abaco sailing rowing dinghy 12'

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by matey, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. matey
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    matey New Member

    i am interested in any information available on abaco sailing dinghys.
    i have a 12' boat, with a tag inscribed "authenic abaco dinghy replica".
    i know that this boat is at least 25 years old and is constructed of
    fiberglass. it has an aluminum mast and boom, but no tiller or centerboard,
    as they are missing. I acquired this boat in south florida many years ago.

    if anyone knows anything about this boat, i'd appreciate hearing from you.
     
  2. maxwell greenwo
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    maxwell greenwo New Member

    your dinghy

    dear matey,
    although I dont know anything about your abaco dinghy replica< I would be interested in buying it if you want to sell it.
     
  3. ABoatGuy
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    ABoatGuy Member

    I have a print of an Abaco dinghy that I picked up in Man-o-War Key, Abacos about 20 years ago. It's go a great water color of the boat with a lines drawing above. The title says Abaco Dinghy / LOA 12'3 / Beam 4'11"/Built by Maurice Albury, Man-o-War Cay, Bahamas, 1952 / Artist Yvon le Corre / Lines D.W. Dillion.

    If you like I can de-frame it, scan it and email the scan. You may also want to get a hold of Albury's in Man-o-War. Super friendly people. They still build boats. It seems everyones named Albury in Man-o-War, but get a hold of anyone and they can aim you in the right direction. Also try searching the web Man-o-War and Albury.
     
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  5. FAST FRED
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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    I had the pleasure of having a half model carved by a MR Albury about 12 years ago.

    The boat shop was there and ,
    still building small custon boats.

    I'm sure any mail would get to him at ,

    "Maurice Albury, Man-o-War Cay, Bahamas"

    should you wish to purchase a small vessel.

    FAST FRED
     

  6. John Anson

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    Hi There It does not sound like a traditional Abaco dinghy, I am just finishing up a 14" wood one, can shoot some pix if you like. contact me at janson@localnet.com
     
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