Billing Boats Cutty Sark
A tea clipper launched in 1869. Length 85.34 m, breadth 10,97 m, draught 6,4 m and displacement of 2,133 tons. The most famous of all tea clippers, the Cutty Sark is today preserved for posterity at a dry dock in Greenwich. Built to transport tea from China, she was designed by Hercules Linton, whose ambition it was to outstrip the Thermopylae, the fastest ship of the times.
This kit features: plank on frame construction, laser cut plywood keel and frame components, wooden superstructure and decks, hull and deck fittings in wood, brass and/or plastic, Mast and spars, rigging cord in various sizes and sail material. Includes Full size plan sheets and an instruction manual with English Text.
Billing Boats Level: Expert
Expert Range: The well-trained model builder will find many challenges and many hours of intensive occupation with these large and impressive models. These sets require lots of dexterity and a perfect technique. And you'll be on your own with a lot of the details in the models.
Billing Boat Paint Colours recommended for this model:
BCA007 Sea Blue
BCA012 Pale Grey
BCA017 Clear Poly Varnish