An ocean-going tug built in the 1960s, Ulises provided aid to many ships disabled on the high seas. Even though she was designed to be a working vessel, a combination of strong steel for the hull and warm wood for the deck and crew areas, made Ulises as beautiful as she was functional.
Built from the mid 1600s to the mid 1800's, Xebecs were used as merchantmen and warships. Displacing 250 tons, they usually carried 24 guns and up to 350 sailors. They were the fastest and most agile vessels of the Mediterranean, easily outrunning larger, slower ships.
New kit from OcCre of Spain reproduces an 18th century paddle-wheeler in authentic detail. It is the only riverboat kit that includes accurately scaled furnishings for cabins and salons. You'll get benches, beds, chairs ' even gaming tables and a piano.
OcCre's reproduction of this 18th century Spanish bomb vessel is one of the finest we've seen. The kit combines historical accuracy with high quality components and exacting detail.Plank-on-frame construction uses pre-cut wooden parts and double planking in flexible limewood and dark walnut