NordkapObject ID: 1997.004.0006
Fiberglass over Balsa Planking on Plywood Frame
101" long x 24" wide x 52" high
Estate of Dwight Brooks
Radio controlled model of a Norwegian North Sea Trawler. The model has 32 remote controlled functions through a custom built radio control. Details include over 200 handmade and 200 commercially available items. Nordkap is built using plank on frame construction with marine plywood keel and bulkheads and balsa planking with fiberglass in resin both inside and out. Featured in the May 1982 issue of "Scale Ship Modeler"
Nordkap is a North Sea Trawler built from plans at a scale of 1:8. Model construction was begun in November of 1980 and completed the following June after 1500 hours of bench time.