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L.O.A
50'
L.W.L
45'
BEAM
13'2"
DRAFT
2'3"
DISPLACEMENT
20,000 lbs.
TYPE
Single-chine plywood/epoxy power sharpie cruiser; inboard diesel power, 75 to 120 HP.  Hull will semi-plane with moderate power on flat water, providing excellent efficiency for cruising at moderate speeds with very low fuel consumption.
CONSTRUCTION
Cold-molded plywood / epoxy covered with epoxy-impregnated polyester cloth. Bottom double-diagonal 3/4"; sides one layer 1"; decks 1/2"; cabin sides and coachroofs ply/foam-core sandwich.
PLANS
Full construction plans include THE SHARPIE BOOK, construction notes and construction details. The hull is built around her bulkheads, greatly simplifying lofting and construction.
CAPACITIES
Fuel: 290gal. (aluminum tank centered). Water: 335 gal. Cruising speed is 8 to 12 knots. Projected fuel consumption at 10 knots is 2.5 GPH.
OPTIONS
The Commuter 50 can also be built as a motorsailer, as custom design work. Please write or call us for further information.
DESIGN
By Reuel Parker for Parker Marine Enterprises
BUILDER
PARKER MARINE ENTERPRISES
NOTE
This design is intended to be extremely fuel-efficient and environment friendly. The hull displacement distribution is based on engine weight and power limited to 120HP. These factors, along with velocities described, should not be exceeded.