Xebec.1753 720mm 1:60scale
This famous vessel with lateen sails derived from the Xebec used by the Barberian pirates. Armed with 14 cannons of medium caliber and 6 culverines for action at close range, the Xebec was also used for coastal defence from Spanish Navy to fight against pirates. Oars made traveling possible even in case of lull.
This Amati kit boasts the following features:
Pre-cut wooden frame assembly.
Planked hull construction in Walnut
Hull and deck fittings made from Brass, Walnut, Boxwood, and Beech.
Where appropriate, decorative detail is from cast metal
Cast metal cannons and carriages.
Ramin mast and yards
Various sizes of cord for standing and running rigging.
Walnut deadeyes and Walnut or Boxwood rigging blocks.
This kit does not come with English building instructions. However, the photographic step by step instructions are more than adequate, even for the relative beginner.
Full sized profile and plan drawings .