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America, 1851. Schooner scale model by Abordage : a museum quality ship legend replica ! Designed by George Steers.
Size: 72cm L x 58 cm Hgh
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The America's model is a trully work of art.
Plank on bulkhead construction, we only build small production batch of 10 units.
Exclusive hand made construction, it has been built from the the best wood essences and innovative materials.
This model of America combines the careful execution of every detail with the high quality of the materials and the craftsmanship. Model has black topsides, red cove stripe and a varnished stained wood hull.
Model comes with cotton sails and is ready to display. It is mounted with brass pedestals on a high quality hardwood display base with a gold trim.
Felt lined underside will not scratch your furniture.
|Historic Note||At the beggining of 1851, Sir Henry Bulwer, British Ambassador to the United States, saw an incredible boat under construction at William Brown's. On his return to England, he mentioned her to his friends, and the Earl of Wilton, Commodore of the Royal Ya|
|Size||72cm L 58 cm Hgh|
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The Concordia yawl was designed in 1938 by naval architect C. Raymond Hunt with input from Llewellyn and Waldo Howland, Clinton Crane, Fenwick Williams and Frank Paine.
Earlier that year Llewellyn Howland's family's Colin Archer designed Norwegian pilot cutter, Escape, was destroyed by the Great Hurricane of 1938. Llewellyn commissioned the Concordia Company, which he had founded in 1926 and at the time run by his son Waldo, to design and build a replacement. Llewellyn wanted a sailboat that could be used for both cruising and racing and withstand the heavy wind and choppy waters of Buzzards Bay.
What was created was Concordia design number fourteen, a 39'10" yawl that would become one of the most successful yawls in history. There were 103 Concordias produced between 1938 and 1966, making the Concordia yawl class the largest class of large one-design wooden sailboats.The first four Concordias were produced in Massachusetts. Concordia commissioned the Abeking and Rasmussen shipyard in Lemwerder, Germany to build the last 99.
All 103 Concordias are still in existents today.