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OTHER DINGHY DESIGNS & PLANS
10' to 13' LENGTH

 

We have 7 designs so far of varying type and style.

Note - In the particulars for each design, the dry weight is given for guidance only and will vary depending on the grade/density of plywood and solid wood used - different thicknesses of ply are often used by builders and the dry weight figure is based on the thinnest ply specified.
Also the Guidance Use comments are given in good faith and are based on feedback from previous builders etc and based on standard weight adults - contact us if you want further clarification before ordering/building. E & OE

Dinghies on the Page

Rockland 11 Sunray 11 Cegall 11 Medway Doble 12'6" Rhum 11'6" Petrel 13
13' Woodlark Fisher Swampscott 12 12'4" Petite Brise 12'/14' Hobo Today11 YW Heron
11' South Coast Scow          

 

ROCKLAND 11'  
This dinghy was developed from our Skylark Mk 2 series of pram dinghies. The dinghy retains the flat, rockered bottom panel and the side panels are round bilge in shape and are either cold moulded or strip planked over the moulds which are drawn full size. The plans show her as a rowing dinghy but she could easily take a sail plan with centreboard or daggerboard and rudder - we can supply sail details from one of our other designs for this purpose.

Rockland 11' Particulars

LOA 11' 3.36m
Beam 5'3" 1.6m
Hull Mid Depth 1'7" 0.49m
Draft 6 3/4" 0.17m
Sail Area As Skylark 10
Approx. Dry Weight 100 lbs 45 kg

Hull Shape

Flat bottom and round bilge - pram bowed
Construction Method Ply bottom and frames/strip planked or cold moulded bilge and sides
Major wood requirements for hull 2 x 3/8" (2 x 9mm) sheets of ply + 161 sq.ft (15 sq.m) of 1/16" (1.5mm) veneer
Guidance Use 3 adults
Drawing/Design Package 2 x A1 drawings + 3 x A3 drawings + 4 x A4 instruction sheets - 10' version details also included

 

ROCKLAND 11' FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £45          

(Approx. 54 Euros/$61 USD)


 
SUNRAY 11'  
Sunray 11 The Sunray was designed for Brightwater Boats - she is built using the clinker ply method with the ply frames and girders set up together on a strongback. She has a foredeck and aft tank plus side benches. LOA 11'10" (3.6m); Beam 4'8" (1.43m); Weight approx. 120 lbs (54 kg) - using 4 or 5mm ply; Sail Area 78 sq.ft. (8.89 sq.m).

Note - the plans do give computer faired frame shapes etc and several details but she is better tackled by a builder who has used the clinker/ply method previously and has some experience with the method.

Right is an example under construction by Mike Hawkey

Sunray 11' Particulars

LOA 11' 10" 3.6m
Beam 4'8" 1.43m
Hull Mid Depth 1'7" 0.49m
Draft 6 1/4"/3'1" 0.16/0.93m
Sail Area 78 sq.ft 8.89 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 120 lbs 54kg

Hull Shape

V bottom with 4 planks per side
Construction Method Clinker ply
Major plywood requirements for hull 5 sheets of 5 or 6mm marine plywood
Guidance Use 2-3 adults
Drawing/Design Package 6 x A3 drawings + 2 x A4 instruction sheets

 

SUNRAY 11' FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £50          

(Approx. 60 Euros/$68 USD)


 
CEGALL 11'  
Cegall 11
Below an example by Alan Moulton
Below is an example by Alex Droughinin in strip plank - Alex simply put a curve through the chine points of the frames and used these shapes to form a building jig for the round bilged strip plank hull.
Below is an example built by Julian Allwood from a kit provided by Jordan Boats.
The Cegall has been designed for Chippendale Craft and is very much based upon the 14' Kingfisher design. The method of construction is just the same with a pre-shaped ply centre girder forming the centreboard case and stem - this is epoxied to the narrow flat centre hull panel to form a very strong 'T' girder onto which the ply frames and transom are fixed. Following the finishing of the basic ply framework, the pre-shaped ply hull panels are fitted and the chines finished with epoxy. LOA 11' (3.36m); Beam 5'2" (1.57m); Draft 7"/3'1" (0.17/0.94m); Weight around 150 lbs (68 kg); Sail Area 66 sq.ft. (6.15 sq.m.). Kits, part complete and complete boats from Chippendale Craft Ltd., Unit 1, Rock Channel, Rye, Sussex, TN31 7HJ. Tel. 01797 227707.

