Walking through the large double salon doors you find a very roomy and comfortable salon with bright natural lighting from the open forward windshield. Down three steps to starboard is a custom galley, opposite the galley is the guest stateroom to port with en-suite day head. Moving forward you will notice a large walk-in utility closet, all the way forward is the expansive master stateroom with large bunks, ensuite head and abundant storage throughout.
Penade, 1975 Brownell, one of 130 boats built by the Brownell yard since the late 50’s; The Penade was custom built for its owners and was their third Brownell they had built. With the influence of his friend and fishing buddy John Rybovich you can see a bit of Rybovich in Penade. John once said it was the only boat he could fish on without getting seasick. Until 2013 Penade was a one owner boat, that’s 40 years one owner. That’s almost unheard of. A true testament of how great the boat is.
In a restoration project started three years ago every inch of Penade has been totally restored from stem to stern. The current owner has spent well over $700,000 on the restoration not including his labor of three years. This is a must see for anyone search for that special custom boat. You will not be disappointed in any way. Every inch of the restoration has a story to be told.
There is almost nothing on this boat that’s not new or restored with the exception of the main power and generator. This boat has always been a very unique and beautiful part of Palm Beach sport fishing history. With a knowledgeable owner; a true classic has been restored into a piece of beautiful performing art combining a classic look with a modern flair.
Penade is a cold molded boat like all the best custom boats ever built. The hull is almost an inch and a half thick made of Tongue and grooved triple layers of Honduran mahogany with west system throughout each layer and glass on the outside, west system on the inside. This boat will not disappoint her next owner.