How do you pronounce dinghy?
Dragging a dinghy behind a sailboat depends entirely on the distance and location of the cruise and the weather. For instance towing the dinghy behind on a short afternoon coastal cruise in protected waters in calm weather may be fine, however towing a dinghy from the East Coast of the United States to the Caribbean would be difficult and the dinghy may be lost.
A dinghy is a small, open boat, often propelled solely with oars or a scull. NOwadays, the term often applies to a smaller boat of the above description carried by a larger for, in order to access areas where the larger boat would be at risk (e.g. accessing a sloping beach where you'd dangerously ground a larger vessel, but can row a dinghy right up on the beach). According to thefreedictionary.com a dinghy is: 1…
The Sunfish sailboat is a personal size, beach launched sailing dinghy, utilizing a pontoon type hull carrying a lateen sail mounted to an un-stayed mast. The Scorpion is a class of small sailing dinghy. It is a high performance, lightweight, two person racing dinghy. Its adjustable rig enables sailing in all weathers to crews of all weights, ages and experiences.