The large, wooden Endeavour model ship is a beautiful representation of a historic craft. In 1934, British airplane magnate, Thomas Sopwith, used his expertise and knowledge of aviation to create the most sophisticated yacht. In its first year,this 130-foot J-class yacht, competed in the 1934 America's Cup. Although it was beaten out by the New York, Yacht Club's Rainbow, it is still a well-known craft in the history of yacht racing.
The Endeavour model shift stands proudly at 34" tall, 24" long and 4.5" wide. It weighs only 4 lbs. The twin clewed headsails are made of canvas and are true to the Endeavour's original design. The Endeavour has often been considered one of the world's most beautiful yachts. This stunning replica pays great tribute to that beauty and is the perfect addition to any room.
The wooden Endeavour model ship is beautifully created. The level of craftsmanship is not only an expression of great model ship building but also to the expertise that Thomas Sopwith put into the original Endeavour during its construction.