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Change of Plans

Release Date: July 3, 2015

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A Subscriber's Change of Plans May Mean a New Old Boat for You


Balboa 27a

Balboa 27



Carel Sellenraad writes that Father Time and Mother Nature have scuttled his plans to restore the 1978 Balboa 27-foot 8.2 Lyle Hess-designed sailboat he and his wife purchased in 2005 from a charity in Newport Beach, California.

Tulip is sitting in her high-desert cradle waiting for someone to restore her and enjoy the trailersailing she can provide.

Interested readers please go to: for specifications. Inquiries by email to There will be a nominal fee to satisfy legal requirements.

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