Nina was a classic caravel which had pure latten rigging, It had hanging sails at the middle point of the lateen yard and with shrouds hooked to ship’s broadside. It had no forecastle and it had a small quarter-deck. She carried Christopher Columbus and S. Mary’s captain in the first historical expedition. She then Took the next Atlantic passage with the Nina.
Mamoli’s mini kits feature solid hulls that are pre-carved and perfectly shaped. They are well detailed, with fine grained wood dowels for the masts and spars and individual planking strips for the decks. Scaled fittings include metal parts, cotton rigging and silk-sreened flags. One to one plans and simple instructions make these an easy 15 to 20 hour kit.
RECOMMENDED for ages 13 and up with adult supervison