Amati Yacht Columbia 23" Wood/Resin Ship Model Kit

Item Number AM1700/81

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$122.95

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Description

Olin Stephens brought all is vast and sound experience in the design of the 1958 America’s Cup Defender. Columbia was built in the Nevins Yacht Yard under the supervision of Olin Stephens. This 12 metre yacht had a wooden hull and could sail at very high speed. The skipper Briggs Cunningham inevitably took Columbia to the victory, winning over all contenders.

Model Ship Kit includes pre-built resin hull, high quality wooden deck and planking, photo-etched metal and wooden fittings, cloth sails and construction plans.

Scale 1:35
Length 22.8″
Height 31.9″

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Historical Information

Olin Stephens applied his knowledge gained from the construction of the Ranger and the Vim into the design of the Defender for the 1958 America's Cup. The result was the "Columbia", an incredibly fast 12 meter wooden hull yacht. Under the hand of her skipper, Briggs Cunningham, she outclassed all of her rivals.