63862Re: [bolger] Newbie here, wondering what this Bolger is
- Jun 29, 2010FWIW, this is the same boat that was discussed here a couple weeks ago
(Jun14). If I recall correctly, Susan Altenberger (Phil Bolger's
wife) wrote that she "can't place this one at the moment".
Considering that there are 6-700 Bolger designs, certainly there are
some unknown Bolger designs to all of us.
I am leaning towards agreement with Peter, this does look like the
William Garden design "Portage 24" in his book Yacht Design, pages
On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 8:16 PM, Peter McCorison <k2spr@...> wrote:
> This sure looks like the Bill Garden design "Portage 24". See "Yacht
> Designs" by Bill Garden, International Marine Publishing, 1977. There
> was this boat or a near sister in the Westsound Marina (Orcas Island)
> for some years in the '80's, I think. It was badly maintained, but could
> have been cleaned up and refit to look like this. Interesting layout -
> galley in the open. a delight on good summer days in the PNW, but not so
> good when the weather turns.
> I've no idea of the value, but if it's the same boat, it surely needs
> very careful survey to assure that the neglect of the last century has
> been corrected.
> Peter McCorison
> Orcas Is, WA
> On 6/28/2010 7:25 PM, gjgerhard wrote:
> > A friend died recently and I'm wondering what to do with his boat. I'm
> > told it's a Bolger, and possibly the second one built of this design. I
> > don't know how to post a picture here, so I'll have to say it's a beamy
> > 28' sloop. It has an aft cabin and a 2-cyl diesel. Can anyone give me a
> > clue what this boat might be called, much less what it might be worth?
> > I'm going to try to embed a link to some photos:
> > http://s413.photobucket.com/albums/pp211/gjgerhard/Halcyon/
> > Thanks,
> > Greg G.
> > gjgerhard@...
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