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Will Stirling 9ft dinghy built in Galicia, North-West Spain

Martin Scannall has built this smart example of Will Stirling’s 9ft dinghy. Here’s what he has to say about it: ‘What a joy the dinghy is. It rows like a dream, straight as an arrow and nearly as fast, is … Continue reading

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Stirling and Son deliver two very different 12ft rowing dinghies, and repair a hogged Tideway

  Lead On (first photo) is a new pilot’s punt built for for Kindly Light, a Bristol Channel pilot cutter, was completed by Stirling and Son and delivered to her owner during March. She was built to the owners specification’s following his extensive … Continue reading

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Stirling & Son take a clinker-built 14ft sailing dinghy to the Southampton Boat Show

       This 14ft clinker-built sailing dinghy close to the main exit (and entrance) at the Southampton Boat Show will have been quite a relief for eyes suffering from shiny-white GRP-fatigue. She was built by Stirling & Son, and … Continue reading

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