Here is a registered 1940 Patterson 36 double trunk Wooden Cruiser. She is officially listed as a 1940 Patterson But she is built in the style of a boat from the 1920's or earlier. There are many scenarios to what era she was designed and who possibly built her. With her varnished mahogany raised panels and curved corners, to her chromed bronze steering wheel and her chromed adornments, she is a one of a kind wooden cruiser that shows in the woodwork and craftsmanship of the builder. She has a rumble seat on the forward deck and her bench seats are ventilated with rattan. Her dining salon can seat 6 people and the Cabin can sleep four. Cabin construction is raised mahogany panels, tongue and grove pine ceiling with oak ribs. Her hull frame consists of Kant frames forward, steam bent & sawn 1 1 - 4" on 9" centers tied by oak floor timbers, Shear and bilge clamps copper riveted to frames. The hull planks are 1 1 - 8 sawn carvel planking of Port Orford cedar with Silicone riveted fasteners. Her hull has been covered in West System which will give her many years of minimal maintenance. The decks are wood covered with cotton canvases that were all redone in 2008. The engine is a 1940 Chrysler Crown gas engine with a spitfire block upgrade done in the mid 80s.
Since the 1970's the Pied a Mer has always been under cover to protect her mahogany from weather damage. She has a smooth stable ride cruising at 12 knots and topping out at 16 knots. There are many original items still on this classic including the irreplaceable logbooks and documentation going back to 1942 that will go with her new owner.
This Classic Patterson Wooden Cruiser has been fully restored back to nearly brand new condition. If youre looking for the kind of boat the people talk about for years to come this is the one for you. Everything is in great working condition and is ready for the water. This classic has been pampered like no other and has always been kept covered and indoors since the 1970s. Now is your chance to get a beautiful classic piece of History at an unbeatable price. All this boat need is a new owner.