America Yacht was launched from New York in 1851 and sailed across the Atlantic to England. There she challenged the entire fleet of England’s Royal Yacht Squadron. After winning, America was awarded the silver trophy. This silver trophy was to become known as “America’s Cup” the most cherished prize in the sailing world.
This model boat kit for advanced builders. This kit will allow the modeler to satisfy his imagination and creativity to display the meticulously detailed interior framework of this plank on frame model.
BlueJacket Shipcrafters, Inc. has been in continuous operation for many years. The company was founded in 1905 by a U.S. Navy Department architect and head of the Navy’s model shop in Washington, DC. They are the oldest ship modeling company in the U.S. They specialize in the design and manufacture of wooden model kits and model ship fittings. All work is performed by their craftsmen and is not outsourced.
This is an advanced level model. The Length is 35”. The Scale is ¼”.