Model Ship Kits & Model Boat Kits

Wooden model ship building & model boat building is a rewarding and creative hobby. Whether you’re building a wooden ship model kit or model boat kit for the first time or you’re an experienced modeler, you’ll find a historic ship model kit here from the golden age of sailing ships that will bring you many hours of enjoyment. We have high quality wooden model ship kits & wooden model boat kits that everyone can afford. We have ranked the skill level difficulty for each model from 1 (beginner) to 5 (advanced).

We import our quality products directly from international wooden ship model kit and model boat kit manufacturers including: Amati, Corel, Dusek, Disar ModelsMamoli, Mantua, Modellers Shipyard, Occre, Turk Model, Vanguard Models and Victory Models. As specialists suppliers we are able to bring you the latest ship model products available.

All of our model ship kits for adults and children & model boat kits for adults come with all timbers, fittings, model plans and instructions to complete the model ship. Also all our ship model kits & boat model kits have two layers of planking (double planked) except where identified.

Our ship model range includes wooden model sailboat kits, navy ship models, scale model ships, sailing ship model kits, model steamships, tall ship building kits, scale model boat kits, large model ship kits, Man of War models, historical ships, and wooden yacht model kits.

Some of the most popular model ships are Cutty Sark, Viking Drakker, Mayflower, USS Constitution, Golden Hind, HMB Endeavour & HMS Victory.

All kits come with written building instructions, drawings and plans. European kits come with written building instructions in multiple languages. In some kits the translation of the written building instructions from the primary language to English may not be immediately apparent – however with some examination of the kit’s contents, reading the instructions in conjunction with the plans/drawings the modeler with be able to interpret the instructions.

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Beginner Wooden Ship Model Kit Starters Packs

Our beginner wooden model ship Starter Packs are aimed at introducing those wishing to step into the wonderful world of wooden model ship building as easy and straight forward as possible. 

Amati has been manufacturing ship model kits since the 1920s. They blend the principle of old world craftsmanship and modern design techniques. Amati ship model kits are faithful interpretations of the original vessel. All materials are of the finest available and plans and instructions are always excellent and easily followed. Amati has integrated computer design and the latest materials to produce high quality ship model kits.

Corel Model Ships

Corel have been manufacturing wooden model ship kits since 1971. Their historic ships are historically accurate and all ship model kits contain the highest quality parts, cast metal fittings and photo-etched brass parts, and the best available timbers. Wherever possible all parts are pre-cut and ready for assembly.

Disar Models

Disar Model create wooden ship model kits that reflect the rich maritime history of Spain. Disar Model has a team of model building professionals with over 20 years’ of experience in model ship design and building. Disar models are known for bringing to the market new and unique models which are faithful replicas of the original ship, based on available plans and documentation.

Dusek

Dusek ship model kits come complete with excellent English instructions and highly detailed drawings. Laser cut plywood, timber and all parts are fittings are of the highest quality. Dusek ship model kits are well presented and historically accurate.

Mamoli Models

Mamoli Model Ship Kits & Mamoli Model Boat Kits are concerned with historical accuracy and fidelity of scale. Mamoli wooden model ship kits offer a large variety of subject matter to please almost everyone. The materials used in their wooden model ship kits are always first class and the plans are highly detailed.

Mamoli Models

Mamoli Model Ship Kits & Mamoli Model Boat Kits are concerned with historical accuracy and fidelity of scale. Mamoli wooden model ship kits offer a large variety of subject matter to please almost everyone. The materials used in their wooden model ship kits are always first class and the plans are highly detailed.

Mantua Models

Mantua has built its reputation on large, elaborately detailed ship model kits. Their ship model kits use photo-etched brass, cast metal fittings, cast metal and machined turned brass fittings. The detail on Manuta boat model is exceptional.

Modellers Shipyard

Modellers Shipyard has been manufacturing ship model kits since 1986. They are the only manufacturer of wooden ship models in Australia. These historically accurate ship kits are faithful interpretations of the original vessels. Each model kit comes with highly detailed English building instructions with color photos which will assist you through the whole building process. 

Nordic Class Boats

Nordic Class Boats is a Swedish manufacturer of unique wooden model ship and boat kits based on existing ships from Scandinavian countries. Their kits have laser-cut wooden parts and quality parts and fittings.

Occre Model Ships

Occre ship model kits use high quality materials, made with precision and a great degree of detail. To ensure easy, enjoyable ship model kit assembly, all our ship model kits are accompanied by detailed instructions, subdivided into assembly stages with full colour photographs. All ship model kits include wooden parts and double planking to make the perfect hull.

Ship in a Bottle Model Kits

These wonderful ship in a bottle model kits contains everything you need to build the ship in a bottle you have always dreamed of. Pre-cut wooden parts, detailed fittings and a beautiful glass bottle are included in each ship in a bottle model kit.

Turk Models

Turk Models produces extremely well designed and detailed wooden ship model kits. All ship model kits have laser cut plywood, timber planking and highly detailed parts and fittings. The building instructions are in English and are well presented with detailed colour photos to assist the building process.

Vanguard Models

The Vanguard Models range of model ship kits are clearly the highest quality model ship kits currently on the market. They are for the discerning model ship builder wanting to build a quality model that is a “cut above” all the other brands.

Victory Models

Victory Models Ship Model Kits make extensive use of laser cutting for all the wood sheets. The fittings, parts and timbers are only the best available.  Victory Models are at the forefront of innovate ship model kit manufacturing producing some of the highest quality ship model kits available.

Model Yachts

We have a large range of Yacht model ship kits complete with English instructions and all fittings, making for great yacht model kits. If you are interested in building a ship model kit yacht make sure to have a look at our great range of kits. We offer model kit yachts to build that have featured at the Olympic games, sailed in Americas Cup and more. All yachts offer an elegant reminder of yesteryear.

Children's Wooden Model Ship Kits

Our Children’s Model Ship Kits come from Amati and Mamoli. They are suitable to be built by a child with the guidance of an adult. Each model kit comes with written instructions and plans that will need to be followed closely.

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