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Tenders and Prams

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.

Dace - RYD-8.4

Dace - RYD-8.4 is a fat little yacht tender. Originally designed for carrying quite a load to and from a buddy’s 40′ yacht.


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


Easily to build, versatile, sailing pram


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


kid sailing skiff

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.

Eastport Pram

It rows, it tows and it sails; it's a convenient 7' 9" long and easy on the eyes; and it's a wonderful kit to build, taking a novice only 40-50 hours to assemble plus a little more for finishing.

Coot rowing to sailboat

Strip planked pram

RoofRack in action

A small and very simple tender to fit inside a station wagon or on a roofrack, this little plywood dink will suit some one wanting a tender for their small yacht or motorboat.

High capacity yacht tender with sailing ability. Exceptional stability, suited to beginner boatbuilders


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