1/56 USS America – Revell

Racing Yacht America

  • Scale: 1:56
  • Length: 653 mm
  • Height: 530 mm
  • Parts: 175
  • Build time:75 hours

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The “America’s Cup” race, the defining event in world Yacht Racing, is named after this vessel. It was designed to take speed sailing to a new level. It famously defeated seven schooners of the Royal Yacht Squadron in a race and won the now famous “America Cup” for New York. Later, the Civil War would see “America” used first as a blockade runner and then as a blockade ship!

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