Category Archives: Nesting Dinghy

Summer 2014 Videos

I have more raw footage to play with but these are the latest from this summer. Click on the titles for the story and video, A bit of ‘white water’ in the PT 11 Sky rowing in the PT 11 … Continue reading

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Builder spotlight 9/14

On June 30th, Cassandra  McDermott and 10 year old Milo arrived to pick up their PT 11 kit. ‘Cassie’ is a young woman who delivers boats, does a lot of sailing, boat finishing, refinishing, and polishing. I suspect she is … Continue reading

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‘Sky Rowing’ in the PT 11

On a recent camp cruising excursion to BC, we towed our PT 11 along behind the Water Bug. We did not take the sailing rig but we really enjoyed after dinner rows around the different anchorages. The evening light is … Continue reading

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A bit of ‘white water’ in the PT 11

I admit it..I am a bit of a chicken when it comes to some things. I am not a skier, will not go near a roller coaster, and have never been white water rafting. Russell on the other hand… well … Continue reading

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Launchings for 2nd quarter 2014

I am always happy to show off  new boats from our family of builders. I am also so very impressed with the beautiful work everyone has done. Here are some pictures from this Spring. 206 Composites’ Simon Miles, here in … Continue reading

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PT11 2014 and updates

We recently finished our sixth (yes, sixth) PT 11 prototype. This was to incorporate a few design changes and re-write much of the manual in an effort to make the boat easier to build. Building this many boats can lead … Continue reading

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PT11 for 2014

Work on a slightly re-designed PT 11 and a much improved building manual for the 11 is well underway. We have long been planning to develop a smaller version of our nesting dinghy, but for several reasons, we decided to … Continue reading

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PT 11 on display in Seattle

As of Monday, April 7 th, our PT 11 nesting dinghy will be on display at Fisheries Supply in Seattle. This is something we have talked about doing for a long time and we are pleased it is happening this … Continue reading

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Launchings for late 2013

More PT Watercraft boats are hitting the water! Here are some to spotlight; Simon and “crew” happy after launching in New Zealand.  I quote Simon, “I didn’t really realize how much of a delight to build she’s been until the … Continue reading

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The PT 11 Insignia

When it was suggested by our local sail maker (NW SAILS & CANVAS) that we should come up with a distinctive insignia for the PT 11, I had to do some research. I looked at hundreds of existing insignias for … Continue reading

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