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We offer an extensive range of wooden ship model kits which include instructions needed to complete a beautiful model ship.  We also sell tools, ship model fittings, paints, book, and accessories. But, there's more! Check out lines of replica swords from Marto of Spain, beautiful Mermaid and Pirate prints, replica cannons, scale model figures, architectural model kits, and more! These magnificent tall ship model kits include detailed instructions and some of the kits include full scale rigging diagrams. 

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AVAILABLE NOW!!! SLEEPING CAR of the 1929 ORIENT EXPRESS - SUPER DETAILED KIT

Amati has been working hard to prepare this new and unique multimedia kit of sleeping car of the famous Orient Express. This is a unique, amazingly detailed, 1/32-scale kit that will allow you to build a model that will truly stand out among your collection. This is a model you will want to proudly display. It is so exquisitely detailed, you're going to want to decorate a room just to match it!

These kits are on their way and we expect to have them in stock in another week or so.

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SLEEPING CAR of the 1929 ORIENT EXPRESS

NEW KIT FROM TURK MODEL!

Our newest wooden ship model kits comes from Turk Model, the Bosphorus ferry, Pasabahçe.

This is a beautifully designed laser-cut kit in 1/87 scale that measures over 33" long. What's more, it includes LED lighting! Stock is limited, so get yours while they last!

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JUST IN: READY TO RUN RC BOATS - COMPLETE

Sometimes, you just want to play with your boats rather than build them. Or maybe you want to operate a boat without risking all your hard work. For those times, Ages of Sail is now carrying a fun and inexpensive line of RC boats that come ready to run, even including controller.

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NEW! ROBOTICS KITS (STEM)

Looking for something a bit more high tech for yourself or the model builder in your family? Check out these neat hi-tech projects that are easy to construct and fun to play with!

We now stock a small range of these kits from the complex robotic arm to the entertaining "Moody Useless Machine". There's even a remote-controled 4-legged robot!

These are as entertaining as they are educational to build AND operate!

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Robotic Arm

HMS TERROR - NEW KIT FROM OCCRE

HMS Terror was an Arctic exploration ship that was one of two ships of the ill-fated Franklin Expedition to search for the Northwest Passage, the Erebus being the other. The ship and crew are recently the subjects of a new television series on AMC, "The Terror". Now, you can build your own HMS Terror with this newly released, detailed, 1/60-scale wooden kit from Occre of Spain. And, at a very affordable price!

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AIRPLANE KITS FROM GUILLOWS

Need to take a break from your ship model project? Build a real flying model airplane!

We now stock 19 different kits from Guillows. These classic balsa kits are mostly designed for either engine power or rubber band free flight or U-Control, but they also make beautiful display models too.

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Guillows Lightning

SAVE BIG ON DELUXE GOLDEN HIND COMBO

We created a special DELUXE ship model combination set, centering on the new Golden Hind wooden ship model kit from OcCre of Spain. This deluxe combo include a full range of tools, ship modeling book, glues, paints, all at a big savings of more than $70!

This set comes pre-packaged and makes a great gift. Supplies are limited.

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OcCre Golden Hind Deluxe Combo Set

MORE CONSTRUCTO KITS JUST ADDED

We just listed five more kits from Constructo of Spain. This has become one of our most popular lines of ship model kits. The Constructo line includes ship model kits for all skill levels. 

Don't have much time? The 8-hour series offers kits with pre-molded, pre-painted styrene plastic hulls and pre-printed deck sheets. A true weekender!

Looking to build a beautiful plank-on-bulkhead kit of a popular subject, like HMS Bounty, USS Constitution, HMS Prince and others? Check out listings of available kits.

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USS Constitution

FREE AMATI PARTS REPLACEMENT

As the North American distributor for Amati Model, we are able to provide our customers with replacement parts should you break or lose a part from your Amati model kit, including their line of Victory Model kits. This applies to any Amati model kit you purchased from us or one of the retailers we supply. When you contact us, be sure to indicate the specific model kit, a description of the missing or broken part (a photo or scan from the plans or instructions is helpful), and the purchase date and retailer name.

AMATI Models

Ages of Sail is proud to announce the opening of a new online store dedicated to the newest line of hobby tools from England, ModelCraft Tools. We've been carrying some of these tools on our website, but now have a specialized site carrying the full range of ModelCraft Tools.

Check them out at: http://modelcrafttoolsusa.com 

   
   Model Craft Tools USA

 

Want to save a little money on shipping and combine your orders with a ship model kit or other purchase from Ages of Sail? Just give us a call and we'll be happy help!

Call Monday through Friday for more information: 510-889-6000

Store Hours: Weekdays 8:00-3:30 PST, Saturdays 10:00-2:00 PST