O’Day 290 Specifications

L.O.A. 28’ 9”
L.W.L. 23’ 4”
Beam 10’ 5”
Draft 3’ 11”
Wing Keel Displacement 7,550 lbs
Ballast 2,600 lbs.
Sail Area 380 sq. ft. (Main & 100% jib)
Fresh Water Capacity 40 gals.
Fuel Capacity 17.5 gals.
Power Diesel
Mast Height Above D.W.L. 407”

Standard Equipment
Hull & Deck

  • Smoke White hull with molded bootop
  • Blistergaurd gelcoat below waterline
  • Blue & Gold mylar cove stripe
  • Balsa & plywood cored deck
  • Molded swim platform
  • Lead fin keel
  • Teak toe rail
  • Double rail stern and bow pulpits
  • Foredeck anchor locker
  • Inboard genoa blocks with adjustable jib lead blocks
  • Two #21 Barient 2-speed self-tailing genoa winches
  • Cabin top mounted main sheet traveler
  • Main sheet, internal main & jib halyards & jiffy reefing line lead aft to #17 Barient self-tailing utility winch and stoppers
  • Plexiglass companionway hatch with seahood
  • Translucent opening hatches over forward cabin and head
  • Two dorade boxes molded on deck
  • Teak handrails
  • Four fixed recessed ports
  • Two opening ports
  • Large cockpit locker
  • Curved helmsman seat with storage under
  • T-shaped cockpit

Spars & Rigging

  • Deck stepped anodized Isomat mast
  • Single swept-back spreaders
  • Steaming and anchor lights
  • Internal halyards lead aft
  • Anodized boom with internal reef, outhaul and external boom topping lift
  • Single continuous reef line lead aft
  • Mainsail with single reef
  • Isofurl jib furling system
  • 135% furling genoa with UV protection
  • 1X19 stainless steel standing rigging

Interior General

  • Fiberglass hull liner
  • Fiberglass headliner with removable panels for deck hardware access
  • Teak bulkheads and cabinets
  • Laminate galley countertops with teak trim

Forward Cabin

  • V-berth with 4” foam cushions
  • Storage under berth
  • Drawer storage under berth port side
  • Shelves on hull sides
  • Large hanging locker
  • Teak bifold privacy door
  • 110V outlet


  • Groco HF marine toilet with holding tank and overboard discharge
  • Molded in sink for easy cleaning
  • Top opening hamper in countertop
  • Raised shelf outboard and locker suspended from deck
  • Ventilation hatch
  • 110V outlet
  • Mirrored locker doors
  • Hot and cold pressure water system with shower and shower sump pump

Main Cabin

  • L-shaped dinette with storage under
  • Straight settee
  • Shelves outboard of settee
  • Storage alcoves behind seat backs
  • Overhead teak grab rails
  • Formica /teak drop leaf table on stainless steel supports
  • Navigation area includes chart table with icebox under, chart storage and switch panel locker
  • Headroom is 6’ 2”
  • Teak and Holly cabin sole


  • Two burner gimbaled propane stove with oven
  • Dishrack behind stove
  • Locker storage overhead and under sink
  • Slide out trash bin
  • Deep stainless sink
  • 110V outlet
  • 12V outlet


  • Double berth with 4” foam cushions
  • Shelf with riser outboard above berth

Mechanical & Electrical

  • Westerbeke 12 HP, two cylinder, fresh-water cooled marine diesel 2:1 reduction gears
  • Fiberglass engine enclosure with soundproofing
  • 1” shaft with two-blade propeller
  • 17.5 gallon fuel tank with gauge
  • Engine runtime meter
  • Interior cabin lights
  • Complete electrical panel, branch circuit breakers for 12V and 110V system, power on light, 110V reverse polarity indicator. Two-position battery switch 110V outlet
  • VHF radio with mast mounted antenna
  • Jensen marine AM/FM radio with CD player and iPod input.
  • Cockpit and main cabin stereo speakers
  • 40 gallon fresh water in seamless plastic, baffled tanks
  • Edson radial drive wheel steering with engine controls on pedestal
  • Emergency tiller
  • Manual and electrical bilge pumps
  • Bronze ball valves and thru-hulls below water line