This is the 1:50 Scale Endeavour Longboat from Latina
The H.M.S. Endeavour was launched in 1765 and was acquired three
years later by the British Admiralty and prepared for a three year
voyage under the command of the famous Captain James Cook.
Latina rates the difficulty level at one anchor,
recommended for beginning modelers.
FEATURES: Hand sewn and sized cloth sails
All-wood construction features African walnut, ramin, sapele, coral,
plywood and boxwood
Brass hardware such as eyebolts, deck lights, rings, and more
Three colors of thread, brown and raw (pale green) for different
INCLUDES: One Latina 1:50 scale Endeavour's Longboat kit with pre-sewn sails,
all fittings and rigging, all deck planking, hull, masts, bowsprit,
three rolls of rigging thread, flag, photo-illustrated instruction
sheet and plans
REQUIRES: Building tools, glue.
SPECS: Scale: 1:50 (1ft = 6/25")
Length: 16.53" (420mm)
Height: 10.6" (270mm)
Beam: 3.53" (90mm)
COMMENTS: Painting is not required, but a good choice for enamel model paint in
a large variety of colors would be the Humbrol line found under
vendor prefix ARXR.
Even though the manufacturer rates this kit as easy to build, this
model contains many pieces and much finish work is required.
Previous modeling experience is helpful.