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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Burke Bailey's Bahia Panga Duck Boat

Burke Bailey just sent me these pictures of his recently launched Bahia Panga. Here's what he said:

Hi Jeff,
Well I finally launched my Bahia. I'm waiting for the registration to come but I have test run it. Built from 3/8 marine ply and feels like a tank. 5 hp motor will not quite put it on plane but will work for now. It has a removable duck blind that clamps to the top rail. It's a beauty and has drawn many compliments from all who have seen it. I look forward to trying a larger build.
Thanks,
Burke Bailey

Bahia Panga wooden boat plans

Bahia Panga wood boat plans

Bahia Panga plywood boat plans

Looks like you did a great job!

More information, plans ordering information, and free downloadable study plans of this boat may be found at: 12' Bahia Panga Boat Plans.

Jeff Spira, Naval Architect, marine engineer and boat designer

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