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  1. Hard dinghy as a tender and a small sailboat for kids

    Also, look at Chesapeake Light Craft. Their Eastport prams are all over the chesapeake. Epoxy/plywood, done neatly, can be very light and pretty tough. Not a planing boat, but sail pretty nicely. B&B designs are nice. I've only sailed their Core Sound 17. Nice. I think the basic hull form is related to the Spindrifts. You'll get more capacity w/ the prams though.
  2. Best "Not a Truck" tow vehicle

    Go old school. Cop car, cop tires.... Listen to Elwood! :-)
  3. Coolboats to admire

    Cool boat #1: The old plywood Sailfish I learned to sail on. With the original cotton sail. I think the Sailfish was overcanvassed relative to its later kin the Sunfish. On a broad reach, that thing would just skip along, the daggerboard humming like a little outboard. I gather they are not common anymore.