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1997 Belkov Picnic Express

Annapolis, Maryland



Now in Annapolis, schedule a time to view her.

A truly unique Downeast style boat. This boat is patterned after the Chesapeake Bay working boats found in the early 20th century that became known as the Hooper Island Draketails. The distinguishing feature of the Draketails are the rounded, reverse stern and the sleek hull design. The Belkov Picnic Express is a true yacht-finished work boat, she has the comforts of home while providing all the benefits of a traditional work boat. Larry Belkov has made no compromises on the seakeeping abilities of this boat design.

Time Bandit was built in Annapolis, Maryland by Belkov Yacht Co. so she is right at home on the Chesapeake Bay and a pleasure to cruise!   

The sleek hull is Awlgripped in a beautiful Hunter green with black waterline.  The boat layout is perfect for a day of fishing with a low cabin forward and an open cockpit aft.  The pilothouse is forward with a canopy extending over the forward portion of the cockpit so on days of inclement weather you can still be on deck but under cover.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $139,000
Boat Name: Time Bandit
Make: Belkov
Model: Picnic Express
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Belkov Yacht Co
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 34 ft
Length Overall: 34'8 ft
Beam: 10 ft
Max Draft: 2'4 ft
Displacement: 9,600 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: 60TAM2 Diamond Series
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 250hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 598
Cruising Speed: 23.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 27 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 125 gal


Boat Class: Antique and Classics, Cruisers, Antique and Classics


The hull was built on of 9mm okoume planking above the chines and 12mm on the bottom.  Three layers of 3mm okoume formed the curved stern.  At the chine and along the centreline, the builders overlapped the skins and dressed them to a flat surface, protecting them with white oak caps that were faired to the hull surface.  The hull was then coated with two layers of epoxy saturated fiberglass making an ultra smooth, totally bonded together construction. A final coat of Awlgrip was applied creating its fabulous gleaming finish.  Construction of the interior and deck was aided by the accuracy of the pre-cut bulkheads which were fabricated in an offsite location and then installed in the boat.

Accomodations and Galley

The cuddy cabin provides nicely finished accommodations the are perfect for an extended weekend on the water. A forward V-berth with bulkhead storage, a square dinette table with built-in bulkhead bench seating, a galley and head complete the interior space.  There is a surprising amount of storage in the interior space as the use of space has been thoughtfully utilized in the design.  The wood trim throughout is teak with a gloss finish while the bulkheads and overhead are glossy white, which adds to the classic feel of this boat.

  • Convertible V-berth Double size bunk w/ Teak bulkhead storage cabinet fronts
  • Teak trimmed dinette table
  • Teak dinette benches w/ storage underneath & behind
  • Teak Sole
  • Brass fixtures
  • Brass port lights
  • 3-fold cascading companionway hatch
  • Groco manual marine head
  • Holding tank w/ Y-valve
  • Single galley sink
  • H/C pressurized water
  • Hot water heater
  • 2-burner Force 10 LPG stove top
  • (2) aluminum 10# propane tanks
  • Galley cabinet storage with teak cabinet fronts
Hull and Deck
  • Danforth 51600  anchor 22# w/ chain & rode
  • Anchor locker on fore deck
  • (2) windshield wipers w/ 4 air vents
  • Cushioned engine cover box
  • Bronze half-round on rubbing strake
  • Cushioned U-shaped stern seating in cockpit
  • Cushioned, reversible/removable wooden seats at helm and companion 
  • Cockpit steering station
  • Teak grab rails
  • Cockpit cover
  • Boat hook, fender, dock lines, safety gear
  • Teak boarding ladder
  • The boat carries 125 gallons of fuel.   She burns approx 6-8 gal per hour @ 18 to 20 knots.
Electrical & Mechanical
  • 110v shore power connection 
  • 30amp shore power cord
  • (2) Gel 183 amp 4D batteries (2015)
  • 2 12v selector switches
  • Racor fuel filter
  • Engine room extinguisher
  • Twin disc transmission
  • Manual stuffing box
  • Groco sea strainers
Electronics and Navigation Equipment
  • Ritchie 4' compass
  • Standard Eclipse VHF, radio
  • Garmin 120 GPS
  • B&G Network Quad-speed/depth/trip/temperature
  • Simrad APII autopilot
  • (2) automatic, electric bilge pumps
  • ITT Search light
  • Trolling valve
  • 2-part sliding instrument panel to accommodate a laptop
  • Forced air, hot water heat for cockpit
  • Hook up & stand for laptop or iPad at helm
  • 12v receptacle
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Contact me directly at 443-994-8093 or to set up a showing!

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