America Painted Version

400

Dimension: Length 70 x Width 12 x Height 58 cm.

Grade B / Quality Superior

Construction of the boat:

  • We place a layer of fiberglass on the hull’s planks and painted with acrylic paint.
  • Decks made with small planks of Oak wood.
  • Masts and all the pieces on the deck are made with Acajou and Teak wood.
  • Anchors are molded in Zinc metal and painted.
  • Cotton sails are tinted in the tea.
  • Ropes are cotton and nylon waxed in the bee wax to do the rigging.

Description

America Ship Model Painted version

Origin: USA

Year: 1851

America was a 19th-century racing yacht and first winner of the America’s Cup international sailing trophy.

Shipyard: William H.Brown

A half hull model ship (also known as a “half hull” or “half ship”) is a wooden model ship. Moreover, featuring only one half of a boat’s hull without rigging or other fixtures.

America was a 19th-century racing yacht and first winner of the America’s Cup international sailing trophy.

On August 22, 1851, America won the Royal Yacht Squadron’s 53-mile (85 km) regatta around the Isle of Wight by 18 minutes.

The Squadron’s “One Hundred Sovereign Cup” or “£100 Cup”, sometimes mistakenly known in America as the “One Hundred Guinea Cup.

America ship model was captained by Richard Brown, who was also a skilled member of the Sandy Hook Pilots group.

Renowned worldwide for their expertise in maneuvering the shoals around New York Harbor.

They were highly skilled racers as a result of stopped races between pilots to ships in need of pilot services.

Brown had sailed aboard the pilot boat Mary Taylor, designed by George Steers. He chose as first mate Nelson Comstock, a newcomer to yacht racing.

America left New York on June 21, 1851, and arrived at Le Havre on July 11 /1851. The British yachting community had been following the construction of America .

In addition, with interest and perhaps some trepidation.

 

Additional information

Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 80 × 22 × 68 cm