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EAGER EMMA



Rod's daughter Emma Grace Rishel co-owns this Alpha Dory with her dad. He build it using natural crook live oak frames, planking from a Douglas-fir log in Long Beach, Mississippi. The coamings, wales, and rails are from reclaimed longleaf yellow pine. Everything is fastened with copper rivets.



DESIGN SPECS
LOA (feet):
20′ 
8″
Beam (feet):
4′ 
6″
Type/Rig/Power:
Alpha Swampscott Dory
Home Port:
Mississippi Sound
Designer Name:
John Gardner's The Dory Book
Builder Name:
Rod Dickson-Rishel
Launching Date:
December 28, 2002
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