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Understanding antique ships and their life is how to know about the history of their era. With the deep love to legend ships, and the passion to models building that is also her family’s handicraft tradition, Ms. Ha Tran, the shop owner, has researched about their structure, characteristics as well as their history to imitate the model ships.

Among a range of souvenirs shops selling diverse products of lanterns, sandals, pottery,… in the ancient town, Hoi An Craftships is seen as a highlight through the uniqueness of products made by skillful hands of craftsmen.
 

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Columbia Yacht (Green-White)

Columbia Yacht (Green-White)
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Product nameColumbia Yacht (Green-White)
CategoryModel Yachts
CodeSB011
Specification58L x 10W x 67H (cm)
23L x 4W x 26H (inch)
PricePlease contact us for best price

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 COLUMBIA YACHT
The 19th Century


Columbia was an American racing yacht designed by Nathanael Herreshoff and built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company for owners J. Pierpont Morgan and Edwin Dennison Morgan of the New York Yacht Club in 1899. She had a nickel steel frame, a tobin bronze hull, and a steel mast.


She was the defender of the tenth America s Cup race that same year against British challenger Shamrock, as well as the defender of the eleventh America s Cup race and again under the command of Charlie Barr, won all three races against Shamrock II in 1901. She was the first vessel to win the trophy twice in a row.


Columbia was cut up for scrap in 1913 at City Island.


 

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Highlights about this Columbia model yacht:

 

·        This model ship is entirely handmade by skilled and experienced craftsmen, using the plank on frame construction method

·        No kits are use

·        Meticulously sewn sails, keep sails from wrinkle

·        Use high-quality wood such as rosewood, ebony, black wood, mahogany wood.... all will go through processing step pre-construction.

·        The Columbia model Yacht is built on scale by the original plan, then drawn up  and painted by actual photographs to ensure the best accuracy.

 

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