Wooden Ships Comments on this Fairey Duckling sailing dinghy

A smart example of this Fairey Marine built Fairey Duckling sailing dinghy.   It would have been built in the late 1950’s, early ’60s  in the extremely strong hot-moulded construction for which they were renowned.  Stable and easy to sail.

 Fairey Duckling sailing dinghy

Construction

 

Hull

Hot moulded 2.5mm Agba veneers.

 

 

Rig 

Sail No 31.  Gunter rig.

1 suit of white terylene sails.  1 suit tan cotton.

Varnished timber mast and boom

 

Equipment

Timber rudder, tiller, centreboard and casing.

Oars

Fitted top cover

Road and launching trailer