Our Boat – O’Day 34!

July 3, 2015 Location: Rock Hall, MD Background: This is the boat used for our “Bahamas Bound” adventure featured on this website.  She was our warm weather refuge for 30 years.  We purchased her in the spring of 1984 and didn’t change much about her until we retired in 1999.  We considered replacing her at … Read more

Descriptions and Photos

We purchased and commissioned this 1983 O’Day 34, new, in 1984. The boat is very well maintained and is in excellent, clean condition. We added a long list of well designed and executed, custom modifications and the boat is extensively equipped for long-term cruising. These features are detailed below and in the accompanying photos. The … Read more


Location: Rock Hall, MD Arrangement & Sailplan Make / Model Make O’Day Model 34 Year 1983 Hull Dimensions Length Overall 34 ft 0 in Length @ Waterline 28 ft 9 in Beam 11 ft 3 in Max Draft 4 ft 3 in (shoal draft version) Ballast 4,650 lbs Displacement 11,500 lbs Rig Mast Height 47’2” above water … Read more