San Francisco II Period Ship Kit (HPS/22452)
Galleons appeared in the mid 16th century.
A superb warship. Its 3 decks, an abundance of equipment, its imposing and robust design, characteristic of galleons, make the San Francisco II a really magnificent ship.
The kit contains everything you need except tools, glue and paint.
Full set of plans and instructions included.
Size: Length 680mm, Height 520mm, Beam 140mm
Discover the San Francisco II, a wooden model kit of this stunning Spanish galleon. The galleons were the most powerful ships of their time and backbone of Spanish sea power during the XVI and XVII centuries. Guided by our detailed step by step instructions you can complete your model of this legendary ship.
The galleons appeared halfway through the XVI century, forming the core of the Spanish "Invincible Armada". For nearly 150 years they were the ships par excellence for its combination of high-capacity firepower transport, which made them ideal for long ocean voyages between Spain and the New World.
Build your 1/90 scale model of San Francisco II, a XVI century Spanish galleon. Its construction system using false keel and frames brings the assembly of your model closer to the construction of the actual ship. The model includes laser cut board pieces, hardwood, brass, die-cast and fabric. For the assembly you can follow our complete full-color step by step guide in 7 languages, accompanied by real-scale drawings of the ship.
This intermediate kit would be suitable for anyone who has previous model building experience.
All-wood construction features plywood and boxwood. Brass hardware, such as blocks, eyebolts, fore-sheet bars, pinrack, set of thread and much more are included.
The kid features hand-sewn main, top, stay and fore sails.
San Francisco II Spanish Galeon S.XVI kit. The most fearsome ships of the Spanish Armada were her galleons, sailing ships that first appeared in the middle of the 16th century and which were, for a hundred and fifty years, the warships par excellence.
The San Francisco II was one of the most outstanding of its age.