Great Pelican

1962
Designer
William H. Short
Builders
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Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Pram (Centerboard)
Construction
Wood/FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 0 / 4.9 m
Waterline Length
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Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.2 m 4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
950 lbs / 431 kg
Ballast
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drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Standing Lug
Reported Sail Area
187 ft2 / 17.4 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
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Sail Area/Displacement
30.96
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
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Displacement/Length
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Comfort Ratio
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Capsize Screening
3.26
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Larger version of the earlier SAN FRANCISCO PELICAN.
Kits and completed boats have been available from a number of builders.
Plans, building instructions, and other information:
Muriel Short
San Francisco Pelican Boats
203 Hawthorne Ave.
Larkspur, California, 94939,USA
Phone/Fax 415-924-0685
email: pelicansailboat@webtv.net
Thanks to GP owner Peter Metcalf for providing corrections.


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