Dory is a small boat that has between five and seven meters or between 16 and 23 feet in length. These types of boats are lightweight with a flat bottom, high sides and sharp bows and they can be used for whitewater rafting and as fishing boats both in the open sea and in coastal waters.
Dories allow people moving easily through the water, irrespective of whether they are used an outboard motor or wind, or people row.There are several variations of dories such as South Haven Dory, the Banks Dory, Cape Ann Dory, River Dories and SwampscottDory.
This type of boats is usually expensive but you don’t have to buy one because create a dory is really easy, simple and affordable. Dories have a simple style; however, they are widely recognized for their rowing ease and seaworthiness. Dories have a spacious design thus it can transport large loads without losing balance and stability.
There are several types of dories, and some of traditional types are the following:
Nowadays, the dories have had resurgence so a large number of modern marine designers are trying to refine these types of boats and experimenting with this boat’s design.