Originally privately built and launched as the Bethia, she was sold to the Royal Navy and was renamed Bounty when first commissioned. When she sailed out of Bristol in the winter of 1787, her commander William Bligh was 33 years old and together with Fletcher Christian was destined to become the two main characters in the famous mutiny on 28th. April 1789.
The kit includes laser cut frames for keel & bulkheads, and exotic wood strip for hull planking. Also included is the wooden deck planking, masts and spars, lost wax castings, and wooden fittings, etched brass detailing, cloth for the sails and flags. The instruction booklet is very detailed, taking you through every step of construction.
Scale 1:60, Length: 810mm.
Skill Level 3