Endeavour Boat Model - Free Shipping
Endeavour 24" Wooden Ship Model Varnished Hull. The sloop is one of the finest examples available anywhere! Here is a rare sailboat model from the Americas cup series. All fittings are brass or wood and are of the finest quality! This Endeavour model comes assembled, just stand the mast.
Size: 24"L x 5"W x 30"T Inches
Each model ship is examined during various stages of manufacturing and shipping to ensure the highest quality and accuracy possible for your investment.
Construction: Months of research goes into the planning of these model boats. Original plans and pictures are used for their design and realism.
- All hardwoods are used:
Rosewood, Ebony, English Sycamore, Blackwood, Mahogany and Cherry wood
Metal: cannons, muskets, anchors and other tiny details chrome plate, brass plate and gold plate
Sails and rigging are made of linen
These fine models take hundreds of hours by skilled artisans to build.
The Endeavour was the most beautiful J-Class yacht ever built. She was the most impressive sailboat that Britain ever built to race in America's Cup series. The Endeavour had speed as well as beauty. Endeavour possessed many new sail designs including below-deck winches, improved spinnaker. Even with an amateur crew,she came closer to winning the Cup than any other challenger up t o that time. These developments found application to the huge racing yachts known as the J-class of boats which were designed to have a 75 to 87 foot water line. Nothing like them had ever been seen before; no yachts so awesome have been built since. represented the epitome of the racing yacht. They were designed to sacrifice simplicity for speed