Wooden Ships Comments on this Open water rowing skiff
Designed and built by David Winspear, a well known builder of this type of open water rowing skiff. She was completed in 2016 for the current owner and since then has been used every summer, competing in 3 Great River Races and numerous coastal rowing events around the country. She has a Great River Race handicap of 41.
She has 3 fixed seat rowing positions with adjustable foot rests and carbon fibre sculls, plus a cox’s seat and removable passenger seat making space for a crew of 5 in total. She can also be rowed easily with a single sculler and a cox.
The boat is in excellent ready to go condition complete with everything required to start rowing and has proved herself as a capable and comfortable long distance rowing boat.
Length Overall 22’6″
Pin width 54″
Clinker planked in larch all copper rivet fastened to steam bent oak timbers at approximately 12″ centres.
Oak stem and oak keel with a small amount of rocker on the keel.
Varnished mahogany transom and thwarts.
3 fixed seat rowing positions with foot rests and ‘gate’ type rowlocks
Aft cox’s thwart with tiller lines to the marine plywood rudder. Removable passenger seat forward of the cox.
Marine plywood sole boards
Single axle galvanised road trailer from 2016
2 pairs of BRACA carbon fibre 9’2″ adjustable sculls from 2017
single pair of BRACA 8’8″ adjustable sculls from 2017
‘Gigass’ thwart cushions
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