Amati Xebec Wooden Model Ship Kit 1753

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Xebec 1753 (HPS/1427)
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This is a very attractive and very detailed kit, and captures the lines of this type of vessel perfectly.

Amati Xebec Wooden Model

Features

  • Level = Beginner
  • Scale = 1:60
  • Length = 720mm
  • Plank on frame
  • Cast metal fittings
  • Laser cut parts

This famous vessel with lateen sails, was armed with 14 cannons of medium calibre and 6 culverins for action at close range.

The Xebec was also used for coastal defence. Oars made travelling possible even when no wind was present.

History

A famed lateen rigged vessel derived from the Xebec used by the Barbary coast pirates. Armed with 14 medium calibre cannons and 6 culverins for close-quarter combat, the Xebec was also used by the Spanish for coastal defence against Algerian pirates. Oars made navigation possible even in the doldrums.


Optional Extras

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