Cegall 11' Particulars

LOA 11' 3.36m
Beam 5'2" 1.57m
Hull Mid Depth 1'8" 0.5m
Draft 7"/3'1" 0.17/0.94m
Sail Area 71 sq.m 6.6 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 150lbs 68kg

Hull Shape

Multi-chine with 4 planks per side
Construction Method Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 7 sheets of 6mm + 1 sheet of 9mm plywood
Guidance Use 3 adults
Drawing/Design Package 4 x A1 drawings + 8 x A4 instruction sheets

 

CEGALL 11' FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £75            

(Approx. 90 Euros/$101 USD)


 
MEDWAY DOBLE 12'6"  
Medway Doble 12 The Medway Doble was drawn up for Mr. John Lidstone who, having already built one of our Highlander dayboats, wanted a lightweight, car toppable craft of double ended shape suitable for river and estuary rowing and sailing. She has plenty of room for a family and can be used for both beach camping and fishing. Her small transom can take an outboard hung over and behind the rudder which has a tiller that comes up through a hole in the transom. This neat arrangement allows the tiller to be used without interference from the outboard. There are also fore and aft decks with space under for storage or buoyancy. The construction is based upon 4 1/2 sheets of 6mm (1/4’’) ply using the stitch and tape method from pre-shaped hull panels.

As with all our drawings, full details are given for the sails and spars.

Example left is by Alex Short.
Below is an example by Steve Rawle.

Medway Doble 12'6" Particulars

LOA 12'6" 3.81m
Beam 4'6" 1.37m
Hull Mid Depth 1'7 1/2" 0.5m
Draft 7"/2'11" 0.18/0.89m
Sail Area 77 sq.ft 7.16 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 95lbs 43kg

Hull Shape

Multi-chine with 3 planks per side
Construction Method Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 4 1/2 sheets of 6mm exterior or marine plywood
Guidance Use 2-3 adults for rowing - 2 adults for sailing
Drawing/Design Package 2 x A1 drawings + 6 x A4 instruction sheets

 

MEDWAY DOBLE 12'6" FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £60          

(Approx. 72 Euros/$81 USD)


 
RHUM 11'6"  


This is a very simple 11’6’’x5’ ‘V’ bottomed dinghy for general purpose use. Her ‘V’ bottom and 5’ beam gives her both stability and a good turn of speed under both oars and sails. She can be built as a pure rowing/outboard motor dinghy for fishing or use as a tender or she can be fitted out as a sailing dinghy. The rig and daggerboard can be fitted after she has first been constructed as a rowing boat and the standard rig is the gunter which enables the spars to fit inside the length of the hull for easy trailing. Construction is based upon the stitch and tape method and she can be put together in under 30 hours using just 4 sheets of 6mm exterior ply for the rowing version with an additional sheet required for the sailing version. Weight is around 90 lbs.

Above is an example by Anthony Preston

Above - a nice example of the Mark 2 Rhum by R. Haines of Houseboats NZ.
 
Above - a Rhum by Warwick Anderson and right/below an example by Dave Pounds.
Below is a nice example by Mike Austen - note the open gunwales. She has been modified by adding a couple of inches to the height of the gunwale - see more pictures of her under construction at http://youtu.be/tY0LLimQfSE

Rhum 11'6" Particulars

LOA 11'6" 3.5m
Beam 5' 1.52m
Hull Mid Depth 1' 9 3/4" 0.55m
Draft 7 1/2"/3'2" 0.19/0.96m
Sail Area 43 sq.ft 4.02 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 90lbs 40.8kg

Hull Shape

V bottom with 3 planks per side (Mk 2)
Construction Method Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 4 sheets of 6mm exterior or marine plywood
Guidance Use 3 adults for rowing/motoring - 2 adults for sailing
Drawing/Design Package 4 x A1 drawings (incl. plank shapes for Mark 1 and 2 versions) + 5 x A4 instruction sheets
Drawings now include details for an alternative balanced lug rig.

