Chichester Scow was designed in 1999 based on traditional scows, but
built in GRP to ease maintenance, improve comfort, and make a clean,
simple appearance. The hull has a gel-coat with a wide choice of
standard colours, and the one-piece deck/cockpit moulding is available
in pure white or off-white. Generous radii are used on all edges, and
the 'rough' side of the moulding is not visible anywhere without
opening one of the watertight buoyancy tank hatches. `Under the rear
thwart is a lined locker providing 32 litres of stowage space. The
hull/deck bonded joint forms a convenient hand-hold, all round the
dinghy, for easy lifting. An aluminium keel band protects the hull from
gentle grounding when launching and beaching.
sail the Chichester Scow is simple. The main controls are the rudder,
mainsheet and centreboard lift. There is also an adjustable kicking
strap and rudder blade lift. For such a small boat it is remarkably
stable, forgiving and comfortable. A jib of 1.2 square meters can also
Spares and repairs: click here
Photos click here
Gallery of Chichester Scow photos click here
Photos of a race held on 12.5.02 click here
To see capsize righting method click here This is a .pdf file and you can return to this page using the back button in your browser.
To download a copy of the manual click here This is a .pdf file and you can return to this page using the back button in your browser.