AMERICA Original America's Cup Winner Ship Model 1851 (33in)100% hand built from scratch using “plank on frame” construction method. Hundreds of hours are required to finish a model.
Completed models contain thousands of details created by our skillful master craftsmen.
Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood.
Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of our models.
Extensive research through original plans and pictures make our models authentic.
Each model goes through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.
Makes a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.
The 19th century racing yacht, America, was given its name after the first international sailing trophy that it won - the Americas Cup. This schooner was designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox Stevens and a syndicate from the Yacht Club of New York.
On Aug 22, 1851, the America won by over 20 minutes in the Royal Yacht Squadrons 53 mile regatta around the Isle of Wight, capturing the "One Hundred Sovereign Cup." Spectating at the race, Queen Victoria asked an attendant who was second, and recieved the famous reply: "There is no second, your Majesty."
Our America Yacht model is scratched built plank on frame from cherry wood and clear varnished. This model is completely hand built by skillful and creative master craftsmen; you will be amazed at how real it looks. The shines on the hull is truly beautiful.
Pure wooden ornaments such as: 3 wooden stands, 3 wooden bunkers, 3 large masts with fabric sails and detailed stitching, all rigging are matching colors, 1 metal stick in the navigation area, 1 wooden propeller, 1 long stripe around the hull of the yacht, and many more.
We absolutely use no plastic parts only high quality wood and metal. Our model was built according to scale through original plans, pictures and drawings. This beautiful model is rested on a painted wooden stand with 2 crafted poles sustaining it.
To enhanced value and recognition, a metal plate embedded with “America 1851” is neatly glue to the stand. The masts are fold flat down for easy shipping purposes. Semi-assembly are required.
L: 33 W: 5.5 H: 28 Inches