 

RHUM 11'6" FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £60          

(Approx. 72 Euros/$81 USD)


 
PETREL 13' CATBOAT  

13’x 6’x 8‘‘(2’9’’ with board down). A miniature cat boat of traditional design given modern construction techniques. Using the stitch and tape method with pre-shaped ply hull panels weight, cost and building time are reduced to a minimum. Although only 13’ long there is plenty of room and the decking gives dry stowage. Approx. wht. 250 lbs

Above 3 photographs - this beautifully built example is by Jeffrey Harrison.
Above is an example by D. Moreau which has been increased in size simply by multiplying all the panel shapes etc by a percentage. Below is an example by Nigel Fryer.
 
Below is a nice example by Martin Jasko in Estonia.

Petrel 13' Catboat Particulars

LOA 13' 3.97m
Beam 6' 1.83m
Hull Mid Depth 1'8" 0.51m
Draft 8"/2' 9" 0.2/0.84m
Sail Area 128 sq.ft 11.9 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 250lbs 113.4kg

Hull Shape

Flat bottom plank plus 3 planks per side
Construction Method Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 9 sheets of 6mm, 1 sheet of 9mm and 1 sheet of 12mm plywood
Guidance Use 3-4 adults - outboards up to 2.5 hp
Drawing/Design Package 3 xA1 drawings + 8 x A4 instruction sheets

 

PETREL 13' FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £65          

(Approx. 78 Euros/$88 USD)


 
13' WOODLARK CATBOAT

Very much on the lines of the American Cat Boat, we have been able to retain much of the character of these charming boats by using a round bilge hull shape simply made using strip planks over chipboard moulds. The planks can be of most easily obtainable woods with Cedar or Douglas Fir being favourite. The moulds (sectional shapes given to you on the plans) need no lofting as they have come directly off our CAD system which automatically fairs the lines to 1mm accuracy and the 10mm planking is glued with epoxy without the need for bevelling.

Whilst only 13’ long, she has with her catboat shape, plenty of space for family sailing and beach camping. The centreplate may be of steel adding even more stiffness to the boat and the rig is a simple cat working boat rig with a minimum of strings. LOD 13’; Beam 6’; Draft 9’’/2’8’’; Sail Area 115 sq. ft. Plans include details for an inboard engine/bilge keel alternative and moulds for clinker/ply construction.

 

Woodlark 13 catboat  

The 2 photos above are of Craig Taylor's beautifully built example.
Right is an example strip planked and ready for final sanding and sheathing.
Right and below is an example by Julius Pursail with the alternative gaff sloop rig included with the plans.

Below, a Woodlark hull being stripped by John Incles.

 
Below is an example by S. Geissler

13' Woodlark Particulars

LOA 13' 3.97m
Beam 6' 1.83m
Hull Mid Depth 1' 8 1/2" 0.52m
Draft 9"/2'8" 0.23/0.81m
Sail Area 115 sq.ft 10.7 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 350 lbs 159kg

Hull Shape

Round bilge
Construction Method Strip plank
Major strip wood requirements for hull 1800' of 1/2" x 3/4" (550m of 12x18mm) Cedar strip
Guidance Use 4 adults +
Drawing/Design Package 6 x A1 drawings + 6 x A4 instruction sheets - includes mould/jig for 6 plank per side clinker ply construction, inboard engine and bilge keels

 

13' WOODLARK FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £90            

(Approx. 108 Euros/$122 USD)


 
FISHER SWAMPSCOTT 12'
Fisher Swampscott 12 This is the first of a new line of dinghies and dories which combine traditional looks and performance with quick and easy methods of construction. We have been able to modify the normal clinker plank shapes for this boat so that they can be stitched together and finished with epoxy/tape seams. This produces a design that can be made without any building moulds and which has frames in it’s construction.

The Fisher Swampscott 12, which, at a length of 12’ and beam of 4’2’’ and with 9mm bottom and garboard planks, is just 66 lbs. in weight and takes only 30 hours to build (including all marking out). She takes just 2 sheets of 9mm and 2 sheets of 6mm exterior or marine ply plus a few lengths of Douglas Fir. Because of her light weight, she can be easily car topped and her simple sprit rig is ideal for family sailing. Other rigs can be supplied. Details are also given for a slightly wider beam version with a wider transom.

