Edel (FRA)

1956 - 1995

Brothers Maurice and Pierre Edel created the Edel company around 1956. They were one of earliest builders of fiberglass sailing yachts in France. The company was established in Meyzieu (close to Lyon). In 1961 they introduced a line of trailerable sailboats which were a big success. In 1981, Maurice Edel and Sylvestre Langevin began work on production multihulls. A new factory was built in 1992 Production continued until 1995.

Sailboats Built By Edel (FRA)

(Dates indicate when boat was first built by any builder)

Model LOA First Built
EDEL 2 18.04 ft / 5.50 m 1966
EDEL 3 25.59 ft / 7.80 m 1967
EDEL 4 23.46 ft / 7.15 m 1971
EDEL 5 (540/545) 17.71 ft / 5.40 m 1974
EDEL 6 (665/660) 21.83 ft / 6.65 m 1975
EDEL 730 23.95 ft / 7.30 m 1981
EDEL 760 (740) 26.33 ft / 8.03 m 1980
EDEL 820 26.92 ft / 8.21 m 1980
EDEL CAT 15 15.26 ft / 4.65 m 1984
EDEL CAT 26 27.23 ft / 8.30 m 1983
EDEL CAT 33 33.79 ft / 10.30 m 1985
EDEL CAT 35 -1 (ADVENTURE 10M) 34.78 ft / 10.60 m 1985
EDEL CAT 43 42.65 ft / 13.00 m 1992
EDEL GRAND LARGE 18.86 ft / 5.75 m 1961


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