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Re: How do you find one?
Search, and keep looking.
Neighbor's got an English built twin keel 21' Sunray that caught my attention, but she's unwilling to part with it. I did a bit of research, and thought I'd like to own one, for the day I out grow my O'Day 19 Weekender. Those twin keels are pretty hard to find on this side of the pond, unless I find an "imported" Westerly, and even those aren't exactly common.
Discovered an advertisement online that linked to an eBay auction... first auction was relisted, and the second had no bidders. On a whim, I reached out to the seller... who had already sold the boat, but provided contact information for the latest owner. Things worked out, and I'm the proud owner of a 24' twin keel Tylercraft. Gonna spend a few years restoring her while I sail the O'Day. I love working on boats myself, nearly as much as I enjoy being on the water.
Sure, it was an unorthodox method of buying a boat... but it worked out. Can't find it if you don't go looking, though.