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Exclusive hand made construction, it has been built from the the best wood essences and innovative materials.
This model of Shamrock V combines the careful execution of every detail with the high quality of the materials and the craftsmanship.
Deck fittings are amazing and very detailed.
The model has been built according to the new Shamrock V after its refit in England.
Model has green topsides, gold cove stripe, white boot stripe and charcoal 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.
|Historic Note||Nicholson built Shamrock V in 1930. Yet again, he was unable to equal the Americans. Although this time they did not have eight years experience with the new International Rule, they were out in force; for the 1930 challenge they built 4 J Class. Charles|
|Size||60 cm L x 90 cm Hgh|
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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.