Carl Schumacher

1949 - 2002


Designer of over 50 production and custom sailboat designs. The production boats included the popular Express line (27, 34, 37), the Alerion-Express line (20, 28, 38), and the Capo 30 (which later became the Olson 911-S) and 26.
Carl worked for Gary Mull for a few years before opening his own firm in 1976.
Four of his designs have won Sailing World's prestigious Boat of the Year awards, most recently the Synergy 1000, which won 'sport boat' honors in '99. Among Carl's best-known custom designs are Summertime Dream, Wall Street Duck, National Biscuit, Heart of Gold, Swiftsure II, Recidivist, Surprise, and Q.

Sailboats Designed By Carl Schumacher

Model LOA First Built
ALERION EXPRESS 20 20.00 ft / 6.10 m 1996
ALERION EXPRESS 28 28.25 ft / 8.61 m 1990
ALERION EXPRESS 38 38.42 ft / 11.71 m 1997
CAPO 26 26.00 ft / 7.92 m 1982
CAPO 30 30.00 ft / 9.14 m 1984
CHOATE 30 29.92 ft / 9.12 m 1981
EXPRESS 27 27.25 ft / 8.31 m 1982
EXPRESS 34 34.00 ft / 10.36 m 1986
EXPRESS 37 37.08 ft / 11.30 m 1984
EXPRESS 37-2 37.08 ft / 11.30 m 1987
OLSON 911 S 29.92 ft / 9.12 m 1985
OLSON 911 S (ERICSON) 29.92 ft / 9.12 m 1987
OUTBOUND 44/46 44.75 ft / 13.64 m 2001
OYSTER 395 LIGHTWAVE 39.50 ft / 12.04 m 1988
OYSTER 48 LIGHTWAVE 48.00 ft / 14.63 m 1987
PYRAMID 30 30.00 ft / 9.14 m 1982
PYRAMID 660 21.80 ft / 6.64 m 1982
SONOMA 30 29.92 ft / 9.12 m 1982
SUMMERTIME DREAM (1/4 TON) 26.00 ft / 7.92 m 1979
SYNERGY 1000 32.83 ft / 10.01 m 1999


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