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Friday, August 11, 2017

Craig Bias' Pescadero Carolina Dory in Florida

This was in my inbox this morning:

Hey Jeff,
Thought I'd send some photos of a Pescadero I recently finished. As you can see, I took some liberties with the interior. The boat floats in about 4-5" of water and runs over 20 mph with two guys and fishing gear (Suzuki 20hp). Thanks for an awesome design; the boat handles great and makes a terrific fishing platform.
I live in the west central Florida coast and built this to be a Tarpon hunter!
Craig Bias

Pescadero Carolina Dory Wooden Boat Plans

Pescadero Carolina Dory Wood Boat Plans

Pescadero Carolina Dory Plywood Boat Plans

Pescadero Carolina Dory Easy Boat Plans

Now that's a real fishing machine. Great job on the boat!

More info, free study prints, and links to purchase plans are available here: 14' Pescadero Carolina Dory Boat Plans.

Jeff Spira, Naval Architect, marine engineer and boat designer

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