Artesania Latina Bon Retour

$72.99

AL19007
Scale 1:25
Length 15.5″
Height 14.6″

SKU: AL19007 Category:

Description

Artesania Latina Bon Retour

HISTORY OF BON RETOUR: FRENCH FISHING BOAT FOR SCALLOP CATCHES

Captain your own adventure with the Bon Retour wooden model ship. This scallop fishing boat of Brittany, France was used until the 1980’s. Initially constructed in 1952 at the Tertu du Fret shipyards, this type of fishing vessel enjoyed a thirty-seven year carrer. In 1982 it passes into the hands of Guy Le Cornec who undertook its restoration.

Today the ship is managed by the association TUD AR MOR an association that has as its objective as the preservation of marine culture and history.

CONTENTS OF THE ARTESANIA LATINA BON RETOUR WOODEN SHIP MODELING KIT

Create your 1:25 scale model of the Bon Retour scallop fishing boat from Brest, France. Construction is done with false keel and frames much like the real ship. Once it is built, the Bon Retour model measures 15.55” (395mm) long, 14.60” (371mm) tall and 4.05” (103mm) wide.

The kit contains high precision laser-cut boars, hardwood planking, brass and cast metal parts and cotton sails that are pre-sewn. Also included in the kit is a wooden display base. The kit comes with full color step-by-step instructions in four languages on DVD (PC and MAC). The kit does not include printed instructions. You can also download the digital instructions for free from Artesania Latina’s website.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 12 × 4 in