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Trixie

“Trixie” began as an idea for a small and simple to build plywood tender, able to get out to a mooring with two or three on board, that was very light, incorporated wheels to enable transport to the slipway, was designed to provide the maximum sp




Both parts float individually

Chesapeake Light Craft’s Eastport Nesting Pram shares its hull with the popular stock Eastport Pram dinghy, a champion 7′9″ yacht tender that can carry a decent load, rows and tows with ease, and sails beautifully.




Optimist plans

If you are considering building a wood-epoxi Optimist dinghy, you will definitely need our Optimist Dinghy Template Plans.




Optimist Dinghy Template plans

If you are considering building a wood-epoxi Optimist dinghy, you will definitely need our Optimist Dinghy Template Plans.




9' 6" Nutshell Saling Kit photo

Our pre-cut kits are cut by computer-guided routers to provide you with accurate parts. And, the kits come with just about everything needed except the elbow grease.




7' 7"  Nutshell Rowing Kit photo

Our pre-cut kits are cut by computer-guided routers to provide you with extremely accurate parts. And, the kits come with just about everything needed except the elbow grease.




7'  7"  Nutshell Pram profile

Glued-lap plywood rowing or sailing tender with plenty of capacity.

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood.

No lofting required.

Plans include 8 sheets.




Auklet 7' 2" profile

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood.

Alternative construction: Traditional plank, cold-molded and strip planked.

No Lofting required.

Sail Area : 30 sq. ft.

Plan includes 6 sheets.




OUGHTRED Acorn Dinghy (Auk) profile

Shorter but more burdensome than our popular 12′ Acorn, this little gem will be slower but more versitile.

Her glued-lapstrake hull can be planked up from unscarfed 8″ plywood sheets.

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood.




9' 6"  Nutshell Pram profile

Glued-lap plywood rowing or sailing tender with plenty of capacity.

Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood

No lofting required.

Plans include 5 sheets.




Martha's Tender profile

An easy-towing, easy-rowing tender featuring simple plywood construction and good capacity.

Construction: Plywood

No lofting is required

Plans include 3 sheets.




Yankee Tender profile

Capacious, seaworthy, flat-bottomed skiff weighing less than 150 lbs.

Construction: Cross-planked bottom, lapstrake sides

No lofting is required

Plans include 5 sheets.




Thomson 11' Skiff overhead and profile

Flat-bottomed rowing skiff elegant enough for a yacht tender.

Construction: Cross-planked bottom, lapstrake sides

No lofting is required

Plans include 1 sheet.




PT Watercraft 's PT 11 nesting dinghy assembles in or out of the water

The PT 11 is a very versatile boat. It rows, sails, and motors and it does all those things exceptionally well. It also nests for carrying on the deck of your sailboat or in the back of a vehicle.




PRAM 220

Designed for a boat owner who wanted a rigid tender for his 24’ meter yacht, PRAM 220 has the minimum dimensions to be used at this scope. It may be used by children for sailing in protected waters.




Unicat 2.4

A practical and stable 8' (2.4m) pram dinghy suitable for up to 3 adults.
Ideal for fishing or as a tender for larger boats.




profile

kid sailing skiff




Sprite

An easy and inexpensive to build, 8 ft. sailing pram




Scamp

Easily to build, versatile, sailing pram




Dulcibella

A 10 ft. traditional lapstrake-planked Norwegian style pram. Strikingly elegant but very practical rowing tender.



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