Iain Oughtred

  • Length

    15' 8" - 4.80m

  • Beam

    4' 4" - 1.32m

  • Draft


  • Weight (kg)


  • Sail Area

    57 sq ft - 5.3 sq m

  • Time to build (estimate)


These light dories have quite a lively performance, especially under sail: the extra reserve stability of the rounded sides helps the sailing ability, handling and safety. However a dory is primarily a rowing boat, and no compromise is made of the superb handling under oars. Attempts to design "sailing dories" end up losing the style and character of the true dory.

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