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Detail - Hull 1135

Original Name:WindigoCurrent Name:Windigo
Hull No:1135Home Port:
Contracted By:E. Kent SwiftCurrent Owner(s):
Contract Date:1/10/1930Owner Since:
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:J&M
Current Rig:
Original Price:$1,100Restored By:
LOA:15 ft. 10 in.Maintained By:
LWL:12 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Beam:5 ft. 10 in.
Draft:2 ft. 5 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
E. Kent Swift  Windigo 
E. Kent Swift1930 - 1965Woods Hole, MAWindigo 
 1965 - ????Bristol, RI  

The original Windigo was purchased in 1930, and used by the first owner’s children. It was sold in the 1960’s to someone in Bristol, RI. In around 1938, Mr. Swift’s son capsized the boat. It stayed afloat thanks to the airtight forward bulkhead.

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