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Aeronaut Hansajolle Sailing Yacht

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Approx: 239.93 / US$266.36 Tax Free

Aeronaut Hansjollie Sailing Yacht - Model Boat Kit
224 boats of the Hansajolle type were built at the Abeking & Rasmussen dockyard between 1948 and 1969, but this small centreboard boat was designed by Henry Rasmussen way back in the 1920's. After its introduction its versatility soon made it a very popular boat, and it was adopted by the DSV (German Sailing Association) as the basis for a one-design class. The boat is 5.85 m long, and was designed to be a small, safe cruising boat for inland and coastal waters. The cabin is small, but there is just enough space for two sleeping berths.

In 1958 the vessel could be bought for around DM 7000, and the type became famous when Rollo Gebhard sailed Hansajolle No. 79 (Solveig) as far as the Red Sea in 1960 / 61. The 160 kg of lead ballast and the small cabin confer a high level of stability and safety on the boat, and the Hansajolle remains an active competition class within the DSV. Our model kit, to a scale of 1 : 6.5, is designed for beginners as well as more advanced modellers, and is based very closely on the full-size vessel.

The model can be operated with or without radio control system to the builder's preference, although the kit is prepared for the installation of an RC system. The internal fittings consist of precision-cut plywood parts which are fitted and glued together inside the vacuum-moulded hull. The deck is supplied accurately pre-cut, with printed planking.

Kit contents:
Comprehensive staged building instructions, machine-trimmed vacuum-moulded plastic hull, sails, all wooden parts including deck, bulkheads, mast, cabin and rudder, plus all fittings and accessories.

Scale 1:6,5
Length 940mm
Width 260 mm
Weight 1400 g
Mast heiight mm 1050
Foresail area dm² 10
Mainsail area dm²] 25
Draught mm 170

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