Length - 12’ - 2” (3.71m)
Beam - 4’ - 2” (1.27m)
Dry Weight - 80lbs approx. (36.29kg)
Load - 2 Adults plus 1 or 2 youngsters.
(Rows well with just 1)
THE "SANDPIPER" - A CLINKER STYLE HULL, 6 PLANKS PER SIDE, ROWING DINGHY THAT CAN BE USED FOR A DAY OF FUN ON THE LOCAL WATER. SHE IS 12’ - 2" IN LENGTH. 4’ - 2" WIDE AND DESIGNED TO BE A LIGHT ROWING BOAT THAT CAN BE TRANSPORTED ON A ROOF RACK OF A LARGER CAR OR ON A TRAILER. SHE CAN BE RIGGED TO SAIL BUT THIS DESIGN IS PRIMARILY INTENDED AS A ROWING BOAT. BUILT IN BOUYANCY CAN BE ADDED UNDER THE FORE AND AFT SEATS OR INFLATABLE BOUYANCY BAGS CAN BE FITTED.
Basic Materials Required
4 sheets of 6mm exterior or marine grade for the hull, 1 sheet of 12mm ply for the moulds and keel/centre frame, plus half a sheet of 9mm or 12mm for the seats, knees and breast hook, or waste from 6mm plywood or solid timber to fit, (The moulds can be made from 12mm chipboard or MDF as a possibly cheaper option. Then the keel can be made up from a smaller sheet of 12mm ply although still 2.4m in length).
6kg Epoxy pack
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