This beautiful richly detailed, wooden assembled display model of an AMERICAS CUP RACING YACHT with cream hull it is simply stunning and will make a great gift.
This ALL-WOOD MODEL yacht is designed in the style of the great J-class racing yachts of the 1930s, with cotton sails., constructed entirely of wood, and painted in a high gloss finish, whilst on deck there are DELIGHTFUL DETAILS SUCH AS ADJUSTABLE RIGGING BLOCKS, SEWN COTTON SAILS, RAISED GUNWALES AND BRASS FITTINGS. Please note that this model is for display purposes only and is not a pond yacht.
Measuring 25cm Length and with a height of 35cm | Length 10 inches and with a height of 14 inches this model will look FANTASTIC DISPLAYED ON THE SUPPLIED WOODEN PLINTH a perfect gift for seasoned sailors and landlubbers alike
The yacht is supplied part assembled with just the mast and rigging to be completed, there are some basic instructions included however the rigging is straightforward and seeing this display model come alive is for many people part of the attraction.
In 1929 Sir Thomas Lipton, owner of Liptons famous for their import of Lipton Tea from India, issued his fifth challenge to the Americans for the Americas Cup. He commissioned the build of the first J Class Yacht which signified the start of a new era in design evolution and racing.