Dinghy on Arm Davits
Get a good look at the Pudgy on arm davits.
Watch the Portland Pudgy skim along as it is towed through Glacier Bay, Alaska.
Here’s a video of the square head sail moving along nicely in light air. Courtesy of Pudgy owner Elliot R.
This Pudgy owner uses a teeter totter system to get the Pudgy on and off the roof of his C-Dory. You can see the loading system in action beginning around the 4:13 point of this video taken by another C-Dory owner.
Portland Pudgy Adventure
Adventurer/explorer Igor Stropnik, of Slovenia, sailed his Portland Pudgy down the Adriatic coast. His journey took nine days, and he slept aboard the dinghy. He ingeniously rigged out his Portland Pudgy with a whisker pole and spinnaker.
This video (around :35) gives an idea of how easy the Pudgy is to right.
More Portland Pudgy Dinghy Videos
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Portland Pudgy sailing dinghy tearing downwind along the coast of Long Island, NY.
Kids having fun in the Portland Pudgy sailing dinghy with the 2010 improved rig. Pirates! They encounter another Pudgy with the old rig. Light wind. Pudgy owner B.J .Porter.
Up! In preparation for transatlantic balloon crossing with Portland Pudgy lifeboat as gondola, Jonathan Trappe spent 53 hours on the Pudgy without touching land. Mostly sailing.
Happy guy in his Portland Pudgy sailing dinghy. Passing along the shoreline of a Mexican beach town and humming a Ramones tune.
Trying out their new Portland Pudgy, Fiona.
Portland Pudgy Dinghy Videos: Media
Jonathan Trappe, intrepid balloonist lifts off (in Portland Pudgy lifeboat gondola) for attempt at transatlantic helium balloon crossing.
Portland Pudgy Dinghy Videos: Miscellaneous
At the rotation molder, a new Portland Pudgy dinghy comes out of the mold.
Pudgy Owners’ Slideshows
Jason Thistle’s Capsize Slideshow: