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Author Topic: Royal Yacht Brittania, the racing cutter, information and help required  (Read 1248 times)

terryyacht

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I have obtained a fibreglass hull of Britanna, J class yacht, made by Bob Underwood I am told.
It is about 160cm long and very good quality.
Scale seems to be about 1:30.
I have a set of sails to suit, gaff rig with 3 jibs and a topsail, the mainsail boom is very long, overhanging the deck
I have just finished planking the deck, which had been started by an other modeller.
I am working on the deckhouse at moment and I am looking for any information about the yacht, photos,drawings etc.
I have the drawings from marine modelling which are of a smaller model with a drop keel, mine has internal ballast.
I also have the book by Ian Dear Enterprise to Endeavor which has a few photos of the boat, but not many closeups
Any information would be appreciated.
Thanks
Terry
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Re: Royal Yacht Brittania, the racing cutter, information and help required
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2011, 11:52:41 AM »

A full size replica of Brittania was built a few years ago in Russia - owned by a Norwegian I believe. You might find some pics in Classic Boat etc?

Jon
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Re: Royal Yacht Brittania, the racing cutter, information and help required
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2011, 02:59:43 PM »

Some pics here that might help a little

http://www.modelships.de/Britannia/Model_of_Britannia.htm
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Re: Royal Yacht Brittania, the racing cutter, information and help required
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2011, 07:33:32 PM »

Thanks for link
There are some good photos on the site and I can incorporate some of the detail on my yacht.
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