MM 9   BRITANNIA
yachting

Sc. 1:177 L. 280 mm. H. 354 mm.

 

Britannia was built for king Edward VII. It is considered by the English the most important and representative racing yacht of that time. It’s difficult to conceive a drawing that makes its lines be considered old-fashioned. Britannia keeps an extraordinary record of victories.
MM 10   AMERIGO VESPUCCI
vascello
Sc. 1:350 L. 279 mm. H. 170 mm.

 

Amerigo Vespucci is the actual Naval Academy of Italian military navy. It was launched in 1931 in Castellammare di Stabia’s dockyards. The lieutenant-colonel Francesco Rotundi was the planner and he inspired for lines and proportions to 3 masts vessel of heroic age of sail, with a length 83 m, a mainmast of 55 m and a sail surface of 3100 square meter.

indice.gif (3828 bytes)avanti.GIF (3641 bytes)