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Does this boat look right?

Good evening from Australia!
My friend is looking into a trailer-sailer, this is the one:
tinyurl . com / qfafpbz

I am concerned that this hull has been drastically modified...I wasn't aware of them having a huge drain in the cockpit, a daggerboard or the stern section being open like this...

I thought they only came with pivoting centerboards or a small fixed keel.

Other than these small issues it looks to me like a good deal for a beginner and it seems to have a good wardrobe of sails! My friend is going to go and have a look and I will be coming along...but I thought I would ask of any opinions on here first...
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Re: Does this boat look right?

Sorry, Alex. The link isn't working.

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Re: Does this boat look right?

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Sorry, Alex. The link isn't working.
It actually does. This is Alex first post, and he has to mod it somewhat, so it doesn't look like a link due to the SN rules.

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which works great.

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what a cutie----awesome find---good price---i think--- really cute with good sea kindly lines.


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YIKES! I wouldn't consider the boat with a hole in the transom. Who knows how much the structure of the hull has been compromised. The trailer might be worth $200 and the sails if in great shape another couple hundred. The boat? Artificial reef material.
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That is not an O'Day original. Someone has modified that boat.
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YIKES! I wouldn't consider the boat with a hole in the transom.
A lot of boats are designed that way. I'm not familiar with that model but it may have been factory. My Hunter 170 had a completely open transom and it performed very well.

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Um, yeah open transom is all the rage, but methinks it wasn't in this boat's original design plan.

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That is not an O'Day original. Someone has modified that boat.
Now OPs question (does this boat look) right can be answered: No, not from the perspective of how it was intended to look. Far from it.

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Re: Does this boat look right?

I find it hard to imagine:

A) That the boat was manufactured this way

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B) What the owner was thinking when they did this

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