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14′ RNSA sailing dinghy, currently owned by a charity in Scotland and being sold to raise funds.

 

 RNSA sailing dinghy

Construction

Clinker planked in mahogany, all copper rivet fastened to steam bent oak timbers.

The lands of each plank are copper rivet fastened as well.

Three varnished mahogany thwarts with sawn hardwood knees.

Varnished slatted sole boards

Four copper 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.

 

 

Rig

Bermudan sloop rig on a keel stepped solid varnished mast with varnished wooden roller reefing boom

Single shroud each side and a single forestay.

Original sails by Ratsey and Lapthorne, mainsail and headsail.

 

 

Inventory

Pair of oars

Galvanised rowlocks

Complete rig

2 rudders

Centreplate

4 copper buoyancy tanks

 

 

 

 

 

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