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Old 09-11-2014, 05:21   #1
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Island Packet 26

I am interested in the Island Packet 26 MK1 or Bombay Express. I think the shoal draft and wide beam would work for me.
Probably not a great sailing boat, but I have not been able to find anyone who has sailed one. Would like to know if it has any major flaws in the sailing dept. Has anyone sailed one?

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Old 29-08-2016, 15:51   #2
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Re: Island Packet 26

My buddy just bought one and I can't hardly find any information about the bombay 26 express.

Watch our refit progress on our 1970 Morgan 30-1 on youtube.
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Re: Island Packet 26

Could always call this owner up and ask + make an offer
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Old 29-08-2016, 15:56   #4
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Re: Island Packet 26

I think there were only a very few built?
Very first IP ever built is still owned I believe by the same family and is sailing around I think the Tampa Bay Area.
You may try the IP website, have to be someone there.

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