The Rainbow was designed by Starling Burgess, in order to defend the colours of the United States. The pilot was Mr. Harols S. Vanderbilt, who expressly wanted this yacht to challenge the strong contender Endeavour.
Kit includes high quality wooden deck and planking; metal and wooden fittings; cloth sail, plans and instructions.
Special woodworking tools included.
Scale 1:80 - Total Length 17.75", Height: 27.5"
Intermediate Skill Level
Please note: The manufacturer of this wood kit is based in Italy.
Although complete plans and instructions are included, the limited English instructions
provided require critical thinking and some modification as needed.
This is not a build by numbers kit, and is not for everyone. Additional technique books, and or
access to the advice of an experienced wood modeler or wood model club is
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