A display quality model of the Herreshoff designed catamaran John Gilpin
W. Hitchcock; circa 1998
the hulls are built up from the solid and painted with dark red bottoms and black topsides, each hull is fitted with an adjustable centerboard and the hulls are joined together with painted black cross stretchers at the bow and the stern. Fitted with an oval cockpit with planked sole, coaming and detailed with various controls for the jib and main sheets, halyards, tiller and other details. Rigged with a bow sprit, club footed jib, main mast with gaff rigged mainsail, and other rigging details. Displayed on four brass pins within a mahogany framed glass case with an inlay decorated base on a mahogany stand.
63½ x 42½ in. (161.3 x 106.7 cm.) cased on stand.