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This is the prototype of a new design design by Dudley Dix Yacht Design , the DS15. It’s a 4.5 meter hybrid dinghy/mini sportboat.

She’s constructed from 6mm okoume marine ply and Sitka spruce for stringers and rails, dyed with sapphire blue dye and clear coated with system three silver tip resin, deck ply will be dyed bright red, so nobody notices the the bloodshed of competition, custom sails by Jerry Latell @ US Sails Deltaville. Spars 50 year old, Sitka spruce hand carved to a tapered air foil.

220 lbs total mass.
Planing 5.6 knots.
6 ft beam .
Hull Draws 3.5″
Daggerboard Draft 4 ft

See Her in person finished at the Mystic Seaport Woodenboat Show late in June.


February 26th, 2013

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