Re: [Bolger4Sale] dingy.how big
- Dear Readers:
Sorry about the post.
holds 4 adults
Located Toledo area - by the airport
But, it is not light and would say it weighs 125 lbs.
or so. I used 3/8" ply and the ash timbers weight
more. However, I remember making that boat and those
ash frames would literally smoke a drill bit. That
stuff is hard to bevel with anything but a chain saw.
As a result, I think you could drop this boat in the
water from a 3 story building and it would be OK.
--- Charles Raynor <loftysail@...> wrote:
> Dear Mike,how long,wide,weight? Location?__________________________________________________
> Chuck Raynor
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mike
> To: Bolger4Sale@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: 5/29/2006 3:52:36 PM
> Subject: [Bolger4Sale] Sailing Dinghy for Sale
> Dear Readers:
> It is not a PCB design but it is a nice sailing
> dingy I built to plans in Classic Small Boats and I
> can't believe I have forgotten the authors name but
> he is well-known. Must be the advancing years. The
> design is the "A Plywood Pram" and it is well-built
> with ash frames, chines and keel. All put together
> with West System and the exterior seams are glassed
> with epoxy. Nice hardware for the rudder and oars.
> Plywood-planked with AC exterior but I have taken
> care of the boat and it has stayed in dry storage.
> I added the sailing rig, rudder and leeboard for a
> PCB design from a Payson book, I think maybe Nymph,
> one of the smallest sailboats in the book.
> Everything is in working order. I think it could
> use a good cleaning but it is ready for the water.
> I also added a slip-on transom and fished many hours
> in the Maumee river for walleye with my son when he
> was a little boy. A 3hp pushes it OK. I made my
> oars and they carry it well. I have rowed that boat
> all over the Maumee. It is a about 10 years old I
> guess but I have kept it maintained.
> I built Gypsy and don't really need the boat. I
> would like to build another but need to keep turning
> them over. I have really been thinking about
> building a small runabout. Either way, I would like
> to see the boat in use. I would like some kid
> learning to sail on this boat in a nice pond
> somewhere and maybe fishing out of it too. It is
> beamy and forgiving and you can actually stand and
> relieve yourself aft. I have some photos I can scan
> and send to interested parties. I have the rig, the
> transom, the boat all in dry storage and ready to
> sail, motor or row.
> I probably have $1200 in it and would settle for
> $600 (only to a good home). I can fax the building
> plans from the book if you want to see the book it
> came from (and I trust the author would understand
> the circumstances and forgive me).
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