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Exclusive hand made construction, it has been built from the the best wood essences and innovative materials.
This model of Defender combines the careful execution of every detail with the high quality of the materials and the craftsmanship.
Deck fittings are amazing and very detailed. Model has beige topsides, black cove stripe and dark blue bottom paint. Also comes with varnished bottom upon request .
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.
Plank on bulkhead construction, we only build small production batch of 10 units.
|Size||76 cm L x 69 cm Hgh|
|Historic Note||In 1894, William K. Vanderbilt came for the second time to see Nathanael Herreshoff to commission a new defender to race the America's Cup against Valkyrie III the next year. Vanderbilt was believing in Herreshoff's genious and gave ''carte blanche'' to t|
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Lord Dunraven had no hesitation when he decided to issue his second challenge; he immediately turned to George Lennox Watson and gave him carte blanche to design his new challenger. Watson was determined to win. To achieve his objective, his inspiration came largely from ideas developed by the Americans: wide beam, full lines, composite construction.
Valkyrie III was built by the D. & W. Henderson & Co. yard at Partick on the Clyde. Her frames were in steel, with wooden planking. She was given a steel mast. Launched in May 1895, Valkyrie III had her ballast increased after her first trials against Britannia.