HISTORY OF THE VIRGINIA SCHOONER: KNOW YOUR WOODEN SHIP MODEL
Discover Virginia, a wooden model of this American schooner. Built and launched in 1819, it carried out tasks of pursuit and interception as coastguard due to its speed.
In the early XIX Century, the United States began to build small boats rigged as ‘schooners’ obtaining highly maneuverable and elegant crafts. In what would be the seed of the subsequent US Coast Guard, they had the mission to enforce the new law on import and customs.
WHAT IS CONTAINED IN THE VIRGINIA SCHOONER KIT
Guided by our detailed step-by-step instructions you can complete your model of this legendary ship. Build your 1:41 scale model of the Virginia, an American Schooner of the early XIX Century. 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, sails are sewn, cotton threads, 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.
|Minimum age||14 years|
|Difficulty. Who is it for?||Recommended for initiated modelers and for anyone who wants a first contact with the work of rigging and sails.|
|Dimensions||Upon completion of the model it has 21.26” (540 mm long), 19.68” (500 mm) high and 4.72” (120 mm) wide.|
|Scale||The scale of the model is 1/41.|
|Educational value||Learn the first steps of the US Coast Guard.|
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