Ranger 1937

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J Class Ranger 1937, America's Cup Defender. Designed by William Starling Burgess.

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$1,495.00

The Ranger is a trully work of art.

Exclusive hand made construction, it has been built from the the best wood essences and innovative materials.

This model of Ranger 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 white topsides, gold cove stripe and dark red bottom paint.
Also comes with varnished bottom upon request.
Model comes with or without dacron 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.

Size60 cm L 78 cm Hgh
Year1937
Historic NoteWilliam Starling Burgess was 58 years old when Mike Vanderbilt asked him to join forces with the young rising star of American naval architecture, Olin Stephens, aged 28. Of a common agreement, the two men each made drawings, the models of which were test

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Ranger 1937

Ranger 1937

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.

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