Amerigo Vespucci a 3 mast fully rigged sailing ship takes its name from the famous Italian sailor and cartographer who also lent his name to the new world. Built 1930-31, Royal Shipyard (formerly), Castellamare di Stabia. and carried out many voyages before World War II. The period of the war was the only time the ship has not been active. The elegant, three-masted full rigger serves as the training vessel of the Italian Naval Academy.
This kit is an exact scale model of this famous school ship of the Italian Navy.
The kit features laser cut frames, keel, decks & all the wooden structures; double plank on frame hull construction in lime and walnut, wooden masts and spars, metal & wooden fittings, lost wax cast parts & turned brass photo-etched accessories, walnut and brass fittings, rigging cord and silk flags.
- Scale 1:84
- Length 1250mm
- Height: 738mm