At last we have added a 14' version of our Stornoway design to our range of Dinghies & Dayboats - she has been much requested and we have taken the opportunity to base her construction on the highly successful Kingfisher design with its continuous backbone set-up - consisting of a forward girder, centreboard case and aft girder fastened to a narrow bottom plank to form a rigid structure onto which the ply frames/bulkheads and transom are set-up.
The ply planks (6 per side) - the shapes for which are given on the drawings - are then stitched into place and the seams finished with glass tape and epoxy.
Mould shapes and building jig details are also given for those who want to build her using the clinker/ply method (these details can also be used to strip plank the hull). We have drawn up a gunter rig as standard so that the mast and spars fit within the hull for easy towing - she could also take the gunter yawl rig with bowsprit which is given as an alternative rig for the Kingfisher 14 design.
Stornoway 14 Particulars
|Hull Mid Depth||1'10"||0.56m|
|Sail Area||122 sq.ft||11.36 sq.m|
|Approx. Dry Weight||290 lbs||132 kg|
|Hull Shape||Multi-chine with 6 planks per side|
|Construction Method||Stitch and tape and clinker ply|
|Major plywood requirements for hull||13 sheets of 6mm and 1 sheet of 9mm marine plywood|
|Guidance Use||4 adults|
|Drawing/Design Package||6 x A1 drawings + 8 x A4 instruction sheets|