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Boats in Concept

John Brooks "Ellen" Dinghy
Projected Completion Date: May 2012
Ellen study

length overall: 12'
drawn waterline: 10' 8"
beam, molded: 48"
depth (keel to sheer): 18"
sail area: gunter, 62.5 sq.ft.
sprit: 60.5 sq.ft.

• sailing (sliding gunter
or sprit rig)
• rowing (single, double)
• small outboard
• comfortable for two adults,
plus small child(ren), dogs,
or supplies and gear
• typical hull weights:
120 lbs. (sailing)
110 lbs. (rowing)

Three "Ellens" Under Construction
Construction of The Shellback Dinghy


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