|Car top roomy sailing dinghy of unusual design. A single chine 1/4 in. plywood pram hull, with a solid inner keel to give rigidity, but with chines wired and covered with fiberglass tape. Ample reserve buoyancy under foredeck and stern seat. Dagger-board trunk is supported by a rowing thwart. A small outboard motor may be used. Rigged as a spritsail sloop with a removable bowsprit. Halyards lead to a pin rail, which also supports the mast. Bottom is stiffened and there are no loose bottom boards. 9 ft. long, 4 ft. 4 in. beam, draft 6 in., or 27 in. with dagger board down, weight about 90 lbs. Sail area 52 sq. ft. All spars are shorter than the boat. First assembly uses a temporary former which is cut up later for buoyancy compartments. A sporty boat for young people though it can be sailed by two adults, and will carry four under oars or power. An easily-handled general purpose boat for caravanners or others unable to tow a trailer.
Plywood requirements - 3.5 sheets 1/4" (6mm) x 4' x 8'.
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|Design Number: # B 82|
|Plans and Patterns:||[$35]|
|Stitch and Glue Kit:||[$61]|
|Bronze Fastening Kit:||[$58]|