Bahama 25′

My next boat was a Bahama 25.  http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=6634

This was a 25′ fiberglass full keel sloop. I bought a Honda outboard and lived aboard for about 6 months. I think I owned the boat for about two years before I had to sell. This was about 1977.

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This was a very pretty boat and was a pretty decent sailing boat. It was a little pale when I bought it so I repainted it. You can see the difference in the two pictures above and below. My college roommate Larry Johnson [who ended up as my best man at my wedding, as I was for his wedding], painted the boat for me.

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She needed a little work. Just look at that rudder. As usual, I spent more time working on the boat and working to support the boat than I spent sailing her.

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Never the less we had some good times. I was about 24 years old.

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I had the boat moored at Shilshole Bay Marina for most of the time. This is my old sailing friend from the old little Petrel 16, Jay Huber.

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Sailing off into the sunset.

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