Phil Bolger

1927 - 2009

Phil Bolger photo

American designer and one of the most prolific of all time. Bolger work can't really be categorized, but he is best known for his small boats intended for the amature builder. He had a vast knowledge of seafaring history was responsible for the 114', eighteenth century warship replica 'ROSE'.
Bolger was the author of a number of books and hundreds of articles on small boat design.

Sailboats Designed By Phil Bolger

Model LOA First Built
BIRD OF DAWNING 39.33 ft / 11.99 m 1980
DOVEKIE 21.42 ft / 6.53 m 1978
LADY SLIPPER 7.50 ft / 2.29 m 1977
SHEARWATER 28 (EDEY & DUFF) 28.25 ft / 8.61 m 1984