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Wooden Ranger Limited Model Sailboat 26"
NOT A MODEL SHIP KIT
Simply attach sails and Ranger Limited Model is ready for display
Be swept away by waves and wind upon America’sCup winner Ranger with these LimitedEdition model sailboats. With finely-crafted features and graceful lines adorning this entire high-quality yacht model, the Ranger is perfectly sized for a bedroom shelf, office desk or sunroom mantle.
26" High x 4" Wide x 20" Long (1:81 scale)
Accurate museum-quality yacht model of the real Ranger
Individual plank on frame construction of the hull using fine quality woods, with each plank and wood grain visible through the paint
High quality Craftsmanship and Details over 20” model, including:
Highest quality woods used in construction of hull and deck features
Increased number of details and items on deck, including deck cleats, window panes in deckhouses, brass rail along gunwale, rope coils on deck and more
Improved details and accuracy of all deck and hull components
Finely stitched cloth sails
Limited production run of these sailboats models
Significant research to guarantee accuracy of this model includes sources such as photos, historical plans and original artwork
Pre-assembled, simply attach the masts and display
Separate pre-assembled hull and sails ensure safe shipping and lower cost
Ready to display in less than five minutes
Insert mast in designated hole and clip brass rigging hooks as shown in illustrations
Sails and rigging already complete
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Formaldehyde, and Styrene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Chromium and Toluene, which are known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
The J-class yacht Ranger won the 1937 America's Cup, defeating 4-0 the Endeavour II of Britain, raced at Newport, Rhode Island. It would be the last time huge J-class yachts would race in the America's Cup.
Harold Stirling Vanderbilt funded construction of the Ranger, and it launched on May 11, 1937. It was designed by Starling Burgess and Olin Stephens, and constructed by Bath Iron Works. Stephens would credit Burgess with actually designing the Ranger, but the radical departure from conventional J-class design was more likely attributable to Stephens himself. Geerd Hendel, Burgess\'s chief draftsman also had a hand in drawing many of the plans.
Ranger was constructed according to the Universal Rule which determined how large various dimensions of racing yachts, such as sail area and length, could be. Often referred to as the super J, the Ranger received a rating of 76, the maximum allowed while still fitting within Universal Rule constraints.
Overall length: 135 ft
Length at water line: 87 ft
Beam (width): 21 ft
Draft: 15 ft
Displacement: 166 tons
This table compares some of Ranger\'s measurements with some of the other famous large America\'s Cup yachts: