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Hi everyone, this is my first post--I've been lurking here getting lots of good info as I build and finally have a few questions myself! By now the boat is 3D and wired together. The hull, bulkheads, and transom all seem to fit well, and the boat has no twist in it that I can discern. Measurements from the peak of the bow to the corners of the transom are 109" +/- an 1/8", and sighting down the centerline, the tips of the nesting bulkheads "disappear" below the transom at the same time. I've made a number of spanish windlasses to pull the sides together bet
I am thinking about getting a small inflatable dinghy for my Menger 19 catboat. It looks like the prices are all over the lot, and I wonder if it is worth paying a lot of money for a dinghy I would only use once in a long while. Also, some of them look like junk, but even the cheapest two-man dinghies look like they would be adequate, and seem to have good warranties. I like the little cheap ones (naturally) because they wouldn't take up a lot of precious stowage space, and they are light weight. Since I am an absolute ignoramus about inflatables, I would appreciate any information that can