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Old 04-13-2021, 09:07 PM   #1
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Bill Garden boats

Greetings all
i'm refurbishing two Bill Garden boats. If you have any background information or stories on either of them I would like to add to the histories I am writing.

1967 44' tri-cabin cruiser (wood)
1983 42' salon cruiser (some called it a Formosa 42)
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Old 04-14-2021, 12:33 AM   #2
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I haven’t seen Tad Roberts post here recently but he knows a lot about Bill Garden’s designs. He is on Facebook pretty often and often discusses Garden designs.
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15 years ago, Mystic Seaport museum reached out to the Willars Boat Owners for general information on the Willard 36, a Garden design. Here's a link to some of the information on him they compiled. Mystic has a library of his designs. Copies can be purchased from them

https://research.mysticseaport.org/c...illiam-garden/

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Well, there’s also his book https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/Boo...%26sortby%3D17
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