The photograph features a 1:32 scale model of America, the famous schooner which won the 100 Guinea Cup in 1851 at Cows, Isle of Wight.
The photograph shows a 1:30 scale model of Volunteer, winner of the America’s Cup in 1887.
The photograph shows Australia II and Victory 83 in the final of the first Louis Vuitton Cup held at Newport Rhode Island. Australia II went on to win the Americas Cup in 1983.
1.40 Scale model of Wight Lightning, Britian’s America’s Cup Challenge 2003.
1.15 scale working model of ‘New Zealand’, America’s Cup winner 1995.
1.30 scale model built for Dennis Kozlowski who bought the yacht from Elizabeth Meyer.
1.72 scale model of ‘Ranger’ with John Bertola model maker on the left and Ben Cameron, the Captain.
1.72 scale model of Americas Cup ‘Valencia 2007’.
Image 2: Grant Dalton, centre, with John Bertola after winning the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series Final in February 2009 in Auckland, New Zealand.