Dinghies

Dinghies can be for rowing, sailing or outboard power. We build many dinghies, here are a few of our favourites, or call us for a quote on your dream dinghy.

Big Pond 11

This is a fibreglass dinghy that is a great rowing dinghy or small sailboat. Rugged, with full flotation it makes a great boat on its own or as a tender for larger boats.

Sail

  • LOA: 11’
  • LOW: 10’9”
  • Beam: 5’’
  • Draft cb up 8”
  •                 cb down 2’11”
  • gaff or bermuda cat rig
  • Displacement 180 lbs
  • full flotation
  • outboard 2-3HP

Row

  • LOA: 11’
  • LOW: 10’9”
  • Beam: 5’’
  • Draft 8”
  • Displacement 180 lbs
  • full flotation
  • 2-3HP outboard

Lapstrake dinghies

These lightweight lapstrake wooden dinghies are designed by Joel White. Great tenders, they can be easily rowed and be rigged for sail.

Nutshell Prams

Nutshell Pram 7’7″ can be rowed or sailed

  • LOA                                7’7”
  • BEAM                             4’
  • DRAFT(cb up)                   5”
  • (cb down)           1’9”
  • WEIGHT                         90 lbs

Nutshell Pram 9’6″ can be rowed or sailed

  • LOA                                9’6”
  • BEAM                             4’4”
  • DRAFT(cb up)                   5”
  •             (cb down)           1’11”
  • WEIGHT                        100 lbs

Shellback Dinghy

Shellback 11’2″ can be rowed or sailed

  • LOA                                11’2”
  • BEAM                              4’5”
  • DRAFT(cb up)                     6.5”
  •             (cb down)             2’3”
  • WEIGHT                         100 lbs

Skiffs

Designed by Edwin Monk, these wooden skiffs are stable useful vessels

Large skiff

  • Suitable for 5 Hp outboard,
  • Can carry up to 4 people
  • Room for a lot of gear
  • 2 rowing positions
  • Length 14’6″
  • Beam 4’5″

Small skiff

  • Suitable for 3 Hp outboard,
  • Can carry up to 3 people
  • Room for a lot of gear
  • 1 or 2 rowing positions
  • Length 11’6″
  • Beam 3’10”

Other dinghies and rowing boats that we have built

Victoria, Phil Bolger designed cold molded rowing boat

Traditional Lunenburg Dory

Paper Jet, Dix Design kit sailing dinghy

We love dinghies!