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My first sailboat was a Mirror dinghy, which is an English design that comes in a kit that you build with stitch and glue. Great fun.
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If one wants fibreglass, one can buy thin sheet fibreglass, pull it together, then lay up more glass inside.
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Brenda, CLC is one, maybe even the best choice! Here's a pic of a Cape Charles 18 that my son and I built with along with a 17. (older design from CLC)
This how she looked after being neglected and outdoors for about 4 years. Sold it to a boy scout troop leader.


The were both basically built in one weekend! Epoxy coating, fitting out and painting of course took more time then the actual build.
This is fantastic! I love it!
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Thank you Sloopy, Knotty, Brent and Denise, and kilarney, and wandering Sar! I will keep you posted, and have so much fun!

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