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Bone Yard Boats features FREE BOATS in nearly every issue -- actually I can't think of an issue without FREE BOATS.

This is not a complete list of FREE boats.

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Summer 2016 (Issue No. 72)

1965 Cheoy Lee Bermuda 30' Ketch

FREE BOAT: 1965 CHEOY LEE BERMUDA 30'

"The hull is planked in teak and is sound throughout. Original Volvo MD2 performs well. She is free to the right person, but as a family fixture for nearly 40 years we want to ensure that she will be cared for..."   <PICS+INFO>



Summer 2016 (Issue No. 72)

Free Boat 1953 Owens 31 Sedan Cruiser

FREE BOAT: 1953 OWENS 31' SEDAN

Owner says, "The boat was floating when we acquired her; however, she does need bottom work. She has all of her hardware. Clear title. We blocked her in our shop with the intention of working on her, but with a toddler and another baby on the way we just do not have the time right now to fix her up. We'd like to find someone who is willing to make her pretty again."    <PICS+INFO>



Summer 2016 (Issue No. 72)

Free Boat 1961 Matthews 42' Cruiser

FREE BOAT: 1961 MATTHEWS 42' CRUISER

"I have resigned myself to taking a major hit on this situation.  I want to offer her FREE TO A GOOD HOME.  I hope this will help me find the right person who has the time and money that I can't put into her."  Click pic to enlarge.   <PICS+INFO>



Spring 2016 (Issue No. 71)

FREE BOAT 1940 OWENS 30' SEDAN CRUISER

FREE BOAT: 1940 OWENS 30' CRUISER

"We would like to offer the following boat free to someone who has an interest in restoring wood boats... has been in our family since 1950..."  Boat last operated in the late 1970's or early 1980's.  103hp Chrysler Crowne Marine straight six built in 1939.  Click pic for bigger photo.  <PICS+INFO>



Spring 2016 (Issue No. 71)

FREE BOAT 1965 HUBERT JOHNSON BLACKJACK

FREE BOAT: 1965 HUBERT JOHNSON BLACKJACK

"Cleaning up the yard.  I have a free 1965 Hubert Johnson 25' BlackJack skiff that needs some stem, windshield and transom work.  The interior is complete, as is the 305 Chevy marine engine with a closed cooling system..."  Click pic for bigger photo.   <PICS+INFO>







Some free boats in every issue -- so far anyway.

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From this page you can access details and photos for some of the FREE BOATS found in the Bone Yard Boats newsletter.

This page does not always show if boats have been "adopted."

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Summer 2016 (Issue No. 72)

FREE BOAT STADEL SCHOONER ESTRELA

FREE BOAT: STADEL-DESIGNED 56' SCHOONER

The 1975 STADEL-designed 56' schooner ESTRELA has been saved!  Her owner says, "I just can't thank you enough for posting Estrela in Bone Yard Boats.  It makes my heart glad that she will keep sailing."   <PICS+INFO>



Summer 2016 (Issue No. 72)

FREE BOAT 1964 HERRESHOFF H28

FREE BOAT: 1964 HERRESHOFF H28 31'

"It's a neat little boat but needs to get out of the sun.  We found we don't have the time to get her going again. We look forward to having her run in your nifty magazine. Needs work. Hull is tight, classic wood interior with built-ins, cabin roof needs to be replaced. Double berth in bow, single berth on port side... Free to a good home and someone with time to get her on the water again."      <PICS+INFO>



Spring 2016 (Issue No. 71)

FREE BOAT 1939 PEDERSEN JERSEY SEA SKIFF 26'

FREE BOAT: 1939 PEDERSEN 26' JERSEY SEA SKIFF

Chris Craft 327F 210hp V-8 inboard.  When Tom bought the house, the boat was left behind by the prior owner, who would winch the boat up a ramp out of the water on a cradle and rollers.  Click pic to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>



Spring 2016 (Issue No. 71)

FREE BOAT 1950 SEABORN 40' YAWL STARBRIGHT

FREE BOAT: 1950 BEN SEABORN 41’ YAWL

"Interior has been well preserved, and not modified. He is unable to complete the restoration, so is offering her free to a good home. She is elegant, graceful, and has good pedigree. Please help find a good home for her..."  Click photo above to enlarge.  <PICS+INFO>



Spring 2016 (Issue No. 71)

Free Boat 1947 Chris Craft 40

FREE BOAT: 1947 CHRIS CRAFT 40' DCEB

"She was our project / baby before our lives changed, and we started a family. Five years later, now with 2 kids, we have come to terms that this is a project for another stage in our lives. On the hard for 5 years and under cover in a well-constructed, tarped structure..."  <PICS+INFO>







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