The Dinks

The Dinks - three models of high quality eight foot yacht tenders designed for the discriminating yachtsman. Built to high quality hand laid fiberglass standards with unique features not found in other tenders this size. Featuring a white outside hull and a full gel coat inner liner in a non-reflecting, non-skid beige with black gunnel guard on top and side and accented by a center mahogany seat. A six inch band of foam 1 1/2" thick provides gunnel flotation between the sides and inner liner. additional foam flotation is placed in both the front and rear tanks. Other features include chrome oar lock sockets with nylon inserts, a bow towing ring backed by aluminum plate, an interior to exterior hull drain, a motor mount block and a deep skeg for positive towing control.

The sail version utilizes a mahogany plywood daggerboard, rudder and centerboard trunk cover. The mast is two pieces and stores inside the boat. Sails are offered in two color combinations, red/white or blue/white. Additional options include a davit ring kit, five foot wooden oars, round chrome oar lock horns and a blue acrylic boat cover.

The eight foot Row, by far the most popular Dink, features a hard chine, a deep towing skeg, and weighs in at only 85 lbs. The perfect tender to row or motor. An excellent value in an all around general purpose dinghy.

  • Length - 8'1"
  • Width - 4'3"
  • Depth - 20"
  • Weight - 85 lbs.

The eight foot Tri-Hull, a wider more stable design to accomodate the needs of the yachtsman desiring stability and more useable space. Weighing in at only 95 lbs., the Tri-Hull offers the maximum useable space in an 8' Dink.

  • Length - 8'1"
  • Width - 4'3"
  • Depth - 15"
  • Weight - 95 lbs.

The eight foot Sail, a row/sail combination designed to offer the added feature of a deluxe sail rig. The halyard controlled two piece mast can be removed in minutes to convert the Sail Dink to a conventional 8' Row that can be rowed or motored. Weighing in at only 90 lbs. hulll weight and sporting a 35 sq. ft. colorful sail, the Sail Dink version is both useful and fun to own.

  • Length - 8'1"
  • Width - 4'3"
  • Depth - 20"
  • Weight - 90 lbs.
  • Sail Area - 35 sq. ft.
  • Mast Height - 13'

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