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Yacht Model - "Courageous" 12-Meter America's Cup Winner

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Yacht Model - "Courageous" 12-Meter America's Cup Winner
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"Courageous" was the third boat to win the America's Cup twice, in 1974 and 1977, after Columbia in 1899 and 1901, and Intrepid in 1967 and 1970. All three of these boats won for the New York Yacht Club and thus the United StatesCourageous was the first all aluminum-hulled 12-metre class yacht.

Courageous successfully defended the America's Cup for the USA in 1974 with Ted Hood at the helm. After the 1974 cup, Hood built a new boat which he thought was faster than Courageous, and sold Courageous to Ted Turner. Turner won the 1977 America's Cup defender trials in Courageous, beating Hood in the process, and then went on to successfully defend the America's Cup later that year

Courageous model measures 23 5/8" LOA x 35 3/64" H.    Imported.

Other available America's Cup yacht models include:  America 1851, Intrepid, Australia II, Ranger, Columbia, Shamrock, Endeavour, BMW Oracle 2007, Le Defi Francais 2000, Oracle Team USA 2013 (Catamaran), Team New Zealand 2003. 

About our Model Maker:

Our vendor employs highly skilled craftsmen who work only with the finest materials. Hundreds of hours go into making each model, from the original lofting of plans to the finishing touches. Hull construction is either hand laid-up resin or plank on bulkhead with a selection of precious wood. Deck details are reproduced with custom-made brass and chromed brass castings. Hand sanded hulls are finished with marine varnishes and polyurethane paint.

Their facility includes a department for custom models, 2 painting workshops, a professional wood workshop, a laser cutting department, a brass and resin casting section and also a chroming department. The company has its own engineering department working on the design of the custom models or the development of the new prototype for construction.

Call to inquire or order - (727) 394-8978.

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