America Cup Racing Yacht Fully Assembled Model
The 19th-century racing yacht, America, was designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox Stevens. It was named after the first international sailing trophy it won, the America's Cup. America captured the 'One Hundred Sovereign Cup' by 20 minutes in 1851. Queen Victoria was reported to ask who was second, the famous answer being: "Ah, Your Majesty, there is no second". Our America yacht model comes fully assembled in cedar wood and clear varnish. It is scratched built using a plank on frame method according to scale through original plans. It features intricate handmade details such as three large sails with detailed stitching, two masts, front bowsprit, riggings, a metal nameplate embedded with “America 1851”, and much more.
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33"L x 5.5"W x 28"H
The 19th-century racing yacht, America, was given its name after the first international sailing trophy that it won - the America’s 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”. Queen Victoria, who was watching at the finish line, was reported to have asked who was second, the famous answer being: ''Ah, Your Majesty, there is no second.”