11'2" Shellback Dinghy
- Additional Info
This beautiful 11'2" dinghy is similar in construction to the Nutshell Pram, although it is slightly larger, with a pointed bow.
Designed by Joel White
LOA - 11' 2"
Beam - 4' 5"
Draft (db up) - 6 1/2"
(db down) - 2' 3"
Weight - about 100 lbs.
Sail Area - 54 sq. ft.
Construction: Glued-lapstrake plywood
Alternative construction: Traditional lapstrake
No lofting is required
Skill level: Basic to Intermediate
Plans include 5 sheets, plus 1 page of additional notes from the designer.
See below for some very nice rudder hardware that fits this boat.
Click here for the Materials List.
Wonder why the daggerboard has that radius curve on the top? It's there so the daggerboard and rudder can nicely fit between the transom and aft thwart. Joel certainly thought out even the smallest of details.
FYI... the second image is from Wolfgang F. in Germany. He used oak planking!