The front bowsprit and three masts are connected securely using advanced rigging and lines painstakingly knotted and fastened by hand. Each yard has an attached hand-stitched unfurled sails made of fine linen.
Metal ornaments, cannon, and wooden lifeboats are visible on this model. It comes with a stand and ready for display. The Santa María was built in Pontevedra, Galicia, in Spain's north-west region. About 117 feet (36 meters) long, the Santa María had a deck, three masts, and forecastle and stern castle and was armed with bombards that fired granite balls.
She performed well in the voyage but ran aground off Haiti on Dec. 25, 1492, and was lost. L: 29 W: 11.5 H: 26 Inches. Ready to display, not from any sort of kit. Made of finest exotic tropical wood.
Hundreds of hours were required to finish this model sailboat by skillful craftsmen and artisans. Individual wooden planks used in hull construction using plank on bulkhead method. Highly complex rigging with varied thread gauge, hundreds of blocks and deadeyes. Figurehead, cannons, anchors, bell, propeller and other fitting made from metal and/or brass.Solid wood base and brass name plate included. Missing and loose parts are not considered damaged or defected. We will send you extra parts with instruction. The actual items colors may vary from colors shown on your monitor.
Listing pictures were taken from prototypes. Item(s) in stock might slightly different from the listing pictures. There are no two models looks identical.Add a map to your own listings. The item "Santa Maria Christopher Columbus Flagship Tall Ship 29 Built Wood Model Boat" is in sale since Friday, June 24, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Sail-Powered". The seller is "apexgift" and is located in GA. This item can be shipped to United States.