Model Shipways Bluenose Canadian Schooner Model Kit 1:64 Scale. Build a Museum Quality Replica with this Exquisite Plank-on-Bulkhead Kit! ##xA0;was built in Nova Scotia in 1921 to fish the rough waters off the coast of Newfoundland. A salt banker type, she stayed out until her holds were full, using salt to preserve the catch.
##xA0;was lost on a reef near Haiti in 1946, but an exact replica was launched in 1963. Model Shipways' kit is the most authentic representation of any#xA0. And now, thanks to newly drawn plans and revised instruction book by Ben Lankford, it's ever more accurate and easier to build. Plank-on-bulkhead construction uses laser cut basswood parts for a perfect fit.Flexible basswood strips are supplied for planking the hull. Fittings are true to the originals, and include wooden blocks and deadeyes, Brass ring and eyebolts, plus Britannia metal bilge pump, fife rail and anchors. Three diameters of rigging line and cotton sailcloth ensure an impressive model. Display base with brass pedestals not included.
Length 32" / Height 26-1/2" / Scale 3/16 = 1 ft (1:64). The name "bluenose" originated as a nick-name for Nova Scotians. Designed by William Rou##xE9; and built by Smith and Rhuland, #xA0.After a season fishing on the Grand Banks, #xA0. ##xA0;(out of Gloucester, Massachusetts), returning the trophy to Nova Scotia.
During the next 17 years of racing, no challenger, American or Canadian, could wrest the trophy from her. Fishing schooners became obsolete after World War II, and despite efforts to keep her in Nova Scotia, the undefeated#xA0.She foundered on a Haitian reef on January 28, 1946. ##xA0;and her captain, Angus Walters, were inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1955. Her daughter, Bluenose II, was launched at Lunenburg on July 24, 1963, built to original plans by many of the same workers. During the summer she visits ports all around Nova Scotia and the world.
Bluenose II does not race. Bluenose II, like her mother, had the largest working mainsail in the world, measuring 386 m2 (4,155 ft2); she has a total sail area of 1036 m2 (11,150 ft2).
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