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 …
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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 …
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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.
Please welcome, and welcome back in many cases our first 2020 Members. Nationals are Oct 24, 25 ,2020 in Austin TX on Lake Travis – Paul Henderson, FL USA 457 Dennis Clark, WA Fritz Mueller, FL Paul Guidi, FL Rick Peyran, CA. USA 288 Gil Greenwood, OK Of course Rob Coutts, CA ,President, USA 9 …
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