Modeller’s Workshop MW133 J-Class 1933 Velsheda 1/16 scale laser-cut frame set, total length 95.6″!

Use of this Frank Crossley photograph of Velsheda in the Solent licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Velsheda was designed by Charles Ernest Nicholson and built by Camper and Nicholsons for William Lawrence Stephenson of the Royal Ulster Yacht Club. She did not compete in any America’s Cup challenges.

Some more specifications:

  • Year Built: 1933
  • Builder: Camper and Nicholsons
  • Designer: Charles Ernest Nicholsons
  • original owner: William Lawrence Stephenson/li>
  • Yacht Royal Ulster Yacht Club
  • LOA: 127 feet six inches
  • LWL: 83 feet
  • Beam: 21 feet six inches
  • Draught: 15 feet
  • Refitted: 1996
  • Yard: Southampton Yacht Services
  • Current Owner: Ronald de Waal

Velsheda is now racing in the Maxi circuit.

Our kit number MW133 comes with:

  • the laser-cut elements to build the hull
  • a laser-cut deck with correct openings for winches
  • laser-cut deck houses
  • a T-rail structure to ease alignment

Please note the kit does not include strip wood, ballast, spars, mast, rigging, or electronics.

For a blog entry on the construction of a J-Class model, please click here.

Our hulls are designed to allow you to add ballast where necessary and the depths of the keels are tweaked for better handling. This J-Class sailboat hull is deepened by approximately two inches below the scale depth. This is in concordance with the rules of the official J-Class R/C website which can be found here Currently, we have plenty of information about the construction of this model. We also have many pictures of models as well as pictures of the real boat. This material will be made available to you if you decide to build this wonderful model.

Thanks for looking!

The Modeller’s Workshop
Montreal, Canada

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