Big Class Astra Rounding the Mark by Steven Dews


Big Class Astra Rounding the Mark


Steven Dews

Ref GL265 C
Type Fine Art Canvas Print
Limited Editions This Limited Edition Gouttelette Canvas has been printed with lightfast inks onto fine archival-quality cotton canvas, coated with acid-free priming for permanent artwork reproduction. Limited Edition Size: 50 Certified: Yes
Image Size 28" x 20" (71 x 50 cm)
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By 1932, the era of the 'Big Class' yachts was drawing to a close as the American 'J' Class rule was gradually introduced. Led by Astra, the leading yachts of the time reduced their canvas sizes to bring themselves also into line with the new American rules. This created a highly competitive 'Big Class' season's racing, from which this subject depicts Astra at Solent Fortnight.