Constellation was designed by Olin J. Stephens, who had already conceived other America's Cup winners such as the "J" Class Ranger (1937) and the Twelve Metre Class Columbia (1958). Constellation had a wooden hull and an overall windage of 1690 square metres.
R.N. Bavier, the skipper, lead to victory Constellation winning over Sovereign, the British contender.
Kit includes pre-built resin hull, high quality wooden deck, brass photo-etched metal and wooden fittings, cloth sails and construction plans.
Scale 1:35, Total length 22.8", Height 31.8"
Intermediate Skill Level.For new or limited experience wood modelers,
we strongly recommend the technique book
Ship Modeling Simplified.
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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