Those of you who were intrigued by my post some months ago about the possible relationship between a 10ft dinghy designed by Ashcroft and another by his friend Chappelle will know why I was intrigued by this real-life example of the Ashcroft 10ft dinghy built by the Ashcroft method, in which veneers are laminated together at an angle to each other. See the post in question here: Ashcroft and Chappelle – are their dinghies related?
It’s a sweet and unusual little boat, but I doubt whether many people would build this little boat this way today. Of course, Tom Dunderdale built a similar boat using epoxy ply clinker, which is enough to set a chap thinking…
Want to comment or add something? Email intheboatshed.net: email@example.com