Help Identifying a 14' Daysailer

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by JaLuNi, May 10, 2020.

  1. JaLuNi
    Joined: May 2020
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    Location: Massachusetts

    JaLuNi New Member

    HI,
    I recently acquired a 14' daysailer that I cannot Identify. I have put in every variation of the hull number that several of us could come up with and every one comes back as an invalid #. None of the sites have given me a hint of which # or letter could be off. The most agreed on Hin is SMN10120S76H.
    It looks similar to an MFG Pintail but is narrower and has a different seat set up. Its 13' 10"' long and 5'-1" wide with a wooden center board and rudder. It has a mainsail and a fractional jib. The sails are Austrailian Racing Design by Atlantic Sails, Portland Me. Probably not original. It is different than anything I have seen. It is going to take some work to get the trailer roadworthy and the boat sea worthy and I am wondering if its worth the time and effort to test it out only to find out it is a real dog or a POS. Any help is greatly appreciated and I can upload photos of specifics if it will help. Thanks again.
     

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  2. bajansailor
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    bajansailor Marine Surveyor

    Welcome to the Forum JLN.
    Your dinghy looks very similar to the Skipper 14, including the cockpit layout and that chine in the hull forward of amidships - however the Skipper has a shallow recessed foredeck, which is the complete opposite to your cuddy cabin.
    https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/skipper-14
     
  3. jehardiman
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    jehardiman Senior Member

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