Plans to build the 35' [10.7 M] Fiji Hawaiian Sampan

The Fiji is a larger sampan intended for extended offshore work. It will be quite fast with nominal diesel power and will be capable of more extended crossings between islands, or a long ways between ports.

Photos of the Fiji Hawaiian Sampan


Fiji Hawaiian Sampan Wood Boat Plans

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35' [10.7 M] Fiji Hawaiian Sampan

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35' [10.7 M] Fiji Hawaiian Sampan

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Building a Wooden Hawaiian Sampan Boat

About Hawaiian Sampans

The island nation of Japan has a long, rich tradition of exceptionally seaworthy boat designs. When Japanese immigrants came to Hawaii in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they brought with them their knowledge of boat design and construction. From this, the Hawaiian sampan was developed and became the predominant workboat in the middle of the Pacific.

Well, since the happy days of burning plentiful cheap gas are over, it's time to revive some of the successful hulls of the past, especially those that performed very well on modest power. Welcome back the Hawaiian Sampan, a semi-planing seaworthy hull that will really scoot along with modest power. Achieving 20 knots while burning only 3 or 4 gallons per hour is entirely possible. Most modern deep vee planing hulls of equivalent size will burn over double that amount of fuel for the same speed.

Here's a Hawaiian Sampan, you probebly never would have guessed, Yes, it's the SS Minnow from the famous Gilligan's Island TV show.

Building a Wooden Hawaiian Sampan Boat



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