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Verkenningsjacht Duyfken - Jeroen Franken

Verkenningsjacht Duyfken - Jeroen Franken

De Duyfken was het tweede schip in het programma van Kolderstok. Recent heeft Jeroen Franken zijn model van de Duyfken afgerond, en het resultaat is om trots op te zijn. Dit model is uitgevoerd in noten beplanking.

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New models

New models

Slowly but surely the new Kolderstok model is beginning to get its shape: the 17th century Fluit. The elongated hull with its typical bulging back was ideally suited for carrying a lot of cargo, and long loads such as wood (for new ships) could easily be stowed in the hold.  The narrow decks made the walking distances on deck shorter and the flute ship could be sailed with a relatively small crew.  In short: economy at its best!

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