America (MV26)

$248.00

The schooner America was designed by George Steers and built in William Brown’s shipyard in 1851. Its name is still the most Important and celebrated in the history of world yachting. America under Dick Brown’s command, pilot from New York, set out for England.

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The schooner America was designed by George Steers and built in William Brown’s shipyard in 1851. Its name is still the most Important and celebrated in the history of world yachting. America under Dick Brown’s command, pilot from New York, set out for England.

The 100 guinea cup, Become afterwards “America’s Cup”, still Gives it’s name to the most Important regatta in the world.

Kit sports pre-cut plywood keel and frames, and pre-shaped mahogany deck. Her hull is planked twice-once in limewood for strength, and again in walnut for a beautiful finish.

All fittings are ready to use.

Walnut deadeyes and blocks, brass nail, eyelets.

Length 31.1″ / Height 22.8″ / Scale 1:66.

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs