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Build the redesigned scale model 1/50 in wood of the Marie Jeanne from 2022, the precious and traditional French tuna boat. Guided by our renewed and highly detailed step-by-step multimedia instructions on DVD format for computers, modelers can now precisely assemble their replica of this marvelous Gallic fishing boat. No printed instructions are included. This renewed wooden naval modeling kit is aimed at those who have an intermediate level of basic knowledge of tools and materials, as well as those who want a first contact with rigging tasks.
The new wooden model ship of the tuna boat Marie Jeanne has high quality parts for assembly, they fit perfectly: pre-cut board by high precision laser, noble woods, photo-etched parts, brass and die-cast, plus hand-sewn cotton sails ready to be placed. As a gift bonus, this naval modeling kit includes a wooden exhibition base with a metal name plate so that the faithful miniature replica is perfectly exposed once assembled. The modeler can enjoy a much more enjoyable and easy assembly experience with this new scale model. Once assembled, the Marie Jeanne wooden model measures 22.24'' (565 mm) length, 4.52'' (115 mm) width and 19.48'' (495 mm) height.
HISTORY OF THE FRENCH FISHING BOAT MARIE JEANNE
Discover the Marie Jeanne, model in wood of this French tuna boat. Dedicated to fishing for tuna from June to October, this fishing vessel reached the coast of Mauritania in trips of up to two months, since the tunas are usually far from the coast.
Leaving the French port of Concarneau the Marie Jeanne sailed between 1900 and 1950. Fishing for tuna requires strong and fairly fast boats. In the beginning ships built for other purposes, generally too heavy, were dedicated to these tasks. At the end of the 19th century, new types of fishing boats were developed, small and with large sails. Advances and the trend towards motor propulsion contributed to the demise of these elegant fishing boats with multi-colored sails.
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