The Pinta together with the Nina and the Santa Maria, formed the fleet for the voyage of discovery led by Christopher Columbus. She was originally lateen rigged with one mast square rigged (caravela redonda) but was refitted just 10 days into the expedition leaving just the rear mast lateen rigged. A plank on frame construction, the kit contains:- Building plans with general details, English instructions, lost wax brass castings, walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord, sailcloth and silk flag. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.
The item "Mantua Models Pinta Caravel of Columbus Wooden Ship Kit 150 Scale" is in sale since Friday, November 17, 2017. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Model Kits\Models". The seller is "alwayshobbies" and is located in Raveningham, Norfolk. This item can be shipped worldwide.