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O'Day Sailboats and Yachts from Bangor Punta

O'Day Sailboats and Yachts from Bangor Punta

O'Day made three types of sailboats / yachts during the Bangor Punta Era (1966-1984):

  1. Daysailers and Weekenders

O'Day 12, 15, 19, Day Sailer, Day Sailer II, Funfish, Javelin, Kitten, Mariner, Ospray, Rhodes, Seven/Eleven, Snark, Sprite and Widgeon

  1. Trailerable Cruisers

O'Day 20, 22, 23, 25 and 26

  1. Yachts / Offshore Cruisers

O'Day 27, 28, 30, 32, 34, 37 and 39

Cruising on an O'Day 32 Yacht

Bangor Punta Era Marketing Materials for O'Day Sailboats, Yachts and Cruisers

Section D: O'Day Branding and Miscellaneous

O'Day Fleet Building Tricks: Free Spinnakers. (1970)

1970 O'Day Fleet Building Tricks: Free Spinnakers

O'Day reaches into its bag of fleet budding tricks and comes up with free spinnakers. Almost unbelievable, isn't it?

GG Archives REF: BPODY-006-1970-BW-AD

What's a Fleet?  A Fleet Is You Starting One.

1970 What's A Fleet? A Fleet Is You Starting One.

A fleet can be exactly what you want it to be. We'd dearly like to tell you that your choice of boat is vital to your fun.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-007-1970-BW-AD

For Sailboat Shoppers: The Nitty-Gritty Ditty Bag $2.00 From O'Day. (1970)

1970 For Sailboat Shoppers: The Nitty-Gritty Ditty Bag $2.00 From O'Day

The Nitty-Gritty Ditty Bag full of everything you need to go boat shopping -- Boat shopping is boat comparing.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-005-1970-BW-AD

O'Day 1974 Gold Medal Cruising Fleet - 1974 Print Advertisement.

1974 ODay Gold Medal Cruising Fleet '74

Today's best built sailboats. Safe. Easy-to-sail. Backed with a 2-year warranty. The O'Day 23, O'Day 22, O'Day 20 and the Mariner.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-016-1974-C-AD

What makes O'day a better value? 1974 Magazine Advertisement

1974 O'Day Sailboats - What makes O'day a better value?

O'Day has a solid, well built model for every fun plan ...great 12' challengers ...swift day sailers ...comfortable family cruisers.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-015-1974-C-AD

What To Look For In A Day Sailer (Page 1 of 2)

1976 O'Day explains what to look for in a family day sailer

THERE ARE ABOUT 150 different open sailboats on the market. We'd like to show you what's important in a family boat—and why we think you should consider one of ours.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-022-1976-BW-AD-2

Section E: O'Day Catalogs & Brochures

O'Day 1966 Sailboat Fleet Catalog

O'Day 1966 Fleet Catalog

O'Day Sailboat Fleet Catalog for 1966 Features the Day Sailer, Funfish, Javelin, Kitten, Ospray, Rhodes 19, 7/11, Snark and Sprite.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-001-1966-C-CAT

1967 O'Day Sailboat Brochure Cover

O'Day 1967 Sailboat Catalog

Superb Color Catalog features the O'Day Outlaw, Tempest, International Tempest, Mariner, Rhodes 19, Day Sailer and Ospray.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-002-1967-C-CAT

1973 O'Day Gold Medal Flleet Catalog

O'Day 1973 Gold Medal Fleet Catalog

The O'Day Gold Medal Fleet Catalog for 1973 Featured the O'Day 23, O'Day 22, Mariner 2+2, Rhodes 19, Day Sailer II, Javelin and Widgeon sailboats.

GG Archives REF: BPODY-010-1972-C-CAT

1977 The O'Day Yachts - O'Day 27; O'Day 30; O'Day 32; O'Day 37

O'Day 1977 Yachts Catalog

O'Day Yachts Catalog for 1977 Featured The O'Day 27, O'Day 30, O'Day 32 and the Tri-Cabin O'Day 37. Includes What To Look For In A Yacht and Standard Equipment Listings.

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

O'Day Sailboat and Yacht Videos

The O'Day Gold Medal Fleet 2 Year Warranty (1973 O'Day Catalog)

Every item manufactured by O'Day, a Bangor Punta Company, or O'Day's subsidiaries, is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship at the time of shipment from O'Day's plant.

O'Day will repair or replace any item which was defective at the time of shipment from O'Day's plant provided O'Day is promptly notified within thirty (30) days after the date of original purchase by the original user but in no event shall this warranty extend beyond a period equal to 24 months from the date of shipment from O'Day's plant and, if requested by O'Day for purposes of verification of any claimed defect, the item is returned to O'Day for examination.

Any expenses incurred in the returning of an item shall be at the owner's expense. In no event shall O'Day's liabilities for defects for any item manufactured by O'Day exceed O'Day's replacement cost.

This Warranty is VOID if:

  1. Repairs are attempted by anyone other than O'Day or its authorized designees,
  2. Repairs are needed due to normal wear and tear or lack of maintenance,
  3. For replacement of a part which is a normal maintenance replacement item.

This Warranty does not apply to accessories manufactured by others but furnished with O'Day's equipment as they are usually warranted by their respective manufacturers.

THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS OR OTHERWISE, WHICH EXTEND BEYOND THE WARRANTY EXPRESSED HEREIN.

O'Day accepts no responsibility or liability for any representations, acts ,or omissions of retail or wholesale dealers relating to the preparation and/or sale of O'Day's products to original users.

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Bangor Punta Era

The Bangor Punta era, lasted approximately twenty years -- from 1964 to 1984.

History will likely remember the company for its tenacity in pursuing acquisitions; their high-profile corporate executives; and, two United States Supreme Court cases that the company was involved in during its short life span.

Nostalgic History

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