WHIRLWIND is indeed a unique sailboat.
Designed by Wm. Garden for Dr. Blalock of Dana Point,
she was built in the Costa
Mesa yard of Chapman and Kalayjian. Launched in
1955 WHIRLWIND is a very fast boat. Her double ended design, strip planked
construction, and ahead of her time keel design created a special sailboat.
the archives of the Mystic Seaport Museum I have obtained copies of the
original blueprints. I have also response, written in his own hand, from
Mr. Garden himself regarding my inquiry to him about the history of
Since I acquired her in 2001 I have invested about 1000 hours in her
renovation. I am intimately familiar with the areas still in need of
attention for a complete renovation and will share an itemized list and
renovation choices with someone genuinely interested in acquiring this
vessel. She is currently berthed in Wilmington,
motive behind selling her at this time has nothing to do with her condition or
prospects. Rather, I have 4 other wooden sailing vessels, and must reduce
my “fleet” as none of them are receiving the full attention that they
deserve. All of these sailboats are for
One off 45' garden yawl. Built in 1945, I have provenance and
blueprints for the boat. It is very fast. Double-ender,
strip-planked, and has lots of sails.
Asking $60,000.00 For
Details call 916-847-9064
My other boats for sale: