Exclusive hand made construction, it has been built from the the best wood essences and innovative materials.
This model of Defender combines the careful execution of every detail with the high quality of the materials and the craftsmanship.
Deck fittings are amazing and very detailed. Model has beige topsides, black cove stripe and dark blue bottom paint. Also comes with varnished bottom upon request .
Model comes with cotton sails and is ready to display.
It is mounted with brass pedestals on a high quality hardwood display base with a gold trim.
Felt lined underside will not scratch your furniture.
Plank on bulkhead construction, we only build small production batch of 10 units.
Size: 30" Long x 27' High
In 1894, William K. Vanderbilt came for the second time to see Nathanael Herreshoff to commission a new defender to race the America's Cup against Valkyrie III the next year. Vanderbilt was believing in Herreshoff's genious and gave ''carte blanche''