Right, Bruce Raddatz's wide transom version.
 

Fisher Swampscott 12' Particulars

LOA 12' 3.66m
Beam 4'2" 1.27m
Hull Mid Depth 1' 7 3/4" 0.5m
Draft 7"/2' 11 1/2" 0.18/0.9m
Sail Area 62.8 sq.ft 5.84 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 66lbs  

Hull Shape

Narrow flat bottom plus 4 planks per side - plans give both narrow and wide transom hulls
Construction Method Stitch and tape and clinker ply
Major plywood requirements for hull 2 sheets of 6mm and 2 sheets of 9mm plywood
Guidance Use 2 adults
Drawing/Design Package 4 x A1 drawings + 12 x A4 instruction sheets which include lug sail and sprit with jib alternative sail plans and moulds for clinker ply construction

 

Left is an example of a 14' version of the 16' Fisher Swampscott - go to 'Other dayboats' in the Dayboat Section.

FISHER SWAMPSCOTT 12' FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £75            

(Approx. 90 Euros/$101 USD)


 
12'4" PETITE BRISE
Petite Brise 12

Petite Brise 12'

We have 4 or 5 Swampscotts (plus several other Dories of different type) with their rockered bottom panel and rounded topsides.

The Petite Brise 12'4" Dory Skiff was designed to be used as the new tender for the famous Jolie Brise French Pilot Cutter sailed by the Dauntsey’s School Sailing Club. Their requirement was for a traditional looking craft (to go with JB) that would take a lot of punishment when used by pupils and charterers and which would be safe for use by youngsters and could also be used to teach them basic boat work and sailing techniques.

Construction had to be strong, light (the boat is stowed on deck) and capable of being built by pupils at the school. Construction is simple stitch and tape (we also have the mould shapes for clinker/ply) and uses just 4 1/2 sheets of ply.  If built with 9mm bottom and 6mm sides, she is light enough to be car topped - they have also been built with fore and side decks.

 

12'4" Petite Brise Particulars

LOA 12'4" 3.76m
Beam 4'5" 1.35m
Hull Mid Depth 1'6" 0.46m
Draft 5 1/2"/2' 10 1/4" 0.14/0.87m
Sail Area 70 sq.ft 6.5 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 125 lbs  

Hull Shape

Narrow flat bottom plus 4 planks per side
Construction Method Stitch and tape and clinker ply
Major plywood requirements for hull 4 1/2 sheets of 6 or 9mm plywood
Guidance Use 3 adults
Drawing/Design Package 4 x A1 drawings + 7 x A4 instruction sheets including moulds for clinker ply construction

 

12'4" PETITE BRISE FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £75            

(Approx. 90 Euros/$101 USD)


 
12/14' HOBO  
A client contacted me with the requirement for a self build or kit club racing dinghy for her daughter as a step up from the Mirror dinghies and which could also be built quickly and cheaply by a youngster. The HOBO 12 is the result. LOA 12’6’’; Beam 4’’10’’; Max Draft 3’3’’; Sail Areas, Main 60 sq.ft., Jib 24 sq.ft; Hull weight approx 125 lbs. Hull construction takes 4 1/2 sheets of 6mm and a couple of sheets of 4mm ply and starts by using the pre-shaped deck as a building base onto which are fixed the ply frames and girders which slot together and form the cockpit and hull shape. The prefabricated centreboard case is then fitted followed by the hull skin. Construction is quick and simple and you end up with a fast and exciting club racing dinghy which is the next step towards a Fireball. She may also be used with the mainsail only and full details are given for making your own spars. Details are also given for a 14' hull length.

