These picturesque and beautiful ships resembled the galleys in terms of their raised quarter-decks, although they were much easier to work, a much appreciated characteristic in the naval battles of the period, where they were involved in numerous daring actions. The xebecs played a decisive role as auxiliaries to fleets on missions of exploration, discovery, lookout and mail; specifically during the Algerian landings and the second siege of Gibraltar.
Length: 33.9", Height: 24.8", Beam: 6.3"
Intermediate Level Kit
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Please note: The manufacturer of this wood kit is based in Spain.
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
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