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Old Nov 22, 2012, 06:19 PM
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Stockmaritime C Class


Came across this new German scale boat from another site that looks sweet. At 1598 FOB Hamberg, a bit expensive but quite nice.

http://www.stockmaritime.com/modellb...?modellbau/502

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http://www.stockmaritime.com/downloa...kat_09_eng.pdf
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Old Nov 23, 2012, 03:37 PM
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Very pretty, a classic gaff sloop, looks like America's cup racer of the early 1900's. For example, gaff-rigged Columbia defended in 1899 and 1901 against gaff-rigged Shamrock and Shamrock II. By the 1930's, the Marconi rig J class had replaced the beautiful gaff rigs,sigh.

Early Edison movie of the Columbia:
1899 America's Cup Columbia Winning Thomas Edison Co (1 min 36 sec)


More photos of the German model:
http://www.stockmaritime.com/modellb...?modellbau/542

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_%281899_yacht%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamrock_%28yacht%29
Old Nov 23, 2012, 06:17 PM
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These look very similar in layout to teh French Youpie gaff rigged rc yachts. very pretty
Old Nov 25, 2012, 07:26 PM
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Yes it does resemble the smaller Youpi, doesn't it?

http://voiliers-classiques-rc.voile-rc.net/


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