Some fabulous spar dimensions coming out to air at The Reliance Project – to build a one-sixth scale museum-quality fully rigged model of the 1903 America’s Cup winner at the The Herreshoff Museum at Bristol, Rhode Island, USA.
After the scare of the G.L. Watson designed Shamrock II challenge, Reliance’s designer Nathanael Herreshoff was taking no chances:
Boom 115′ long with max diameter of 21″ …
Spinnaker boom 83′ 4″ with max diameter of 12 9/16″ …
Read more at the project blog.
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