Sailing Dories


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Build a New England Sailing Dory (Pub. No. 5592)

"FLIGHT" is a speedy outboard runabout cruiser whose construction is brought within the scope of the amateur builder by the simple application of marine plywood planking. The benefits of plywood make this cruiser sturdy and useful for rugged cruising, fishing, inland commuting or as a workboat.  Flight is 19’ 6” long, with a 66” beam and very slight hull draft. The cockpit aft is amply large and roomy for fishing activities as well as for several folding-type deck chairs. Additional room inboard is the result of having the motor outboard. A Four-cylinder Elto Quad will drive Flight at a cruising speed of 25-30 miles an hour. A less expensive two-cylinder outboard is perfectly adaptable to Flight to acquire 15-20 miles an hour speeds.

6 pages, 5 plate(s)

Small Sailing Dory, A (Pub. No. 5805)

by Edson I. Schock

Generations of lobstermen and commercial fishermen have proved the seaworthiness of the dory design. Here it is as a 13’ sailer, and a trim vessel she is!

The dory has always been a popular type of small craft. It has a reputation as a good sea boat, and boatbuilders generally consider it easy to build. These are qualities that appeal to the amateur builder. This is a small dory, 13’ overall, 5’ beam. Two sail plans are shown, one of 78 sq. ft. of the old—style dory rig and one of 104 sq. ft. in a more modern jib-headed rig. For small children, the dory would be safer; for racing, the larger rig better.

8 pages, 3 plate(s)

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