My dinghy lives with me. Don't tell'er I said that.
I love it when threads go off a tangent.
I may use Pond Scum as my tender, dink, or duck. PS is a 10' (actually 9'6") Gamefisher Jon boat. I believe it's a Ted Williams model from the late '60s or early '70s. Freeboard on it sucks. I used to get swamped by jack@$$ when I used it on local lakes.
What a pain in the transom.