Meet the boat: Dory

Dory is a small boat about 16 and 23 feet in length. It is the traditional fishing boat, but also it allows people moving through the water. Its construction is really easy compared to other types of boats because it has simple shapes and materials. There are a lot of types, the most known are:

  • Beach Dories: These types of Dories were mostly used for fishing
  • Bank Dories: It is often said that this type is the original Dory. The Bank Dories were created in the 1830s
  • Sailing Dories: Thes types were created for pleasure sailing and they become really popular in Massachusetts
  • River Dories: On first look they seem similar to the Banks dories, but are a different model and were built for a different objective.This dory is very heavy construction

 

 

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