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The Day Sailer was designed by Uffa Fox and George O'Day in 1958 and was one of the first generation of boats to go directly into fiberglass production, with an aluminum mast and boom. The pun in its name acknowledges the Day Sailer's status-in line with the intent of its designers-as a daysailer and family boat first, as well as a racer. The daysailer model features a hinged mast, while the racing mast is keel-stepped and comes with features such as hiking straps, spinnaker, and adjustable traveler. Fleets are active throughout North America. Over 10,000 boats have been built, and new Day Sailers can still be purchased from Cape Cod Shipbuilding, which began production on Day Sailers in 1995. The boat joined the American Sailboat Hall of Fame in 2003. For more information, read the Day Sailer Wikipedia article.