In the bloodline of Ebihen 15 and is also inspired by the traditional crabbers of Brittany. The 6.5 m length allows accomodation for 3, still keeping a spacious cockpit. The toilets located under the coachroof, the galley close to companionway, the wide cockpit suited for fishing, will be appreciated for day sailing. The accomodation allows you to extend the sailing range, a few days cruising along the coast with ability to enter the smallest moorings.
The hull is strip planked or plywood cold molded over a structure made of crisscrossed plywood bulkheads. As on my other designs, the home builder as well as the professional will benefit from an exceptional ease of construction. The displacement, as well as the 700 kg ballast, gives this small bat an excellent stability and comfortable movement in a seaway. Koalen 22 is also able to sail efficiently to windward without need of the motor.
A 10 hp about diesel engine is suggested. The propeller does not need any notch into rudder in order not to impair steering efficiency.