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post #9 of Old 12-21-2012
Tanley
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Re: o'day daysailer III

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Originally Posted by Hookinup View Post
how about problems to look out for on these? ive read the centerboard cables need some convincing once they have sat for a while, what about other issues?

is this boat easy to capsize to the point i should look for a mast float before my first trip? if there are a few warm weekends this winter i'd like to try it before summer comes but if this one is a capsize prone boat maybe i should wait for the warmer weather to start.
It isn't capsize prone in our experience. The boat I mentioned above has gone over twice in 40 years. It will be more stable than a laser or sunfish, but it will come down to who's at the tiller and the conditions you're out in. Check out the forum listed above for things to look out for when inspecting for purchase.

They really are fun boats. Very simple to rig and will give you a solid foundation to expand on if you wish.
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