SAPELE

SAPELE is a trawler style boat built by its owner. It has Douglas fir framing and bulkheads together with marine plywood. The hull is sheathed with fiberglass set in epoxy. The keel is 3″ wide and 14″ deep of Sapele, with a sacrificial strip of purple heart. The keel is bolted with bronze bolts. The outboard engine is in a well, connected via hydraulic steering to the helm.

SAPELE was built over a period of several years on Bainbridge Island, WA., and the cabin and painting done in Ellensburg, WA.

Design Specs

LOA:
20′ 
0″
Beam:
8′ 
0″
LWL:
17′ 
0″
Draft:
2′ 
0″
Design or Class: 
Rufus 20
Home Port: 
Ellensburg, WA
Designer: 
Selway-Fisher
Boat Type: 
Power
Gross Displacement: 
1000 lbs
Number of Engines: 
1
Engine Model: 
Nissan NSF18B2EF2
Total Engine Horsepower: 
18 hp
Fuel Type: 
Gas
Builder Name: 
Owner Built
Location Built: 
Ellensburg, WA
Year Built: 
2015
Hull or Design No.: 
Rufus 20
Documentation or State Reg. No.: 
WN5528SA
Owner Name: 
Executive Insight, Inc.
Owner Country: 
USA
Posted on:
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 7:49am
Last modified on:
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:21am