Location: Rock Hall, MD

Arrangement & Sailplan

O’Day 34 Arrangement
O’Day 34 Sailplan

Make / Model


Hull Dimensions

Length Overall34 ft 0 in
Length @ Waterline28 ft 9 in
Beam11 ft 3 in
Max Draft4 ft 3 in (shoal draft version)
Ballast4,650 lbs
Displacement11,500 lbs


Mast Height47’2” above water
Foretriangle Area301.0 SF (100%)
Main Area223.3 SF
DimensionsI = 43’0”, J = 14’0”, P = 38’0”, E = 11’9”


EngineUniversal M25, fresh water cooled
Fuel FilterRacor 220R
Heat ExchangerOversized replacement unit
TransmissiionZF replacement: ZF-10M installed 2012
CouplingDrivesaver polymer shaft coupling
PropMartek Autostream (feathering, stainless steel)


Fuel Capacity30 gal
Water Capacity50 gal
Holding Tank Cap24 gal (custom modification from 15 gal original equipment)
Propane Locker6 lb aluminum cylinder (Stbd – bottom vented to outside)
Other Fuel LockerRoom for 2½ gal gasoline storage and multiple 1 lb Propane Canisters (Port – bottom vented to outside)
Hot Water HeaterRaritan 6 gal, engine & 110 V heated

Sails & Sail Handling

MainsailDacron, semi-full batten
Flaking SystemDutchman Type B/C Topping Lift
TravelerUpgraded Garhauer, control lines lead aft
Boom Vang4-Part block-and-tackle
130% GenoaCruising Mylar “String Sail”
110% GenoaDacron
Jib FurlerFurlex Type B Mk II
Sheet WinchesSelf-tailing Barlow
Genoa TracksInboard w/ multiple sheet blocks
SpinnakerTri-Radial, ¾ oz nylon with snuffer
OtherSpinnaker Pole, Downhaul & Topping Lift

Ground Tackle

Main Rode33# Bruce-Style stored on and set from stock anchor roller (w/ 10 ft 5/16 chain, 200 ft 5/8” Nylon)
Backup RodeFX-16 Fortress Aluminum stored on and set from custom installed second bow roller (10 ft 5/16 chain, 200 ft 1/2″ Nylon)
Wash-Down PumpShurFlo Extreme Pro Blaster with hose & nozzle in anchor locker.
Additional ChainTwo 50 ft lengths 5/16 chain (50 ft each anchor)
Sentinel8 lb


RadioiCom MC-402 VHF belowdecks with CommandMikII remote at the helm and masthead-mounted antenna with RG-8X cable
Knot MeterHorizon SL45
Depth SounderHorizon DS45
Wind Speed & DirHorizon WS45
GPS / Chart plotterGarmin 176c Chartplotter with charts for the Chesapeake Bay, south to the Florida keys as well as The Bahamas
Backup GPSGarmin GPS-65 (an ancient but reliable backup)
AutopilotAutohelm ST3000 Wheel Pilot
TVSuperSonic 12 volt HD TV on swivel bulkhead mount
TV/FM AntennaWest Marine Interceptor mounted at masthead
StereoDual XHD6425 with 1/8 in input jack for MP3 or other player and bulkhead-mounted speaker system


House BatteriesThree – Group 31 AGM in parallel
Engine BatteryOne – Group 24 AGM
Battery ControlBlueSea Systems DC parallel battery switch panel
Battery ChargingHeavy-Duty, 130 amp alternator
Shore Power1-30 amp with 2 – 35 ft cords
Galvanic IsolatorGuest model 2433
Battery Charger / InverterHeart interface Freedom Combi Inverter/Charger Model 15
Charging ControllerHeart Interface LINK 2000 integrated battery monitor and inverter/charger control with LINK 2000R Ideal engine alternator regulator option.  (This is an excellent 4-stage charging and complete battery management system with alternator regulator function.)


Gas GrillMagma A10-207 with rail mount
Air ConditioningCruisair 12,000 BTU with heat pump capability and Q-Logic control
HeadGroco Model HF, bronze base
Anchor LightUpgraded, automatic LED
Winter CoverCanvas Store custom design, Top Gun Marine Canvas fabric with lines and storage container
RefrigerationCustom-made insullated box with hinged lid.  Air-cooled Adler Barbour ColdMachine. Horizontally mounted freezer box. Compressor mounted in cool area with ducted air flow.
ScreensScreens for all hatches, ports and other openings.
Cockpit TableEdson folding, varnished teak
Throwable PFDLifesling brand
Other Safety GearAll legally required PFDs, signaling devices and fire extinguishers, etc
ManualsComplete manufacturer’s manuals for all equipment on board
FendersTwo large with canvas covers
Boarding LadderWith custom, varnished teak steps
StorageAdded custom cabinets port & stbd in main salon
StorageHanging lockers converted to shelving
StorageForward ice chest converted to bin storage with refrigeration compressor below
Shroud RollersAsh


DinghyAchilles Model LSI-96 LGY: Length = 9’6”, Weight = 88 lbs, Capacity  = 1,145 lbs. Equipped with lifting and tie-off rig for davits. No leaks, no repairs.
DavitsKato Bay-II model: Capacity = 150 lbs per arm, 300 lbs total
MotorTohatsu Model 8B, 8 HP, two-stroke, 57 lbs, with fuel tank, etc
Motor StorageBracket on stern rail
Motor HandlingBuilt-in tackle above motor, mounted to reinforced, rigid bimini frame


DodgerLinen color, Sunbrella custom dodger with Strataglass windows mounted on rigid frame with side-mounted handrails
BiminiLinen color, Sunbrella custom bimini mounted on rigid frame
FillerFills gap between dodger and bimini, attached with zippers
Sun ShadesPhifertex Vinyl Mesh curtains that zip to three side of bimini to provide shade in the cockpit
Cockpit CushionsCustom fitted, Phifertex Vinyl Mesh-covered over closed-cell foam