Small craft

Iain Oughtred Auk Sailing Dinghy

(REF: 27812)


  • Designer: Iain Oughtred
  • Year: 2022
  • Location: Hants
  • Length on deck: 9'3"
  • Beam: 4'1"

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Wooden Ships Comments On This Iain Oughtred Auk Sailing Dinghy

Iain Oughtred Auk sailing dinghy built by the owner in 2022.  West System epoxy glued hull with hardwood transom, centreline and gunwhales.

Fitted with a standing lug rig which easy to set up and handle.

The Auk was designed by Oughtred as a practical yet pretty tender, capable of carrying significant loads but is still a delight to row and sails nicely.  She can take a small outboard as well very comfortably.

Due to the construction this boat is very light so is easy to move around or lift on an off a large yacht if she is to be a tender.


Length                  9’3″

Beam                    4’1″


  • Clinker planked in marine plywood with epoxy glued lands.  West system Epoxy glue used.
  • Oak stem and keel.
  • Varnished iroko transom, rubbing strakes and inwhales with oak quarter knees and breast hook.
  • Oak thwarts and hanging knees.
  • Marine plywood dagger board case.
  • Transom hung drop plate rudder with a laminated tiller.


  • Standing lug rig on an unstayed varnished wooden mast with varnished wooden boom and lug yard.
  • Tan terylene sail with a single reef point.
  • Mainsheet comes to a rope horse across the transom.


  • Combination road trailer and launching trolley
  • Mast, spars and rigging
  • Mainsail
  • Rudder, tiller and dagger board
  • Buoyancy bags
  • Handheld bilge pump
  • Anchor with chain and warp

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