7'10 OUGHTRED Acorn Dinghy (Auk)

4 reviews

Sale price$123.00


Shorter but more burdensome than our popular 12' Acorn, this little gem will be slower but more versitile. Her glued-lapstrake hull can be planked up from unscarfed 8" plywood sheets.

Designed by Iain Oughtred

LOA - 7' 10"
Beam - 4' 2"
Draft (db up) - 6"
(db down) - 2' 1"
Weight about 75 lbs.
Sail Area - 42 sq. ft.
Construction: Glued lapstrake plywood
No lofting required
Skill level: Basic to Intermediate
Plans include 4 sheets, plus 19 pages of additional notes from the designer.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
David Ledbetter

7'10 OUGHTRED Acorn Dinghy (Auk)

Mitch West, President Rivers West
Can’t go wrong with Iain Oughtred

I am a serial Oughtred builder. I thought I would never build the same boat twice, but I need a tender. This one speaks to me, which is important. Oughtred plans are great for getting started in lapstrake building.

Stephen Gaal
7'10 OUGHTRED Acorn Dinghy (Auk) Plans

The plans are excellent. I also bought Oughtred’s book on Plywood Clinker boat building, which is the Bible. And I bought the kit from Hewes and Co. in Blue Hill. I am laminating the stem and knees and should get the kit this week. Highly recommend for a first tome boat builder (but experienced woodworker.)

Jack Schumacher

Everything went very well. Thank You

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