Javelin Sailors Yahoo Group, hopefully I am OK posting the link here. I have...
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread Oday 19 No DeadLights.
    Originally, the only sources for light and ventilation in the O"DAY 19 cabin were the forward hatch and main hatch, not sure if side...
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread Daysailer Cabin.
    Well, O'DAY did offer cushions for the cuddy as an option on the DS II for several years, so it is "possible"! Sleeping in the DS (II or...
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread BOAT SERIAL NUMBER.
    No, If the Class# (or serial #) is 0659, then this is the 659th O'DAY 28 built, or at least that is her official assigned...
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    The Mainsail clew (outer, lower corner) should be at least 3-6" and maybe more forward of the boom end when sail is set up normally. See...
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread How old is my Javelin?.
    The fact that this boat has that metal plate with a HULL# and CLASS# on it tells you that she was built prior to the November 1, 1972...
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    Sunbird22358 replied to the thread BOAT SERIAL NUMBER.
    Like several other Boat builders, O'DAY actually had more than one Factory, although I'm not sure if the 28 was built anywhere other...