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Old Aug 13, 2011, 04:56 PM
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Tamiya Yamaha Round the World 1 Meter RC Yacht.

One of finest RC Yachts ever produced. It is a 1/20th scale replica of the full sized Yamaha that won the Whitbread Round the World race in 1994.

These boats have become extremely difficult to find. This particular boat was a gift to my late husband – he built the boat and treasured it, but sadly only got to use it once.

I know he would want someone to get it that would complete it, and be able to enjoy it as he would have.

I have posted some pictures of the boat that show it to be in excellent condition. To me it looks like everything is there with the exception of the decal kit. If I can find it, I will include it. I am told that Tamiya still has the decal set on their web site. Assembly instructions are included.

Currently the boat is disassembled for shipment – It will be packaged with great care to protect it.

It has a radio and servos that are included. The sail servo may not be the right one according to a friend that is very familiar with these particular boats. The radio is a 27mhz - it came with the boat when we got it.

I am asking $425 plus actual shipping cost – payment via Pay Pal buyer to pay Pay Pal Fee
Prefer local pick up but happy to ship. Destin, Florida

If you are interested, please contact me viciah@embarqmail.com
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Old Aug 13, 2011, 09:19 PM
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If you are not familar with this boat, here is a little more information for you. These boats were originally priced at $675.00

Basic Specifications
Scale: 1/20
Overall Length: 985mm
Overall Height: 1814mm
Overall Width: 264mm
One-piece molded and painted hull
Aluminum mast and booms
Detachable keel and rudder
Metal bow pulpit
With display/work stand

If you'd like to learn more about these great Yachts check out a recent "build" thread - go to this link:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...1463901&page=6

This looks like a terrific boat and worthy of consideration.

Boomer
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Old Aug 15, 2011, 06:50 AM
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Old Aug 15, 2011, 12:07 PM
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I just got mine in the water...sweet boat...someone is going to be very happy...get her while the gettings good guys....

Here's a pic from this weekend...
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Old Aug 15, 2011, 01:08 PM
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Here's few more photos of a Yamaha doing what comes naturally! Amazing boats!
Great picture Crash!
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Be sure to click on these photos, then click again, and one more time and you will expand these photos to their full size to get the full impact of the pictures.
Enjoy!
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Old Aug 15, 2011, 02:49 PM
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Thanks

Thanks Boomer1 for all the added info and pieces. They look amazing in action.
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