HISTORY OF BON RETOUR: FRENCH FISHING BOAT FOR SCALLOP CATCHES
Discover Bon Retour wooden model ship, scallop fishing boat of the coast of the French Brittany used for this activity until 1980. Built in 1952 at the Tertu du Fret shipyards, it was fishing for thirty-seven years. In 1982, it passes into the hands of Guy Le Cornec, who undertakes its restoration.
Today the ship is managed by the association TUD AR MOR, entity that has as its objective the preservation of the marine culture.
CONTENTS OF BON RETOUR WOODEN SHIP MODELING KIT
Build your 1:25 scale model ship of Bon Retour, scallop fishing boat from Brest. Its construction by means of false keel and frames assembles the assembly of your wooden model to the one of the real ship. Once it is built, the fishing boat model measures 15.55” (395mm) length, 14.60” (371mm) height and 4.05” (103mm) width.
Its wooden modeling kit contains high precision laser-cut board parts, hardwoods, brass, cast iron and cotton sails ready to be placed. As a gift, it brings a wooden exhibition base too. For the assembly, you will be able to follow our complete and full colour step-by-step guide in four languages on DVD -PC and MAC-. The kit does not include printed instructions. You can also download the digital instructions for free on the button on this product sheet called ‘Instructions and Downloadable Contents’.