Reliance 1903


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Reliance ( 1903 ) half hull wooden hand crafted. Designed by Nathanael Green Herreshoff.Order on line, worldwide delivery.

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Finely Handcrafted Nautical Models by Master Artisans.

Special packaging for safe delivery and easy unpacking.

Dedicated staff and expertise to build your own custom model.

Hand-crafted plank-on-frame wood hull with white topsides, black boot stripe . Varnished stained wood hull.

Hull size: 60cm.

Board size: 75cm X 20cm

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

During the construction of Reliance, only one man, who was no part of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, was authorized access to the yard. Every day he followed the construction and installation of each and every part of the boat. This man was Charlie Barr. A true professional, he wanted to know every detail of the boat that he was to race against Shamrock III.

With Reliance, Nathanael G. Herreshoff was to realize his biggest, fastest, most mechanical and ingenious defender. She was also a monster of innovations. The most incredible thing was that Captain Nat built Reliance from the first model he built, without a single rework. The state of the art.

The selection trials between Columbia and Constitution were a walkover for Reliance. Reliance’s victory over Shamrock III was such that Sir Thomas Lipton wrote, “They say I have magnificent boat. I do not want a magnificent boat. I want a boat that will lift the Cup… a Reliance !”

Trophies are individually handcrafted for YOUR sailing class !

None of the sailors will forget your regatta.Because these trophies will take pride of place in their homes. Each trophy will come with brass plate with your text, different size of plates are available.

We also build perpetual trophy with black brass plates ready to engraved.


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