Amati Whale Boat Kit
A great entry level to the world or model boat building
- Scale 1:16
- Length 550mm
- Level: Intermediate
- Museum quality
Traditional clinker-built whaleboat launch, used in New Bedford up to 1860. Sturdy and light, with similar bow and stern, the whaleboat launch carried a crew of six and a wide range of accessories for hunting and navigation. A whaleboat launch could be dragged by a harpooned whale for many miles before the whale tired, and sometimes it would take days to sail back to the mothership, so the launch was always well-stocked with drinking water, food and tobacco, along with mast, sails and compass.
The kit has been carefully engineered to give hours of modelling enjoyment.
It includes pre-cut keel and frames; internal planking in hardwood strips; pre-cut external planking; all accessories in wood, metal and resin, mast; instructions and construction plans.
Please Note: Base board and brass pedestals are not included.
Model Makers Glue Pack
- Deluxe Materials Speed Bond 112g
- Deluxe Materials Roket Max Thick Cyano (Super glue)
Hobbies Planking Tool Set
- Plank Bending Tool with Blade
- 2 x 50mm Nylon Grip Clamps
- 2 x 75mm Nylon Grip Clamps
- Pen Grip Pin Pusher
- 7.5mm Brass Pins for Pin Pusher (Pack of 100)
Rigging Tool Set
- Amati Rigging tools
- Micro snips
- Amati Loom-a-line
Starter Paint Pack Includes
4 x 17ml Vallejo model paints. Vallejo paints are supplied in plastic bottles of 17ml with an eyedropper device which keeps paint from drying and prevents spills. The model color range has been specifically developed for adherence on difficult surfaces such as metal and plastic, but the product is not toxic, not flammable, and does not give off noxious fumes. The paint packs offered are only our suggestion and may not match directly with the instructions found within the kit.