In November 1820, the sinking of the whaling ship Essex, along with the survival of part of her crew, thrilled and moved the US public. The year before she had set sail from Nantucket on a new whaling campaign that was scheduled to last two and a half years, sailing the South Pacific.
In 1845, under the command of Sir John A. Franklin, the ships Terror and Erebus set off on an expedition to navigate the famous Northwest Passage.
Boat of the Cantabrian Coast. Wooden and metal kit.
Wooden and metal kit. Fishing boat typical from the Biscay Gulf dedicated to the specialized fishing ( boulter, trolling, and string).
Galleon Veneto. 16th century armed vessel.
Dutch privateer ketch, 1750.
Laser cut board pieces, wood, brass and die-cast parts. Cotton sails, cut and sewn by hand. Detailed assembly instructions with colors images. Complete set of drawings in real model scale. The base and the plate with the name of the vessel are not
Wooden and metal kit. It is the biggest classic wooden ship for fishing in the Cantabric sea. Although it is regional nominated "Atunero" it is a polivalent ship, with many different ways of fishing gears.
Felucca Savlador del Mundo. Model made of iroko wood. Felucca of the 112 gun ship, Savador del Mundo. This felucca is rigged and spritsail, with awning in the stern to embark senior Spanish Navy officers. Only ships with three or more bridges had
This autentic Mississippi paddlewheel steamboat reminds us of Mark Twain´s most famous characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. They helped to shrink the vastness of America and as showboats the made that vastnetss a little less lonely. America
The Schooner Endeavour staked a claim on the America's Cup, winning the first two races. The third regatta was bound to be the most exciting. Fate played an unkind trick to Sir Thoms Sopwith, who failed and thus couldn't win the America's
RMS Titanic was a class passenger liner. The second of a trio of superliners, she and her sisters, RMS Olympic and HMHS Britannic, were designed to dominate the transatlantic travel business for the White Star Line. Built at the Harland and Wolff
Although built as a merchant ship, the Bounty was assigned to the Royal Navy, where she was used for exploration voyages. Armed with 4 cannons and 8 culverins, the Bounty became famous above all for the mutinity of her crew.
This famous vessel with lateen sails derived from the Xebec used by the Barberian pirates. Armed with 14 cannons of medium caliber and 6 culverines for action at close range, the Xebec was also used for coastal defence from Spanish Navy to fight
The Mayflower is very well known since the Pilgrim Fathers crossed the Ocean on this galeon. They arrived at Cape Cod Bay where they founded the city of New Plymouth in 1620. Kit includes precut keel, frames and decks; wooden strips for planking;
This wonderful kit contain everything you need to build the ship in a bottle you have always dreamed of. Precut wooden parts, brass photoetched decks, keel and decorated bulwarks. A beautiful glass bottle is included in each kit.
Typical vessel used during the reign of King Sahure, this Egyptian ship carried cedar and ebony from Lebanon to Egypt. Shipbuilders of that era did not use pegs (treenails) but relied on rope to keep their ships afloat. Keel, frames and deck were
These two wonderful kits contain everything you need to build the ship in a bottle you have always dreamed of. Precut wooden parts, brass photoetched decks, keel and decorated bulwarks. A beautiful glass bottle is included in each kit.
The Russian 20 gun brig Mercury was laid down in Sevastopol on January 28, 1819. She was designed as a patrol ship to guard the Northern Caucasus coast. Built of Crimean oak, with a shallow draught and equipped with oars, the Mercury was launched on