Venetian cargo ship, 1750 450mm
The Polacca appeared on the Mediterranean Sea at the beginning of the XVIII entury and it was used either as escort ship or merchant or cargo. The venetian fleet on the Adriatic Sea employed the Polacca to protect the shipping routes of Venice from the Dalmatian, Greek and Turkish pirates.
This Amati kit boasts the the following features:
Precut wooden frame assembly.
Single planked hull construction in Walnut.
Planked Tanganyka decks.
Hull and deck fittings made from Brass, Walnut, Boxwood, and Beech.
Where appropriate, decorative detail is from cast metal
Ramin mast and yards
Various sizes of cord for standing and running rigging.
Walnut deadeyes and Walnut or Boxwood rigging blocks.
Multi language instruction manual.
Full sized profile and plan drawings with detail sheets to aid construction.