Britannia

450

Dimension: Length 71 x Width 13 x Height 78 cm.

Grade B/Superiors Quality

Construction of the Boat:

  • Hull is made Teak wood.
  • Some pieces turned into Solid Brass.
  • Sails made with Cottons.
  • Ropes made with Cottons.

Description

Britannia Yacht Model

Origin: English

Year: 1893

Architect: George Lennox Watson

Shipyard: D & W Henderson

Yacht Model Britannia was a racing yacht built in 1893 for RYS Commodore Albert Edward. She served both himself and his son King George V, with a long racing career.

Britannia was ordered in 1892 by the Prince of Wales and designed by George Lennox Watson. She was a near sister ship to the Watson-designed Valkyrie II. Therefore, Britannia was launched on 20 April 1893, a week ahead of Valkyrie II . In addition, the fleet of first class cutters that was growing fast as others followed the royal lead.

 

Additional information

Weight 5.5 kg
Dimensions 81 × 23 × 88 cm