Billing Boats (B609) America Racing Yacht – Model Boat & Fittings.
Billing Boats (B609) America Racing Yacht – Model Boat & 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, wooden hull, decks from wood, plastic and wooden parts to finish the model.
All fittings included (e.g. position lights, anchors, life-belt, etc.)
Length 560 mm.
Width 100 mm.
Height 450 mm.