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Can We See Some ID, Please?

Latitude Nation — Can you ID this boat?

Any guesses . . . ?

Help Roger Krakow identify his Mystery 20. There have been many guesses but no matches. It measures 20-ft on deck and has a swing keel and an Odyssey sail.

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  1. Christian Roland Enno Buss 5 years ago

    I think it’s a Cal 20

  2. Steve Andersen 5 years ago

    She’s at Balboa 20. I find vessel

    • Roger 5 years ago

      Yes! Thanks.

  3. Paul Brogger 5 years ago

    Definitely a Balboa 20. (Lyle Hess design.)

    I used to have hull # 247, now owned by my son and named “Sailing With Ambiguity”. Hull # 16 is hung off a buoy locally in Eld Inlet, Puget Sound (but unfortunately doesn’t appear to get used much).

    • Paul Brogger 5 years ago

      A later flush-deck version (same hull) is named “Ensenada 20”.

      A fine, curvy little boat. I’ll probably finish my sailing days with one of these.

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