Here’s a classic sailboat built around the same time as the Gracie S. and the Freda. This kit looks like it will make a beautiful model, and it looks like there’s a nice build log on someone’s build on the Nautical Research Guild’s MSW forum.
Just saw this beautifully done build of Artesania Latina’s Pen Duick kit built by Model Shipworld Member “Reci”.
Photo from The Nautical Research Guild’s MSW.
The Pen Duick is a cutter-rigged racing sailboat built in 1898 and still participates in races today. There’s a nice photo of the deck on the Wikipedia entry…
You can follow along on the build of this model on Model Shipworld here: https://modelshipworld.com/index.php?/topic/19179-pen-duick-by-reci-finished-artesania-latina-128/&
The build log is not long, but it’s full of photos showing some nice step-by-step detail of construction.
The kit is manufactured by Artesania Latina, which is a classic and relatively inexpensive brand, and generally easy to find. The kit is a 1/28-scale plank-on-bulkhead wooden model and measures just over 29″ long and about 24″ high.
Artesania Latina produces quality kits and many, like this, feature laser-cut wooden structural parts, quality woods, brass, and cast metal fittings, rigging line, sail…
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