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by simonawatts
Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Building I-14s lapstrake (clinker)
Replies: 1
Views: 1286

Re: Building I-14s lapstrake (clinker)

This project was completed last summer and will be featured in WoodenBoat May/June 2015. Plans and a building manual available from WB Books as a digital download or from me on disc at <simonwattswoodworking.com>
Simon Watts
by simonawatts
Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Building I-14s lapstrake (clinker)
Replies: 1
Views: 1286

Building I-14s lapstrake (clinker)

Anyone know of a builder, W.J. Malette , Gananoque, Ontario, Canada who is supposed to have built six International Fourteens in 1936-7. I have one of them and am building an exact replica. Contact me for lines drawing and pix if interested. Simon Watts Posts: 3 Joined: Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:15 pm Priv...
by simonawatts
Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: CAN
Topic: W.J. Malette
Replies: 0
Views: 2410

W.J. Malette

Anyone know of a builder, W.J. Malette, in Gananoque, Ontario, who is supposed to have built six I-14s 1936-7. I have one of them and am building an exact replica. Contact me for lines drawing and pix.
by simonawatts
Sat Nov 19, 2011 5:20 am
Forum: USA
Topic: History of I14 US 112
Replies: 12
Views: 8733

Re: History of I14 US 112

Can't help you on US 112 but I have a clinker-built I-14 , vintage 1948, acquired from the Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club in 1955. The boat is now beyond economical repair so I am building a new one, an exact copy. It was clumsily converted to a Jet-14 so I don't know what the original layout might h...
by simonawatts
Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:54 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: L. Francis Herreshoff
Replies: 1
Views: 5358

L. Francis Herreshoff

L. Francis Herreshoff is supposed to have said (about the I-14s) that they are "Dangerous Freaks that can only be sailed by a couple of trained athletes". Anyone know the context of this quote and whether it's authentic?
Simon Watts
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