Dinghies for Cruising: choosing, acquiring & using

All about cruising dinghies:
- Your boat, pros and cons, adaptations and improvements
- Techniques for successful cruising
- Designing, building and maintaining cruising dinghies
- Camping on - or from - a cruising dinghy
- Starting dinghy cruising and choosing the right boat for you.

If you are discussing a specific type or design of boat, please include the design/type in the subject line. This will make researching particular designs easier in future.
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New to the forum? Introduce yourself below by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Video: Roger Barnes on Exploring and Voyaging in Open Boats by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
Hi by Hubert Bakker 3415
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Hubert Bakker 3415 by Hubert Bakker 3415
New here. by Lucas
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Hubert Bakker 3415 by Hubert Bakker 3415
Torqueedo travel engine - first impressions by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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Graham Neil 2971 by Graham Neil 2971
Trailer security? by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Nervous trailer question by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Preparing a Gull for cruising by jocasam [Steve Polla...
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jocasam [Steve Pollard] by jocasam [Steve Polla...
Mirror reefing by John Hughes 3329
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JPH by JPH
Hand held GPS and VHF Radio sets by david priestley 3990
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david priestley 3990 by david priestley 3990
VHF differences between US and Europe by Gary Kotara 3238
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Gary Kotara 3238 by Gary Kotara 3238
Hello - new member in Hampshire by Chris Davidson
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Paul Holdsworth 3279 by Paul Holdsworth 3279
Hello, and thanks by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Lune Pilot 14- Push/pull Rudder Conversion-advice+suggestions? by Robin
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Robin by Robin
Cornish Crabber Cormorant 12 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
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Osbert Lancaster 2756 by Osbert Lancaster 275...
Hello from Strangford Lough by Jeff Smith 3456
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Jeff Smith 3456 by Jeff Smith 3456
New Twixt on the block by Tom Hart 2280
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Tom Hart 2280 by Tom Hart 2280
Any suggestions for the "perfect" dinghy? by Judith Morris 2052
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Judith Morris 2052 by Judith Morris 2052
Hi by John Shirley 3350
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Northumbrian Coble sail plan by Dave Foote 3426
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Dave Foote 3426 by Dave Foote 3426
Hello from Derbyshire by stevebrett 3428
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stevebrett 3428 by stevebrett 3428
New member in Lymington by Alg Bennett 3435
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Alg Bennett 3435 by Alg Bennett 3435
Hello from Northumberland by Dave Foote 3426
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Spar supplier by Michael Cottam 1997
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Hello from Hastings! by Breccan Kendall 3397
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Breccan Kendall 3397 by Breccan Kendall 3397
Adapting a Cornish Coble for cruising by david priestley 3990
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david priestley 3990 by david priestley 3990
Hello, from East Yorkshire by Steve Shone 3398
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Steve Shone 3398 by Steve Shone 3398
Pumps by Pete Menear
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Jerry Evans 2510 by Jerry Evans 2510
Hello from the Yealm by Stephen Allen 3304
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Stephen Allen 3304 by Stephen Allen 3304
West Wight Potter advice by Diane Tucker3319
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Diane Tucker3319 by Diane Tucker3319
Hello from Nova Scotia! by Michael Kean 3364
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Michael Kean 3364 by Michael Kean 3364
Hello from Ceredigion (and a bit of advice please) by Peter Hughes 3342
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Peter Hughes 3342 by Peter Hughes 3342
WEST WIGHT POTTER by John Button 3320
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Burgee Etiquette by John Lidstone 1503
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Hi from Cork by Jack OKeeffe
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Jack OKeeffe by Jack OKeeffe
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