Re: double rowing dories
- Hi Bruce,
> The thing about measuring "big" using LOA is that with double endedTrue. The Long Light Dory has a few feet of overhanging bow and transom that reduce the waterline length. But it's oh so beautiful!
> boats, most of the "pointy ends" doesn't really count towards
> capacity. "Bigness" measures better if you compare the displacement
I suspect that the original Light Dory is a bit too big to cartop anyway (although I'm sure it's been done), and if you have to use a trailer, might as well build the longer boat. I know I love mine.