Sailing yachts

McGruers Rowing Dinghy

(REF: 18578)


  • Designer: McGruers
  • Builder: McGruers
  • Year: 1967
  • Location: Scotland
  • Length on deck: 9'1"
  • Beam: 4'6"

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Built by McGruers on the Clyde for a Dr Innes, a local Doctor from Rosneath who had a bigger McGruers designed yacht built at the same time in 1967.

She would have been ideal as a tender, light weight due to her spruce planking, stable and a good load carrier but a joy to row.

Bought by the present owner after she was found languishing at the boat of a boat shed where she had been for 20 years.  Thoroughly refitted  last year, stripped back to bare wood entirely, minor repairs carried out and finished with 6 coats of varnish.

A delightful looking dinghy with very nice pedigree in super condition.

Length             9’1″

Beam               4’6″




Clinker planked in Spruce with a mahogany sheer strake, all copper rivet fastened to steam bent oak timbers.

Oak gunnels with a white synthetic D section rubbing band.

Varnished mahogany transom.

Varnished mahogany thwarts with laminated hanging knees typical of McGruers dinghies at the time.

Slatted varnished pine sole boards



Launching trolley

Pair of oars and rowlocks



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