Time Off is a nice example of a comfortable and fast sailboat with the stability of being a family boat as well. She has been sailed around Mount Desert Island for many years. She is in good condition and has been stored inside during the winters, maintained at a local yard. These boats are easy to take care of and fun to sail, so if you are looking to get on the water with a seaworthy, good-sailing boat, Time Off is awaiting her new sailors for the 2019 season!
Built by the O'Day company and designed by Philip Rhodes, this Tempest is a medium displacement hull with fin keel and spade rudder. Her hull and decks are fiberglass.
Aft of 8' self-bailing cockpit is a covered well for outboard. Interior and exterior trim is varnished mahogany. Below are two 6'6" vee berths, galley area with ice box and Formica counter and lockers for storage.
Mast stepped on deck.
Cam action main sheet cleat
Two jib winches
Adjustable jib sheet leads
Main sail in good condition and new jib
8' self-bailing cockpit
Two long cockpit seat blue naugahyde cushions
self-draining seats w/lockers
Removable 1250 lb. iron fin keel
separate head enclosure
separate galley area w/counter and storage area
Formica galley and head tops
Molded-in insulated ice box
Outboard well with plug
6 HPJohnson outboard that hasn't been used for several years
Storage shelves over vee berths
Two blue naugahyde berth cushions
O'Day Tempest Sailboat Standard Features and Specifications (1967)
"Give us a fast racing boat," came the challenge, "that's a family boat, too." Not a simple task, but we found the answer in Tempest, and she soon established a name for herself in day sailing, one design racing and long and short cruising.
Designed by Philip L. Rhodes to O'Day's specifications, Tempest combines a hull of medium displacement that's easily driven with a full masthead rig for the most efficient performance under any sailing conditions. The fin keel and spade rudder make her extremely fast, very responsive to the helm. Extra beam stability reduces the need for shortening sail except in the heaviest breeze.
A large cockpit and a simple boom tent make room for four in two separate cabins.
Compare her standard features — sail her — and you won't be satisfied until you own her.