The Endeavour was the most impressive British sailboat to ever race in the America's Cup World Series. Built for speed as well as beauty, the Endeavour was created in 1934 by Thomas Sopwith, the undisputed leader of the British aircraft industry. A magnificent model to be displayed in any home or office. Master craftsmen handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch using historical photographs, drawings and original plan. They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. Each model takes hundreds of hours to finish and must o through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. The Endeavour model features beautiful hand stitched sails that extends all the way to the mast head. The deck is made out of wood planks that are carefully pieced symmetrically for a beautiful finish. An elongated boom flows from the mast to the stern. There is a wooden cabin located in the middle of the deck. The detailed stitched sail and intricate rigging complete the definition of a true sailing boat. The model is secured tightly on a solid wood base with a brass nameplate. The mast and sails are folded down for easy shipping. It'll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast, or passionate collector.