Our Atlantic Yacht 38" model is scratched built using plank on frame from cherry wood and coated with clear varnish. The shine on the hull is simply beautiful. Wooden ornaments such as life boats, wooden bunkers, main masts with fabric sails and detailed stitching, matching color riggings, metal anchors, metal propeller, many golden metal rings around the hull of the yacht, and much more.
We absolutely use no plastic parts, only high quality wood and metal. This model is completely hand built by skillful and creative master craftsmen; you will be amazed at how real it looks. Our Atlantic Yacht model was built according to scale through original plans, pictures and drawings.
The masts are folded flat down for shipping, instructions are provided for easy set up.
Some History About Atlantic:
The three-masted topsail schooner Atlantic was one of twelve vessels which competed for the 1905 Emperor's Cup, a prize put up by Germany�s Kaiser Wilhelm for a race between New York and the Lizard (the extreme tip of Cornwall). Atlantic won the cup by achieving a time of twelve days and four hours. In one 24-hour period she ran 348 nautical miles. She was taken up by the US Navy in both world wars and was eventually acquired by the US Coast Guard Academy. Although the Atlantic was built as a racing craft, she had a stateroom accommodation for seven people. Launched in 1903, she won the Kaiser's cup in a very exciting race by crossing the Atlantic in 12 days, 4 hours, 1 minute, 19 seconds...