POLACCA – Venetian Cargo Ship 1750

POLACCA – Venetian Cargo Ship 1750

$244

Skill Level

Scale

1 to 50

Length

18" (450mm)

Height

13" (330mm)

Manufacturer

Amati

SKU

AM1407

Polacca Model Ship Kit Venetian Cargo Ship – Amati (1407)

The Polacca Venetian Cargo 1750 Model ship Kit is a faithful interpretations of the original vessel. All materials are of the finest available and plans and instructions are always excellent and easily followed. Amati Ship Models has integrated computer design and the latest materials to produce high quality ship model kits.

History of the Polacca Venetian Cargo Ship 1750

The POLACCA – Venetian Cargo Ship appeared during the first years of the 18th Century, in the area of the Mediterranean Sea, the Polacca can be considered as a development of the Xebec.

The characteristic element of this type of vessel was the structure of masts and fitments of rigging. Its tonnage was not more than 500 tonnes. It was a light sailing vessel that can attain a good speed in light winds, and was also highly maneuverable under oars. For its characteristics it was employed by the Venetian Navy to operate along the irregular Adriatic Sea coasts, against the Dalmatians pirates, to protect the trading of Venice.

 

Skill Level

Scale

1 to 50

Length

18" (450mm)

Height

13" (330mm)

Manufacturer

Amati

SKU

AM1407

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