Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Tampa, FL
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It happens. Every now and then I'm searching for something specific, come across an interesting posting, and end up replying to a thread that is ancient. Then you realize it and... DOH!
Nonetheless, this is fortuitous, because I am looking for my "next boat" and have seriously considered an O'Day 37 that is available not too far from me. So I've been looking for someone who is familiar with them, in hopes I could pick their brain. Do you mind a bunch of questions?
Now that it's just you and your wife, do you still use the aft cabin, or have you moved forward? Is yours the type with the aft berth that goes across the boat, or the one that is more like a wide v-berth. Does one of you have to climb over the other during the night for visits to the head, and if so, just how much of a pain in the backside is that? What's access to the engine like? What kind of speed do you average on long runs? What's the center cockpit like during a good blow? You say that the previous owner sailed it to the Carib. Do you know if they took the offshore route, or island hopped?
Sounds from your previous post like you were happy with the boat, and would recommend it to someone who wanted that size. True?