O'Day 30 Yacht: Standard Equipment and Specifications (1977)

O'Day 30 Sailboat - Enjoying a Cruise


  • Diesel engine 2:1 reduction gear complete
  • Mainsail complete with 2 sets of reef points
  • Working Jib
  • 5" Fabric berth cushions main cabin; 4" cushions other berths
  • V-berth cushion Curtains
  • Self-contained head
  • SS bow pulpit/SS stanchions with lifelines
  • 2-burner alcohol stove
  • 2 #10 Barient halyard winches
  • 2 #21 Barient 2-speed jib sheet winches
  • 2 Standard Barient winch handles
  • Teak cabin hand rails
  • Bilge pump—hand Lightning ground.
  • Gate valve on all Thru-Hull® fittings below waterline


  • 2 Genoa/Jib cleats
  • Balsa wood deck core where necessary
  • Rich, oiled teak woodwork
  • 2 bow chocks Mainsheet traveler
  • Custom laminated wood tiller
  • Flush bow anchor, chain and rope storage compartment with overboard drain
  • 1 Bow cleat
  • 2 Stern cleats Teak toe rails
  • Flush forward hatch
  • Mast stepped through deck on keel
  • All hardware non-corrosive or SS
  • Non-skid deck
  • 2 Large cockpit drains
  • Two-tone deck colors
  • All colors molded in
  • 1 Cockpit seat locker
  • 1 Cockpit wet locker
  • 4 Fixed windows in main cabin
  • 1 Opening window, I fixed window in head
  • 1 Opening window, 1 fixed window in forward cabin
  • 2 Deck port lights over forward V-berth area


  • Sleeping for 6 … 2 in forward V-berths, 3 in main cabin, 1 in quarter berth Recessed storage bins in berth tops (keep contents completely dry) 6'3" headroom in main cabin
  • Chart table complete with drawers
  • Fully enclosed head with storage compartments
  • Cutlery storage bin in galley
  • 40 gallon water tank, 26 gallon fuel tank
  • Formica counter and table tops throughout
  • Galley complete with SS sink, water pump, large icebox with drain All hardware non-corrosive or SS
  • Fixed folding double leaf table w/sea rails
  • Real teak wood, oiled 2 coats/Teak sea rails around all counter tops
  • 12 volt electrical system with running lights, mast light, interior cabin lights, and fused
  • switch panel complete with heavy duty marine battery Textured fiberglass headliner
  • Engine room access through cockpit seat locker and cabin stairway door Teak bulkheads
  • Hull liner with foam backing
  • Storage lockers behind galley
  • Two-tone interior hull liner pan
  • 2 storage lockers behind settees with shelf over
  • Teak companionway steps
  • Head vanity unit with SS sink, water pump, storage area, mirror, holders, etc.


  • Inboard balanced rudder
  • Fiberglass C/B lead ballasted
  • One-piece fiberglass molded hull and keel Vinyl gunwale guard
  • All hardware non-corrosive or SS
  • All colors molded in
  • Inside lead ballast


  • Anodized mast and boom
  • SS rigging with swaged terminals/SS turnbuckles
  • Finest dacron running rigging Topping lift
  • 2 halyard cleats
  • 4-part mainsheet system Jiffy reefing

Specifications shown in this catalog are subject to change without notice. Some photos may show optional or special equipment and accessories used as photographic props.

O'Day builds boats from 12' to 37' in three distinct lines: Daysailers and Weekenders (the O'Day 12, Widgeon, Javelin, DaySailer and Mariner); Trailerable Cruisers (the O'Day 20, 22, 23 and 25); Yachts (the O'Day 27, 30, 32 and 37).

Free brochures are available on each of these three lines from dealers or from O'Day. Full size architectural drawings are available directly from O'Day on Cruisers and Yachts (the 20 through the 37) at a cost of $5 per set per boat.

O'Day 30 Yacht Specifications (1977)

The O'Day 30 Yacht

L.O.A. 29'-11" (9.12M)
L. W. L. 25'-5" (7.74M)
Beam 10'-9" (3.28M)
Draft (keel) 4'-11" (1.50M)
Draft (centerboard up) 3'-6" (2.18M)
Draft (centerboard down) 7'-2"
Sail area 441.3 sq. ft. (41.0 sq. M)
Displacement (keel) 10,500 lbs. (4775K)
Displacement (centerboard) 11,000 lbs. (5000K)
Ballast (keel) 4200 lbs. (1909K)
Ballast (centerboard) 4700 lbs. (2136K)
Mast above water 44'-0" (13.42M)

O'Day 30 Rig Measurements

P2 (Foretriangle hoist) 39.75' (12.12M)
J (Foretriangle base) 13.50' (4.11M)
P (Mainsail hoist) 33. 75' (10. 29M)
B (Mainsail bas ) 10. 25' (3.12M)

O'Day 30 Schematic


A Bangor Punta Company

Fall River, MA 02722

Additional manufacturing facilities in Costa Mesa, California.
Printed in U.S.A. © Bangor Punta Corporation

GG Archives REF: BPODY-027-1977-C-CAT

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