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Re: help me identify this boat

The trim looks like O Day to me..
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Re: help me identify this boat

O'Day HIN's are XDY and XPJ
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Re: help me identify this boat

the closest comparable to this mystery boat is a Pearson 28.
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the closest comparable to this mystery boat is a Pearson 28.
Visibly similar, yes, but the rudder arrangement/transom is wrong..

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Re: help me identify this boat

found it! the boat is a uncommon model of the cal 25, called the 25 mkII. thanks for your help
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Despite the HIN confusion.. this boat has the look of Lapworth to me, and this looks like a good match.. Cal 25-2

CAL 2-25 sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com

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Since the HIN still does not match, I'd still be a little wary.
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for what reason would someone replace the number on the boat with a different one? possibly making an offer on this boat next weekend. last registered in 2001 but has a beautiful 12hp yanmar and is very dry down below. owner wants $2500
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I wonder if they recylce HINs if companies cease production?? It's pretty clear that this is an example of that particular model, and the HIN picture doesn't look tampered with.. If it surveys well that's a pretty nice boat for someone...
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Re: help me identify this boat

CAB was the code for Cal boats back in the 70s. the code was reassigned in the late 80s when Cal/Jensen closed up.
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