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  1. Hello from Chicago

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello, I am new at sailing hoping to learn. I have some knowledge of driving a boat, mostly motor. I spent the last two weeks in Barcelona sailing back and forth to France. If anyone is willing to help me learn or know where to learn that would be great. I am in Chicago. Oh! Today I am buying...
  2. Brand Spanking New To The Sailing World

    Introduce Yourself
    Hey guys! I'm Seth! I live in northeastern Ohio and have dreamed about getting into sailing for a while. Several years ago I decided to get a book about it and after reading cover to cover, I would pick it up on occasion not quite sure how or where to start my adventure... Fast forward several...
  3. O'day 28 Gooseneck & Boom issue

    Gear & Maintenance
    I've got an old O'day 28. Recently the gooseneck (mast side boom attachment) broke in half. I can't seem to find a replacement gooseneck as they are no longer made and a conversion kit is pricey. Does anyone of a comparable boom if I just decided to replace the whole boom with a more updated...
  4. Looking for O'Day Daysailor Rudder

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have a 1974 O'Day Daysailor which is in pretty good shape. Unfortunately, it was flipped on the mooring in a squall yesterday and the rudder was lost. I have looked on DR Marine and for both the rudder head and the blade it will cost about $600... Ouch! Does anyone know where I might find a...