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...
Rowlocks - Miracle Dinghy by Bob Stamp
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Stephen Davies 3471 by Stephen Davies 3471
Hello From Bob Stamp by Bob Stamp
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Bob Stamp by Bob Stamp
Drascombe Lugger by Brian Chislett 2642
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Robin Howell 3658 by Robin Howell 3658
New member - Hello from North Wales by dpround
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John Webb 3449 by John Webb 3449
Drascombe Dabber for sale by jonathan harper 3317
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Reef A mirror Sail by Paul Windebank 3654
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Mast position by Brian Chislett 2642
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
New member by Cliff Martin 2709
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Collision Avoidance for Dinghy Cruisers by Neal Bedwell 3638
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Neal Bedwell 3638 by Neal Bedwell 3638
Interesting boat - ebay item 254438571981 by dpround
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dpround by dpround
Boat tents by Gerald Turner 2924
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Tim Stephenson 3313 by Tim Stephenson 3313
New Member by SteveMitchell3635
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Newbie by AnneWroe3634
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New member by Justin Bennett 3578
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Introduction by Rob Sworn 3626
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Rob Sworn 3626 by Rob Sworn 3626
New Member by Rik van der Vaart 33...
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New member - Hugh Blank by hughblank3600
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Stephen Davies 3471 by Stephen Davies 3471
Hitia 17 Catamaran by John Hughes 2457
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Comet duo or mirror? by Jez Searle
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Hubert Bakker 3415 by Hubert Bakker 3415
New member! by Jez Searle
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Rob Stracey 2676 by Rob Stracey 2676
Saying hello from the Northwest of England by Stewart Potter 3524
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sw13644 by sw13644
JIBI -- A French fan of GIS by JIBI.COUZIN.683
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
When looking for an equipped Dinghy by Jude Miller 3515
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John Lidstone 1503 by John Lidstone 1503
Any suggestions for the "perfect" dinghy? by Judith Morris 2052
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Jude Miller 3515 by Jude Miller 3515
Antipodean Intro by Frank Raisin 2892
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Trailer security? by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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Roger Barnes 936 by Roger Barnes 936
Where to put mooring lines on a GP 14 by IanCameron3450
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New member to DCA forum by IanCameron3450
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New Member introduction by Mark D
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Michael Wilkinson 3461 by Michael Wilkinson 34...
Water Craft Magazine: Join the Club by Keith Muscott 1516
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Keith Muscott 1516 by Keith Muscott 1516
Stowing an anchor safely by Michael Wilkinson 34...
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John Hughes 2457 by John Hughes 2457
Hello all - I am a new member by Patrick Hay 3474
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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
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