Billing Boats B609 America Racing Schooner, Model Boat Kit, Fittings
Billing Boats B609 America Racing Schooner, Model Boat Kit, Fittings is a scale model schooner. 1851 – Answering a challenge from the Royal Yacht Squadron, the schooner America enters the Hundred Guinea Cup race, a 53-mile race around the Isle of Wight. It easily defeats the 14 British ships and is awarded the Hundred Guinea Cup. On August 25, Queen Victoria herself visits the ship. America returns home and presents the New York Yacht Club with its prize, which is renamed America’s Cup.
Plan with detailed building instructions German, English, French, Danish, Italian and Dutch, planked wood hull, decks from wood, plastic and wooden parts to finish the model, stern tubes with shafts and propellers.
All fittings included (e.g. position lights, anchors, life-belt, etc.)
- Length 560 mm.
- Width 100 mm.
- Height 450 mm.
- Scale 1:72.
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