Racing Sail Model Gaff Rigged Sloop Pen Duick

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High quality Racing SailBoat model with Dark Green hull.
Length: 26.50 x Width: 5" x Height: 30,70” in centimeters (67,30 x 12,70 x 78 cm).

"Pen Duick" was built in 1898 and proved very successful in regatta’s until the 1930’s. The actual boat this is modeled after measures 50 feet long and beam of 9.6 feet.

Pen Duick is the name most well known for a series of ocean racing yachts sailed by French yachtsman Eric Tabarly. Meaning coal tit (a bird species) in

Breton it was the name Tabarly’s father, Guy Tabarly, gave to the 1898 Fife gaff cutter he purchased, and that his son learned to sail. He thereafter used the name for a series of successful racing yachts through the ‘60s and ‘70s.

Sail models take us back to those beach and country park outings from our youth.

In our day and age, they represent a bygone era and are beloved as decor in beach cabins and homes.

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