Preview: Tiny Ripple Dinghy

May 18, 2017

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The Tiny Ripple is basically a six-foot cedar box with enough fore-and-aft rocker to give it boat-like qualities when it comes to row and tow ability. Easy and cheap to build and maintain, designer William Atkin says it’s unsinkable.


 Designer  William & John Atkin
 Length and Beam  6′ and 4’9″
 Weight  70 lbs.
 Price  $50 (Plans)
 Capacity  2 Adults
 Versatility  Row
 Construction Type  Traditional Lapstrake
 Hull Material  Cedar and Oak


Ratings Chart

 Rowing  ★★
 Sailing  N/A
 Ease of Towing  ★★★
 Initial Stability  ★★★★
 Load Carrying Capacity  ★★
 Ease of Maintanence  ★★
 Affordability  ★★★★
 Car-topable/Portability  ★★
 Ease of Build  ★★
 Off Center Factor  ★★★★


How to Purchase

The plans for the Tiny Ripple can be purchased from Atkins Boat Plans.


If you like this design, be sure to look at Ladybug Wheelbarrow Boat and Bill Thomas̱ design Mischief

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