The “Pinta” together with the Nina and the Santa Maria, formed the fleet for the voyage of discovery led by Christopher Columbus. She was originally lateen rigged with one mast square rigged (caravela redonda) but was refitted just 10 days into the expedition leaving just the rear mast lateen rigged.
A plank on frame construction, the kit contains:- Building plans with general details, English instructions, lost wax brass castings, walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord, sailcloth and silk flag. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.
Scale 1:50 Length 570mm
You may also require Super Glue (ref. AD45)
8151 - Bends metal or wood strip materials. Comes with 3 sets of jaws for square, curved or bent formation.
8150 - Bends strip materials over the roller faces. Great for internal bends. Different roller faces to enable you to choose the degree of bend required.
8155 - Cutting and parring tool. Also holds the keel section of the hull for easier handling during construction.