Scale model of a rescue ship. Kit is a new release with new wooden hull 1:15 scale 52.36″H 50″L 12.99″W
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 sharp sterned design of the vessel has given it worldwide renown. Roughly 30 boats of this type were built, most of them at the Colin Archer shipyard at Tollerodden in Larvik.
Kit includes all new plank-on-bulkhead wooden hull , laser cut wooden strips, stern tube and shaft, rudder, fittings set, sails, rigging thread, plan and manual. Scale model of a rescue ship. Wooden hull 1:15 scale 52.36″H 50″L 12.99″W