Length: 34.25" (87 cm)
Width: 9.05" (23 cm)
Height: 24.01" (61 cm)
Experience the exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail of our large Cutty Sark model. The Cutty Sark model clipper ship has copper plated hull and a very detailed deck.
Handcrafted large wooden model ship of Cutty Sark 1869.
The Cutty Sark ship is supported by a solid stand.
- This model clipper ship has copper plated hull.
- A three-mast ship model with two-colour rigging.
Fully built large scale Cutty Sark model boat.
Not a kit.
- Dispatched from Bristol or Click & Collect.
Shipping cost to be confirmed.
The British tea clipper ships were a type of sailing vessel that were designed and built in the mid-19th century specifically for the transport of tea from China to Britain. They were known for their sleek, narrow hulls, tall masts, and large sail areas, which allowed them to achieve incredible speeds and make faster tea deliveries than their competitors.
The tea trade was highly competitive and lucrative, and tea clippers were designed to maximize speed and efficiency while carrying large cargoes of tea. Some of the most famous tea clippers include the Cutty Sark, the Thermopylae, and the Lightning. These ships were highly valued and fiercely competed over by tea merchants and ship owners.
Tea clippers were typically built from wood and featured a range of innovative design features, such as raked masts, streamlined hulls, and innovative rigging arrangements. They were crewed by skilled sailors and were able to sail long distances across oceans without refuelling or resupplying.
Today, many tea clippers have been preserved as museum ships or replicas, and they remain popular among sailing enthusiasts and historians alike. They are seen as an important part of British maritime heritage and represent a unique era of sailing history when speed, efficiency, and innovation were the keys to success in the tea trade.