Pelle Petterson

1932 - present

Pelle Petterson photo

Per Helmer Petterson, Swedish designer and racing sailor (twice an Olympic medalist in the Star class) and yacht designer. Among his best known designs are the Maxi series which are among the most popular boats in Sweden, and the KINGS CRUISER. Peterson is also credited with the design of the P1800 Volvo sports car which was sold around the world in the 1960's and one of the company's most successful models ever.

Sailboats Designed By Pelle Petterson

Model LOA First Built
MAXI 95 31.17 ft / 9.50 m 1974
MAXI 999 32.48 ft / 9.90 m 1985
MAXI FENIX 8.5 27.90 ft / 8.50 m 1981
MAXI MAGIC 26.25 ft / 8.00 m 1984
MAXI MIXER 35 34.60 ft / 10.55 m 1981
MAXI RACER 26.08 ft / 7.95 m 1979
MONARK 540 17.72 ft / 5.40 m 1973
MONARK 606 19.88 ft / 6.06 m 1969
SEACAT 16 (MARIEHOLM) 20.83 ft / 6.35 m 1966
SM40 39.37 ft / 12.00 m 2004

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