Speel-Jaght Dutch Pleasure Boat – Kolderstock Wooden Ship Kit
About the Speel-Jaght: At the end of 1622, the first marina was opened in Amsterdam, so the owners of pleasure yachts ‘would have a secure place to lay their yachts in an adequate way’. By now, the prosperity of the low countries had grown to such an extent that the richer class could afford yachts just for the pleasure of sailing.
Kolderstok’s Speel-Jaght model is in scale 1:50 and consists of laser-cut frames, walnut planks and various other laser-cut parts. The building instructions in Dutch, English and German, are based on photos. The model includes a sail kit (cutting and stitching required) and a stand.
Difficulty is 1 on a scale of 4.
Dimensions of Boat Model
Length: 11″ (280mm)
Width: 2.75″ (70mm)
Height: 12.2″ (310mm)