{"id":8079816325,"title":"Columbia Racing Yacht 1901 Model Boat - Ivory - Antique Finish","handle":"columbia-racing-yacht-1901-model-boat-ivory-antique-finish","description":"\u003cp\u003eA detailed and well presented display model of the Columbia . The Columbia played a major role in the evolution of racing yachts. She was pure racing machine, but also beautiful to behold.  \u003ci\u003eColumbia\u003c\/i\u003e was chosen to represent the New York Yacht Club in the America's Cup challenge race of 1899. Designed by Nathan Herreshoff, she played a major role in the evolution of racing yachts. The \u003ci\u003eColumbia\u003c\/i\u003e was much more than just a fast sloop; she was pure racing machine. She possessed a deep, heavy keel weighted with 90 tons of ballast to stabilize her hull, undercut to reduce her drag in the water. Her bow and stern sloped sharply upwards to gain water line length (and thus speed) when she was heeled over. She employed many weight-saving innovations in her hull structure. In 1899, she accepted the challenge of Sir Thomas Lipton who was determined to retake the cup for Britain. She took on the \u003ci\u003eShamrock\u003c\/i\u003e, a long, lean beauty with a fearsome reputation for speed. Under gale conditions, \u003ci\u003eColumbia\u003c\/i\u003e proved her mettle to win three straight races by huge margins. She repeated her victory against \u003ci\u003eShamrock II\u003c\/i\u003e in 1901. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis model, with its sleek look, makes a fascinating display piece on a mantel or wall shelf. Complete with mast, boom, gaff and bowsprit, cotton head and mainsail, and standing and running rigging. Plank on frame construction. Mounted on mahogany stained wood stand.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e(Ht: 46.5\", L: 45\", W: 9\")\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAntique finish, made to replicate the look of an antique pond yacht of the 1930's.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePre Assembled, Handcrafted Wood Model.\u003c\/strong\u003e Models are shipped with the sails unassembled. Step-by-step instructions are included. All rigging, lines and stays have brass hooks attached, which easily hook into eyelets on mast, boom, sprit or deck. \u003cb\u003eAssembly takes less than 15 minutes.\u003c\/b\u003e","published_at":"2017-06-04T21:21:53-07:00","created_at":"2017-06-04T21:21:53-07:00","vendor":"Authentic Models","type":"Nautical Decor","tags":["Assembled Boats","Authentic Models","Model Yacht","nautical decor"],"price":24500,"price_min":24500,"price_max":24500,"available":false,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":30804869061,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"AS076F","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Columbia Racing Yacht 1901 Model Boat - Ivory - Antique Finish","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":24500,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":"781934557173","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2070\/6535\/products\/seagifts_2270_9837170.jpg?v=1552212065"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2070\/6535\/products\/seagifts_2270_9837170.jpg?v=1552212065","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":1401100795959,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.937,"height":862,"width":808,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2070\/6535\/products\/seagifts_2270_9837170.jpg?v=1569294200"},"aspect_ratio":0.937,"height":862,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2070\/6535\/products\/seagifts_2270_9837170.jpg?v=1569294200","width":808}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003eA detailed and well presented display model of the Columbia . The Columbia played a major role in the evolution of racing yachts. She was pure racing machine, but also beautiful to behold.  \u003ci\u003eColumbia\u003c\/i\u003e was chosen to represent the New York Yacht Club in the America's Cup challenge race of 1899. Designed by Nathan Herreshoff, she played a major role in the evolution of racing yachts. The \u003ci\u003eColumbia\u003c\/i\u003e was much more than just a fast sloop; she was pure racing machine. She possessed a deep, heavy keel weighted with 90 tons of ballast to stabilize her hull, undercut to reduce her drag in the water. Her bow and stern sloped sharply upwards to gain water line length (and thus speed) when she was heeled over. She employed many weight-saving innovations in her hull structure. In 1899, she accepted the challenge of Sir Thomas Lipton who was determined to retake the cup for Britain. She took on the \u003ci\u003eShamrock\u003c\/i\u003e, a long, lean beauty with a fearsome reputation for speed. Under gale conditions, \u003ci\u003eColumbia\u003c\/i\u003e proved her mettle to win three straight races by huge margins. She repeated her victory against \u003ci\u003eShamrock II\u003c\/i\u003e in 1901. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis model, with its sleek look, makes a fascinating display piece on a mantel or wall shelf. Complete with mast, boom, gaff and bowsprit, cotton head and mainsail, and standing and running rigging. Plank on frame construction. Mounted on mahogany stained wood stand.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e(Ht: 46.5\", L: 45\", W: 9\")\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAntique finish, made to replicate the look of an antique pond yacht of the 1930's.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePre Assembled, Handcrafted Wood Model.\u003c\/strong\u003e Models are shipped with the sails unassembled. Step-by-step instructions are included. All rigging, lines and stays have brass hooks attached, which easily hook into eyelets on mast, boom, sprit or deck. \u003cb\u003eAssembly takes less than 15 minutes.\u003c\/b\u003e"}
Columbia Racing Yacht 1901 Model Boat - Ivory - Antique Finish

Columbia Racing Yacht 1901 Model Boat - Ivory - Antique Finish

$245.00

A detailed and well presented display model of the Columbia . The Columbia played a major role in the evolution of racing yachts. She was pure racing machine, but also beautiful to behold.  Columbia was chosen to represent the New York Yacht Club in the America's Cup challenge race of 1899. Designed by Nathan Herreshoff, she played a major role ...


More Info