Daring

 
Length: 4.35m (14ft 3ins)
Width: 1.42m (4ft 8ins)
Weight:
Country: UK
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: 1
Sail Area: 13.94 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
Symmetric spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
15.05 sq.m
Designer(s):
Design Year: 1956
Builder:
Boats Built:
Class Association website:
Not known

The Daring dinghy had flared topsides, rolled side decks, a trapeze, and a huge sail area for the size of boat, rather like a mini-505. Bill, who is well into his 80’s, says that about 60 boats were built to his knowledge, but as many were home built, few if any survive.