The History of the Panga

The History of the Panga

The panga was simple — no inside floor, no cockpit, no extraneous beauty marks — but it had superior handling and capacity.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Mac Shroyer is one of the pioneers in the development of the fiberglass panga of today.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Shroyer’s original plans are different from the ones made by Yamaha.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

The Shroyer panga, the ancestor to many of the modern pangas seen in Mexico.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Shroyer fell in love with Mexico while sailing with his family on a boat he built.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

The cheaply and ­easily built boats held outboards and ­fishermen's hauls.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Shroyer produced over 3,000 pangas.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Today, pangas are decked out as center-consoles and cruisers.Richard Steinberger

The History of the Panga

Richard Steinberger