Congratulations to the father/son team that just acquired this boat! It sports the latest carbon fiber mast and was converted from an M20 by Windward Boatworks, which developed the I20.
The hull was originally made by OSP in 1996, from the Johnson mold. OSP had a reputation for making sturdy, dry boats. This one comes with two spinnakers, two Mylar jibs (one used once) two mains, two boat covers and trailer.
Credits for this boat reconstruction project are due and I need to start where it all started, with Larry Gonyea from Wisconsin, who sold us this 1977 Melges for $1000 with trailer. This photo was from the boat’s first a-spin hoist in front of the War College on a gybe up the Potomac. Larry asked us to post a photo…so here it is. Great boat, Larry! Thank you.
This is a beautiful I-20 converted from a 1977 Melges M-20. Melges is still making M-20s. This one looks like it got very light use … and was mothballed for a few decades. Blue and white hull is nearly perfect. Check out the cool green non-slip deck. Sails are just a season or two old…very stiff.