Javelin dinghy

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O'Day Javelin
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Class symbol
Designer Uffa Fox
Year 1960
Crew 2
Draft CB 6" up/3'10" down
Type planing hull
Construction fiberglass
Hull weight 475 - 524 lbs
LOA 14 ft
LWL 13 ft 2 in
Beam 5 ft 8 in
Hull appendages
Keel/board type 49 lb galvanized steel plate
Rig type sloop
Mast length 22' 11 3/8" (overall)
Mainsail area 90 ft2
Jib/genoa area 35 ft2
Spinnaker area 127 ft2
Upwind sail area 125 ft2
D-PN 111.3

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. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 

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