America 1851 Yacht (BJ-K1050) Length 35″ / Scale 1/4″
The yacht that started the America’s Cup, After being launched in New York in 1851, the America crossed the Atlantic and challenged the entire fleet of England’s Royal Yacht Squadron.
She won, and was awarded a silver trophy that was to become known as the America’s Cup, the most cherished prize in the world of sailing.
This is a plank-on-frame kit, and for advanced modelers only.
The interior framework is meticulously detailed, and you can use your own imagination and omit some of the exterior planking to show this fine detail.
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