12 foot Dinghy "Tuss"
Dinghy was designed by amateur boat designer George Cockshott, entered a design competition in 1913. Cockshott's 12 Foot Dinghy became the first small boat to gain international status and was selected for the 1920 and 1928 Olympic Games. More information to be found at http://www.12footdinghy.org/
"Tuss" was build by Franz Mello boat yard in Hamburg back in 1920. Very little information we found about Franz Mello boatyard. Only, that boatyard burned down in effect of World War 2 in 1943. To be believed that this dinghy was built for 1920 Olympics in Belgium. Built in Honduras Mahogany on Oak keel and ribs. Will be restored to One Class Design Dutch specification.
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