Emirates Team New Zealand - Catamaran AC 50 - 2017 - desk model

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The Emirates Team New Zealand - Catamaran AC 50 - 2017 - desk model, winner of the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda.

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$495.00

Scale 1/64

9.25" L x 5.25" W x 16" H  ( or 23.5 cm L X 13.4 cm W X 41 cm H )

This AC 50 Catamaran high-end desk model made of resin, photo-etched parts, acrylic base, North Sails fabrics comes with support and a plexiglas cover 11.75 " L x 8" W x18 H (or 30 cm L x 20 cm W x 46 cm H)

Year2017
Scale1/64
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Emirates Team New Zealand - Catamaran AC 50 - 2017 - desk model

Emirates Team New Zealand - Catamaran AC 50 - 2017 - desk model

William Starling Burgess no doubt inherited his love of boats and sailing from his father as well as  his sharp analytical mind. He also acquired his precise and sensitive feeling for lines and forms from Nathanael Herreshoff, his “Uncle Nat”. But when the young Starling informed Herreshoff of his intention to become a naval architect, “the Wizard of Bristol” took umbrage.

When Mike Vanderbilt contacted him to build a new defender for the 1934 challenge, time was very short. No matter ! He started on the rough drafts of the plans at end of 1931 and Rainbow very nearly failed in the face of a faster challenger, Endeavour.

Starling Burgess came out of it quite well, Charles Nicholson even offering him the plans of his champion. His gesture was to prove quite unwise.

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