The Origami Folding Dinghy

by Owen James Burke

I wouldn’t go after Moby Dick in one of these things, but for a light sail on a harbor or bay it would surely be a handy little stow-away craft. The origami can also take up to a 3.3 horsepower engine. What will it cost? About two days worth of work, as much varnishing as you’d like, and somewhere within the range of $300. There are worse ways to take to the water.

These beautiful wooden collapsible dinghies fold up to 17″ wide and 4″ flat, and are compatible with a cut down single-handed sail, like an opti.

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