Amati Coca Spanish Carrack 16" Wooden Ship Model Kit

Item Number AM570

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$111.95

Description

The carrack, or Spanish coca, is a type of ship built in the XV century and it was widely used as merchant ship. It generally featured two castles, one at stem and one at stern, in order to defend the load from pirate attacks. From the top placed on the long mast, sailors could easily monitor the sea. This ship had a unique appearance with its mast almost as long as the hull and with the round and large hold.
rThe caravel Santa Maria of Cristopher Columbus derives from this type of vessel.
rThe well known Coca of Matar? built as a votive offering, has been analyzed in the study of the evolution of the merchant Navy.
rThis model is not a toy.
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rScale: 1:60
rLength: 41 cm (16.2″)
rHeight: 42 cm (16.5″)
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rKit includes:
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rLaser-cut keel and frames
rDouble planking
rSail cloth
r16 pages full colour building instructions

Additional information

Historical Information

The carrack, or Spanish coca, is a type of ship built in the XV century. It was widely used as a merchant ship and generally featured two castles, one at the stern and one at the stem, in order to defend the load from pirate attaches, From the top of the long mast, sailors could easily monitor the sea. This ship had a unique appearance with it's mast almost as long as the hull and with the round and large hold. The caravel Santa Maria of Cristopher Columbus derives from this type of vessel. The well known Coca of Mataro built as a votive offering, has been analyzed in the study of the evolution of the merchant Navy.