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More than 600 different pieces.This model carries 11 lifeboats.Bow and stern decorations in photoengraved brass.The aft balcony has a photo-engraved brass railing with the letters in relief.High-quality castings.
Masts with extensive luxury of details in their yards.
The Amerigo Vespucci is a tall ship of the Marina Militare, named after the explorer Amerigo Vespucci. Its home port is La Spezia, Italy, and it is in use as a school ship.
The vessel is a full rigged three-masted steel hull. The three steel masts are 50, 54 and 43 metres high, and carry sails totalling 2824 m² (30400 ft²) The Amerigo Vespucci has 26 sails – square sails, staysails, and jibs: all are traditional canvas sails.
Other than during World War II, the Amerigo Vespucci has been continually active. Most of her training cruises are in European waters, but she has alsosailed to North and South America, and navigated the Pacific. In 2002, she undertook a voyage around the world.