Courageous 1974

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Courageous, 1974, half hull wooden hand crafted. Designed by Olin J. Stephens.Order on line, worldwide delivery.

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$295.00

Hand-crafted plank-on-frame wood hull with white hull, blue cove stripe and blue boot stripe.

Hull size: 60cm.

Board size: 75cm X 20cm

Year1974
Half Hull SizeMedium (75cm X 20cm)
Size75 cm L x 20 cm Hgh

We could have been forgiven for thinking for a moment that the impossible was possible, without really believing in it, but no: Intrepid was not chosen to defend the Cup in 1974. But the venerable old wooden Twelve very nearly beat the new aluminium Twelve Meter to defend the Cup for the third time in succession ! But there was no miracle.

Courageous, the  new Sparkman & Stephens aluminium Twelve finally beat Intrepid, the old S & S wooden Twelve, considered to be the fastest of her era.

Dave Pedrick was closely involved with the design of the new candidate. Courageous only took shape after numerous tank tests. The line of the boat were less radical than those of Intrepid or Valiant: Courageous seemed more conventional in her design and nearer the lineage of Vim or Columbia. In fact, the new boat was a splendid compromise, with her full, soft lines, and she was still quite light.

In 1974, Courageous easily beat the Australian challenger Southern Cross. This was Olin Stephens’ fifth success in the Cup since 1958.

We specially designed a Led Lighted System that burns cooler and more efficiently.

The LED has a brightness of 1860 Lumen with a warm white color (CCT of 3300 K *).

It is dimmable and works with 9~14.8 VDC.

The LED life time is 30,000 hours so you can keep your display lit for a long time.
This kit cannot be purchase separately.

The power supply is included.


*CCT (Correlated Color Temperature) expresses the color or shade of white light. It is the measure of the color appearance of the light emitted from a light source, measured in degrees kelvin (K). The CCT rating is a general 'warmth' or 'coolness' measure of its appearance. Wavelength is used to express a specific color of light other than whites. Wavelength is the portion of the visible spectrum that the human eye can detect, between 380 and 700 nanometers (nm). 3300 K is also called a warm white.

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