Wooden Ships Comments
The RNSA dinghy was designed for the Royal Navy to teach sailing to the cadets with some carried on larger war ships. This boat was bought by the present owner in 2016 and has had considerable refit work done, both by the owner and by a local professional yard.
She has been used regularly and is in good sound condition.
Clinker planked in mahogany and spruce, all copper rivet fastened to steam bent oak timbers.
The lands of each plank are copper rivet fastened
Three varnished mahogany thwarts with sawn hardwood knees.
Varnished slatted sole boards
Four buoyancy tanks fitted under the thwarts.
Mahogany centreboard casing with a steel centreplate lifted with a 4:1 block and tackle.
Two rudders, one fixed and one with a lifting plate.
Bermudan sloop rig on a keel stepped solid varnished mast with varnished wooden roller reefing boom
Single shroud each side and a single forestay in galvanised wire
Original sails by Ratsey and Lapthorne from 1955, mainsail and headsail.
Pair of oars
4 buoyancy tanks
These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.