Pelicano 20 Incoming

Adeline float

Update: Small Boats Monthly is releasing their review of the Pelicano 20! It goes online at noon today! June 1.

The oft-requested Pelicano 20 is coming in every possible way. Study plans are available now on our store.

Full construction plans and a CNC- cut kits are due on June 16th. The kit will sell for $6999 and solves the problem of all those accurate curved cuts on the hull construction. The plans will list for  $325 and will enable you to build your own unique version of this beautiful, versatile boat.  Finally, our Pelicano 20 catalog page is here. It contains the specifications so you can go out and measure your garage. It’ll fit!

Adeline at the dock

 

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Pelicano 20

Adeline at the dock

With the Pelicano 20, Sam has pulled his usual trick of combining a lot of usability into a very convenient and lovely boat-shaped package. It started as a custom build, which resulted in the Adeline. You can read the customer’s experiences with his Pelicano 20 here.

The Pelicano Bassboat is an excellent choice for anyone who wants to maximize usability in a 20′-2″cruiser. It’s a traditional speedboat, a fishing boat, and versatile explorer for weekends on the water. The design has a spacious cabin forward, with enough space for a v-berth for the occasional camping weekend.  The design has ample dry storage below.

Like all Pelicanos, the maximum HP is 115, and you can realistically expect over 40mph with that kind of power.

At 20′-2″, it not hard to find a garage that will store the Pelicano for the winter, which gives owners more options and saves money.

And finally, the Pelicano is an easily trailerable design, adding to its basic versatility, and helping you to find your own boating adventures.

The Pelicano 20 is currently available as study plans. The full construction plans and a CNC cut hull kit will be available in mid-June 2017.

Adeline Sea Trials

Pelicano 20 Specifications

Length 20 ft. –  2 in.
Beam 7 ft. – 5 in.
Draft 10 in.
Power Outboard (115hp max)
Displacement 2300 lbs.

Adeline float

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Sam’s Sockeye 62 Article in Soundings

Sam has been writing a series of articles for Soundings magazine. Collectively, they are entitled “Sketchbook” and he spends time writing about the designs he has dreamed up –  in many cases highly developed plans are drawn – but for numerous reasons, these designs remain on the drawing board. They could be summed as the peak of a 40 year career in boat design, but I’d bet Sam wouldn’t give himself that much credit.

The latest article just appeared in the June 12 issue. It reveals Sam’s work on a 62-foot version of his venerable Sockeye design. It’s a true long-range cruiser drawn on the lines of oceangoing trawlers of decades past, but bringing all the advantages of his stitch-and-glue technology along for the ride.

As with all things Sam Devlin, and with the sheer amount of space on offer, the Sockeye 62 can be fitted out in any number of ways to meet your dreams of a boat that will literally take you anywhere on the water in supreme comfort and yes, style.  Check out the Soundings article: http://www.devlinboat.com/sockeye62/

Check out the updated drawings on the main Sockeye 62 catalog page.

 

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