Racing of all classes of sailing boat under the Racing Rules for Sailing (RRS) and Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS) is based on the assumption that each boat complies with its Class Rules, the class rules complementing the RRS- ERS by defining the boat and equipment that may be used. Normally it is necessary to […]
The unique characteristics of the International OK-Dinghy: a light, responsive sailing dinghy that may be raced in fair and equal competition all over the world, without getting into cut-throat Olympic competition, and with the freedom to appeal to the individual that is in each of us. 😁. usa.okdinghy.org
USA Sailors ONLY – help the USOKDRA make decisions and provide your opinion / answers to the following questions. Your answers would be appreciated by email to jfbland at me dot com. If you are not a member, please consider becoming one. $50 for an Associate Membership. See the rules/procedures. All OK sailors – if […]
Ken Biddick, a professional boat builder, has completed the newest USA fleet member. Ken and the owner are currently measuring the boat and foils for membership. When the going gets tough, the tough build a new boat. Ken was graciously helped by many of the OKDIA builders in various countries with his questions. The international […]
Please contact USOKDRA to purchase your 2020 Membership if you have not already done so. The USOKDRA administers the OK Dinghy racing in the USA and needs your support to grow the class. Our goal is 200 members by 2025.
When we updated the USOKDRA rules and guidelines, we wanted the OK to remain special and included a code of conduct to remind sailors of our sport’s special status. https://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2020/01/12/decaying-traditions-in-sport/
Everyone is so helpful in the OK world. Damien sent these to someone building a boat and copied me. One more boat –
Good video on basic techniques.
Many sailmakers reduce prices during the fall and winter. Unless you’re attending elite competitions, the normal service life for most sails is about 400 hours before they have to be re-cut.