Prout’s canvas sailing boat

Back in January this Prout’s folding canvas sailing boat was advertised on Ebay by Ross Jennings. She is now back where she started on Canvey Island an addition to the museum being donated by Marian Patten.

Looks impressive but will it float!

Photos below from the Ebay advert courtesy of Canvey Community Archive where you can read all about Prouts.

Prouts advert for their folding dinghies.

Some got as far as Africa.

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