Tag Archives: dinghy

Bill Dowell renovates a clinker dinghy

Finesse sailor Bill Dowell has a very nice weblog about his current project – restoring a small clinker built dinghy. Take a look and wish him luck!

Living in a cruising dinghy

Roger Barnes of the Cruising Dinghy Association demonstrates the appeal of dinghy cruising and explains something of how it can be done, though I still don’t think it’s for the faint hearted…

Little Gwennie 50-year-old clinker plywood dinghy

Here’s a photodiary of project undertaken at our friend boatbuilder Alan Thorne’s workshop in the Faversham Creek Trust’s Purifier Building.

Little Gwennie is a little plywood clinker tender built 50 years ago, and the work has been done my Alan’s son Mark. I’d say he had some of his father’s perfectionist tendencies.

Contact Alan at kentmarineservices@gmail.com