This elegant model yacht of America’s Cup winner Vigilant is the perfect highlight for a bedroom or beach house, office or meeting room while sailing from atop any mantle, shelf or table. Brightening any room with her presence, Vigilant model sailboats shine with the unbound freedom of the wind, graceful speed of the waves and winning spirit of their famous namesake in this Limited Editionmodel yacht.
32" L x 4" W x 35" H (1:49 scale)
Yacht Club: New York Yacht Club, New York, USA
Victorious defender of the eighth America's Cup (1893). Winner over Valkyrie II (GBR).
Owner: Syndicate led by C. Oliver Iselin, and formed by Edwin D. Morgan, Augustus Belmont, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Charles R. Flint, Chester W. Chapin, George R. Clark, Henry Astor Carey, Dr. Barton Hopkins, E.M. Fulton, Jr. and Adrian Iselin.
Length and sail area rule
Designer: Nathanael Greene Herreshoff
Builder: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Year of building: 1893
Launched: June 14th, 1893
Skipper: Nathanael Greene Herreshoff
Captain: William Hansen
Afterguard: Edward A. Willard, Herbert C. Leeds, Newberry Thorne, Woodbury Kane, W. Butler Duncan, Jr. and Captain Norman Terry.