Flavio Faloci’s Presto Footy is a gaff-sloop with solid wood hull made of balsa for easy carving/shaping and light weight. The model does comply with the Footy Class rules even though she’s longer than a foot.
Presto fits in the 12″ x 6″ box on the diagonal.
Kit inlcudes all parts (except radio control*), sail cloth, rigging, keel bulb, as well as full-sized plans (item #490-009), and the book, How to Build the Footy Model Presto (item #325-151).
Hull Length: approx. 12 1/2″
LOA: 20" xx Beam: 4″
Height: approx. 35″
Is this considered a model for beginners? No, not really.
* suggest receiver: HiTec HFS-05 MS; Sail Servo: HiTec HS-225 MG; Rudder Servo: HiTec HS-SS. These are available from several suppliers, including towerhobbies.com
The WoodenBoat Store
Post Office Box 78
Brooklin, Maine 04616 USA