Product Description & Reviews
The traditional game of Quoits is centuries old and may have developed from hunting quoits originally.Rope quoits developed on ships - sailors used quoits made from rope and either attached a stake to a wall or used an upstanding part of the ship (such as the belaying pin) as a target. Emigrants from England who naturally travelled by sea, took the game of rope quoits to the British colonies where it is still played today - especially in Australia. The game of Deck Quoits also became very popular on cruise ships in the 1920s and is still played today.A single stake and base will work fine but it's nicer not to have to walk backwards and forwards between each end and so you can also buy two quoits bases and have a stake at either end.The wooden quoits board is robustly constructed by a traditional English craftsman with a stake that can be unscrewed and removed for easy storage. The 6 quoits have a thin metal hoop which is hand-bound with natural rope and finished with different identifying colored twine. Our quoits game is based upon the original rope quoits game played on board ship in Victorian times. The rules give a genuine early nineteenth century version of the Deck Quoits. We also include a version of quoits based on the old original steel quoits - this is more fun and great for children and families!A superbly made game which is great for taking to the park or the beach. Good entertainment for parties or just for playing in your back garden...This game is for play indoors and outdoors but it is not weatherproof or showerproof (warranty may be void if game is exposed to damp or rain).Approx. dimensions: Base measures 9.4 inch square. Height 11.8 inch. Outer diameter of quoits 6.3 inch. Quoit weight4ozProduct Ref.: 00272W
Features & Highlights
- Classic game of rope quoits or Deck quoits as played on steam ships and dry land for centuries
- Sturdy solid wooden stake and base boards hand-made in England by a traditional English craftsman
- Rope quoits with a rigid steel core - superior to cheaper quoits allowing the full game to be played
- More fun and superior to children's multi-stake quoits games. Also available as a 1 stake set.
- Single stake quoits game played correctly is competitive and great fun for all ages
|Manufacturer:||Masters Traditional Games|
|Brand:||Masters Traditional Games|
|Publisher:||Masters Traditional Games|
|Studio:||Masters Traditional Games|
|Item Weight:||11.02 pounds|
|Item Size:||11.81 x 15.75 x 15.75 inches|
|Package Weight:||11.02 pounds|
|Package Size:||11.81 x 11.81 x 11.81 inches|
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