L. Francis Herreshoff

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L. Francis Herreshoff

Post by simonawatts » Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:54 am

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?
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Re: L. Francis Herreshoff

Post by Shu » Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:15 pm

I had no luck googling it. I suppose someone well versed in his writings may know. It's a great quote that belongs on our website if true.
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