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Handcrafted, scratch built and ready made Endeavour J Class Yacht Model
Please note this model yacht is flat packed with instructions to assemble the masts and sails.
Did you know the builder of Endeavour J Class Yacht, Camper and Nicholson are said to be the world’s oldest marine company? And that they specialise at the upper end of the market? The company was founded in Gosport, Hampshire. Of the four J class yachts built by Camper and Nicholson, three raced in the famous America’s Cup. Shamrock V, with Sir Thomas Lipton as its founder is well known for being the first J class yacht that was designed by Charles Nicholson. The Endeavor J Class yacht is another one of the most famous creations by Camper and Nicholson.
Endeavour J Class Yacht: Rebuilding
In the year 1984, Endeavour was in a bad condition soElizabeth Meyer bought the yacht and dedicated five years to rebuilding it. She first ensured the hull should be seaworthy, as it was meant to be towed towards the Royal Huisman shipyard in Holland. There a new rig wasinstalled; thepower of the generator was increased, the mechanical systems were fixed and the interiors were properly constructed. On 22 1989 June after a span of 52 years Endeavour set sail again. In 2000 it was sold to L. Dennis Kozolowski for 15 million dollars. CassioAntunes, a Hawaiian resident bought it for 13milliondollars in 2006.
Endeavour J Class Yacht: A Closer Look at the Design
With classy wooden construction, this yacht is intricately detailed. Having sleek lines make it more efficient in functioning. This yacht has huge displacement capacity of 143 tons.
The replica of this model stretches to a length of 76cms, and is 18cms broad. It stands tall with a height of 104cms. If you are boat racing enthusiast or a model ship collector, this model would be a good one to add to your collection. We also offer a wide variety of ship models to choose from, including historic vessels, cruisers, modern ships and commercial vessels. All are hand-made to a high standard and delivered safely at reasonable prices.
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