Fliptail sailing dinghy uses a pivoting lee board (placed on starboard but
it could go on port if desired) so it is ensured of a good windward
performance and a spacious interior. The square shape of the dinghy gives
surprising stability and its light weight means a responsive sailing
experience. The Fliptail
sailing dinghy is a surprisingly good little craft which is guaranteed to
bring a smile to your face. And at the end of the day, it packs away in
moments to a
tiny package that can be stowed almost anywhere.
The Fliptail 9. Big enough for the whole family
The Fliptail can easily be converted at any time to a great little sailing boat if you wish.
Full instructions are included for free in the plans.
You'll need an Optimist mast and sail and also need a few bits of plywood and an Optimist rudder.
Please note, the Fliptail 6 & 7 will need to have the Optimist sail cut down a
little (full instructions are given or you can buy a kit and make your own
See some videos of the Fliptail here