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Understanding antique ships and their life is how to know about the history of their era. With the deep love to legend ships, and the passion to models building that is also her family’s handicraft tradition, Ms. Ha Tran, the shop owner, has researched about their structure, characteristics as well as their history to imitate the model ships.

Among a range of souvenirs shops selling diverse products of lanterns, sandals, pottery,… in the ancient town, Hoi An Craftships is seen as a highlight through the uniqueness of products made by skillful hands of craftsmen.


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Kaiwo Maru 60

Kaiwo Maru 60
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Product nameKaiwo Maru 60
CategorySailing Boats
Specification81L x 18W x 65H (cm)
32L x 7W x 26H (inch)
PricePlease contact us for best price

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The KAIWO MARU (King of the Sea) is a Japanese four-masted training barque tall ship. She was built and launched in 1989 to replace a 1930 ship of the same name.
She is a regular participant in international tall ship gatherings such as Operation Sail and is a multiple winner of the Boston Teapot Trophy.

The most notable moment in her history was surely in October 2004 when, in the Bay of Toyoma, she narrowly survived in Typhoon Tokage. 30 of her crew of action until Januay 2006 after major reparis.

In March 2011, Kaiwo Maru was on a voyage from Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii when an earhquake and tsunami struck Japan. She was subsequently diverted to Okuma, Fukushima for workers tackling in the nuclear crisis.


Highlights about this Kaiwo Mary model:

•       This junk model is entirely handmade by skilled and experienced craftsmen, using the plank on frame construction method

•       No kits are use

•       Use high-quality wood such as rosewood, ebony, black wood, mahogany wood...., timbers are after process step of pre-construction.

•       This Kaiwo Maru model is built on scale by the original plan, then drawn up  and painted by actual photographs to ensure the best accuracy.


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