Javelin dinghy

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O'Day Javelin
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Class Symbol
Current Specifications
Crew 2
Type planing hull
Construction fiberglass
Rig sloop
Keel 49 lb galvanized steel plate
LOA 14 ft
LWL 13 ft 2 in
Beam 5 ft 8 in
Draft CB 6" up/3'10" down
Hull weight 475 - 524 lbs
Mast height 22' 11 3/8" (overall)
Main & Jib area 125 ft2
Mainsail area 90 ft2
Jib / Genoa area 35 ft2
Spinnaker area 127 ft2
D-PN 111.3
Year 1960
Designer Uffa Fox
Infobox last updated: 1 February 2014

The Javelin is a 14-foot dinghy designed by Uffa Fox in 1960 and built by the O'Day company until 1984. The boat is a comfortable daysailer. Over 5000 were produced in the United States and the older "classic" models are still being built in Japan.

The Javelin sails off a D-PN of 111.3[1]


  1. ^ "Centerboard Classes". US Sailing. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 

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DPI (Discretional Points Imposed) is the annotation given in race results once the race committee has adjusted the result to reflect a breach in the sailing instructions by the yacht in question.