RS1 was built in 1893 for the Norwegian Society for Shipwreck Salvage at the Colin Archer shipyard in Rekkevig near Larvik, Norway. RS1 was later named Colin Archer after its designer and builder. The sharpsterned design of the vessel has given it world wide renown. Roughly 30 boats of this type were built, most of them at the Colin Archer shipyard at Tollerodden in Larvik.
Kit includes laser cut wooden hull and wooden strips, fittings set, sails, rigging thread, plans and manual. Wooden hull.
19.69" H, 18.70" L, 4.92" W
Intermediate Skill LevelFor new or limited experience wood modelers,
we strongly recommend the technique book
Ship Modeling Simplified.
Please note: The manufacturer of this wood kit is based in Denmark.
Although complete plans and instructions are included, the limited English instructions
provided require critical thinking and some modification as needed.
This is not a build by numbers kit, and is not for everyone. Additional technique books, and or
access to the advice of an experienced wood modeler or wood model club is
Required Items: (not included)
CA glue, Wood glue, Sanding paper, Hobby knife, Razor Saw, Ruler, Paint, Wood clamps.
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