Schooners are a type of sailboat defined by the rigging. To a fast hull is added a sail that is also fast and with good ability to navigate to windward. They were popular for many purposes, such as transporting cargo or fishing, as well as being widely used by privateers.
The Harvey is a new edition of this classic 19th century American schooner. It is a reminiscent of the lines of the old coastal schooners of the 1860s in the United States that cannot be missing on your naval modeling collection. Our modelers friends have always asked for it to come back to our warehouses. The model is aimed at hobbyists with an intermediate level of skills to build this historic scale model. The modeler will be able to find in this new limited edition of the kit high quality parts such as precision laser-cut basswood plywood, brass and diecast photo-etched sheet with decorative parts, sails made of cotton -ready to be placed-, cotton threads and, as a bonus so that the model is perfectly exposed, a wooden exhibition base with a name metal plate prepared for LEDs (27590), for sale separately.With fine details on the deck and 8 cannons. For its assembly, it brings a DVD for computer -PC & MAC- with completely redesigned instructions : clarifying step-by-step photos.
Printed instructions are not included. You can also download the digital instructions for free on the button of this product sheet called'Instructions and Downloadable Contents'. The assembled model of the Harvey measures 26.77'' (680mm) length, 19.29'' (490mm) height and 9.84'' (250mm) width.