The boat "Dancing Feather" is the one I had at my shop for a couple weeks. She has gently rounded sides (less curve than a typical Swampscott) and was built, Im told, in mid coast maine,Dancing feather on a 17+- foot length had a wider bottom than the Alpha at 21' loa. She also has fairly narrow and numerous planks for such a small boat, she does not have the typical tumble home in the sheer strake aft as many Swampscott boats do, and consequently her transom was cr
Seil - A successful plan by F. Vivier, based on the design of traditional 'Norvégiennes'.
Falmouth Classics 2011. One can regret that Scilly gigs rarely appear under sail; yet on a working boat like these pilot-gigs, the sails were used every time direction and force of wind made it possible and useful. So one can be surprised that no more "sail & oar" regattas are organised in Cornwall.