12/14' Hobo Particulars

LOA 12'6" 3.81m
Beam 4'10" 1.47m
Hull Mid Depth 1'4" 0.41m
Draft 7 1/2"/3'5" 0.19/1.04m
Sail Area 84 sq.ft 7.81 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 125 lbs 56.7kg

Hull Shape

Falt bottom with 2 planks per side
Construction Method Ply over frame and stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 4 1/2 sheets of 6mm plywood
Guidance Use 2 adults
Drawing/Design Package 3 x A1 drawings (incl. details for 14' version) + 6 x A4 instruction sheets

 

12/14' HOBO FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £60            

(Approx. 72 Euros/$81 USD)


 
TODAY 11'
Today 11 Frames mounted on bottom plank
Today 11 seams stitched and taped
This useful dinghy was commissioned from us by the magazine SAILING TODAY and features as a series of articles on her construction in the Feb, March and April 1999 issues. the magazine wanted a simple but attractive plywood craft to be built using stitch & and tape techniques which would be able to accommodate 2 or 3 adults and which could be used as a good sized tender, fishing boat and a dinghy that could be used to teach youngsters how to sail. There are several options including a central storage box running along the centreline in which the oars etc can be stowed. The plans show both daggerboard and centreboard options and we can give details for an alternative gunter rig with a jib. The hull is based upon our Highlander 11 design but in this case we have gone for a rounded sharp bow and a narrow flat bottom panel. Construction starts by attaching the centre box sides to the bottom panel giving a very strong central 'T' girder to which is attached the remaining hull panels and ply frames.
Below is a nice example by Pat Webb.
Below another example by Steve Moremon
Right is a nice example by Timothy Barker.

Today 11 Particulars

LOA 11' 3.36m
Beam 5'2" 1.57m
Hull Mid Depth 1'8" 0.51m
Draft 7"/3'1" 0.17/0.95m
Sail Area 65 sq.ft 6.05 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 125 lbs 57 kg

Hull Shape

Multi-chine with 3 planks per side
Construction Method Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 5 sheets of 6mm plywood
Guidance Use 3 adults rowing/motoring - 2-3 adults sailing
Drawing/Design Package 4 x A1 drawings + 7 x A4 instruction sheets

 

TODAY 11 FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £75            

(Approx. 90 Euros/$101 USD)


YW HERON
The 11'3" Heron class sailing dinghy was originally designed by Jack Holt and has been around now, for many years - many sailors first took to the water in a Heron and she remains a positive favourite amongst young and old alike with a very active Class Association which organizes open meetings and a National Championship. The Association asked Selway Fisher to develop hull construction details to build the Heron using modern stitch & tape methods with epoxy glues - this to make the hull faster, lighter, easier and cheaper to build in plywood. You will also need the original drawings - go to - www.heron-dinghy.org.uk ).

 

YW HERON FULL PLANS COST 

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - FULL PLAN £45          

(Approx. 54 Euros/$61 USD)


NEW  11' SOUTH COAST SCOW
South Coast Scow

The clinker scow is a very popular little dinghy on the South Coast of England. Many are raced regularly by enthusiasts and many a big boat sailor learnt their seamanship on boats such as these.

We were asked to draw up this example to replace a rotting example and so she encompasses many of the traditional features—fixed rudder blade, centreplate with simple lift and a lug rig making her excellent for single handed sailing. She has the very stable hull shape of the older scows and is constructed using the clinker ply process with moulds erected on a building jig.

Note - the drawings now give the plank shapes and details for stitch and tape construction with 8 planks per side.

 

 

 

 

Below is a lovely example by Martin Hart.

Right - 3 South Coast Scows by Martin Hart who is happy to give advice on their construction and to talk about the class (contact via SFDesign).

11' South Coast Scow Particulars

LOA 11'3" 3.43m
Beam 4'9" 1.45m
Hull Mid Depth 1'7" 0.48m
Draft 7"/2'2" 0.18/0.65m
Sail Area 65 sq.ft 6 sq.ft
Approx. Dry Weight 120 lbs 54.4 kg

Hull Shape

Round bilge with 8 planks per side
Construction Method Clinker ply and stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 6 sheets of 6mm, 1/2 sheet of 9mm and 1/4 sheet of 12mm marine plywood
Guidance Use 2-3 adults
Drawing/Design Package 7 x A1 drawings + 13 x A4 instruction sheets

 

11' SOUTH COAST SCOW PLANS PRICE

UK/EU/US/Elsewhere - STUDY PLAN £20.00/FULL PLANS £80

(Full Plan Approx. 96 Euros/$108 USD; Study Plan Approx. 24 Euros/$27 USD)


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