2022 USOKDRA Full and Associate Invoices will be sent out in the next few days. It is my hope that those of you who have already joined and are supporting the USOKDRA will renew your memberships for 2022. [Please note we are asking that renewals be done by February 15 for the OKDIA submissions] Associate …
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2021 Membership letters / invoices
2021 USOKDRA Full and Associate Invoices will be sent out in the next few days. It is my hope that those of you who have already joined and are supporting the USOKDRA will renew your memberships for 2021. [Please note we are asking that renewals be done by February 15 for the OKDIA submissions] Associate …
Historical OK Dinghy Plans located.
Contains original Danish / English, working figures and updates. – not valid for current building. Copy of 1956 plans, updated, modified in 1957, 1959 according to the drawing.
FOUND ! USA 235 – Restored, Alive and Well – living in Seattle
I’m going to reprint a note and images from Matt Rowley: James, Thanks for your kind words about my work on the OK Dinghy. When I shared the photos with Richard I knew WHERE the hull number was, I just couldn’t remember WHAT it was. A quick look under the cover is all it …
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2021 Boat Decals
Excerpt from OKDIA November Update
Robert Deaves writing to the National Secretaries – Well done USOKDRA members, 2021 renewal / membership invoices will be published in December: “8. Despite the restrictions and cancelations caused by COVID-19, 2020 has been a very successful year for the class. More boats have been built than in any year since 1980, and a huge …
USA – 8 wins AYC 2020 Fall Fling with 5 bullets – 11 Oct 2020
AYC has had a very conservative program this year with very little organized racing. We cancelled the Finn Masters Regatta and the Texas Centerboard regatta. The Fall Fling Intramural regatta was created up to give club members of all stripes some racing before the cold weather and Holidays. It was also kind of a test …
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Clark USA 753 c.1970
Gil Greenwood is a USOKDRA member and is in the process of buying two OK dinghies to restore. USA 753 was a Clark Hull with one of the fast Bruder wood masts. Gil is a US Sailing Judge and Race officer, living in Oklahoma these days. Part of the USOKDRA success story.
Class Management / Measuring / Corinthian Sportsmanship
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 …
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Why Not Try an OK Dinghy
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