The 19th century racing yacht, America, was given its name after the first international sailing trophy that it won - the Americas Cup. This schooner was designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox Stevens and a syndicate from the Yacht Club of New York. On Aug 22, 1851, the America won by over 20 minutes in the Royal Yacht Squadrons 53 mile regatta around the Isle of Wight, capturing the ''One Hundred Sovereign Cup.'' Spectating at the race, Queen Victoria asked an attendant who was second, and recieved the famous reply: ''There is no second, your Majesty.''
- Material: High quality wood and metal
- Is scratched built using plank on frame from cherry wood and coated with clear varnished
- Completed by skilful master craftsmen
- Built according to scale through original plans, pictures and drawings
- Model is rested on a painted wooden stand with 2 crafted poles sustaining it
- 'America 1851' is neatly glue to the stand to enhanced value and recognition, a metal plate embedded
- Detailed stitching, all rigging are matching colors, 1 metal stick in the navigation area, 1 wooden propeller, 1 long stripe around the hull of the yacht, and many more
- Pure wooden ornaments such as: 3 wooden stands, 3 wooden bunkers, 3 large masts with fabric sails
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