SailNet Community - View Single Post - Motor vs Rowing inflatable dinghy...
View Single Post
post #45 of Old 07-01-2013 Thread Starter
Senior Member
shadowraiths's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: On my sailboat
Posts: 265
Thanks: 28
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Re: Motor vs Rowing inflatable dinghy...

Originally Posted by smurphny View Post
I'd like to lay up a very light foam core via stitch and glue and then cover with Kevlar, emulating the construction of some ridiculously light whitewater racing canoes I've had. The last 18' Sawyer weighed in at something like 45#. A boat as small as a dink, say 8', constructed with these ultra-light materials shouldn't weigh more than about 40#. I just need a design so as not to reinvent the wheel.
These seem pretty interesting and similar to what you're talking about.

Dinghy plans for the spatially challenged

They're crazy light.
shadowraiths is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
The Following User Says Thank You to shadowraiths For This Useful Post:
smurphny (07-01-2013)
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome