Dana Fishing Boat

Dana Fishing Boat: Authentic Danish fishing cutter

Plastic hull, 1:60 scale, 13.39″ H 15.35″ L 3.94″W

The Dana is a typical fishing cutter from North Zealand in Denmark. Around the turn of the century, many boats of this type sailed in along the Danish coast. During the 1920’s many of the cutters were fitted with engines, which enabled an even quicker landing of the catch. Kit includes plastic hull, fittings set, laser cut wooden strips, sails, rigging thread, plan and manual.Plastic hull, 1:60 scale, 13.39″ H 15.35″ L 3.94″W

This kit comes with English instructions, all measurements inside the booklet are in Metric.

Paint used on this model boat kit are: BB#1, BB#3, BB#11, BB#14, BB#17, BB#36 + BB#40 thinner

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  • BB200
  • Plastic hull,
  • 1:60 scale
  • 13.39″ H  15.35″ L  3.94″W

About: Dana Fishing Boat

More about traditional fishing cutters from North Zealand located in the northern part of Denmark

The Dana Fishing Boat is a classic example of a traditional fishing cutter from North Zealand, a region located in the northern part of Denmark. This type of boat has been used for centuries by the local fishermen to navigate the choppy waters of the North Sea and the Kattegat. The Dana Fishing Boat is a sturdy and reliable vessel, designed specifically for the rough conditions of the Danish coast.

The boats are typically made of wood, with a sleek and streamlined design that allows it to cut through the waves with ease. The hull is long and narrow, providing stability and agility in the water. The bow is sharp and pointed, allowing the boat to slice through the waves and reduce resistance, making it easier to navigate through the treacherous waters.

One of the most distinctive features of the Dana is its unique coloring. Most boats in North Zealand are painted in bright colors, such as red, blue, and yellow, making them easily visible against the gray backdrop of the sea. This not only adds a touch of vibrancy to the boat but also serves as a safety measure, making it easier for other boats to spot and avoid collisions.

The Dana Boat is equipped with a powerful engine and a large sail, which work together to propel the boat through the water. The engine provides the necessary speed and control, while the sail harnesses the power of the wind, allowing the fishermen to navigate the boat without relying solely on fuel. This traditional method of sailing not only saves on fuel costs but also ensures that the boat can continue to operate even in the event of engine failure.

The interior of the Dana Fishing Boat is designed to be functional and efficient. The main deck is used for fishing, with ample space for the fishermen to move around and cast their nets. The cabin, located at the rear of the boat, serves as a shelter for the crew during long fishing trips. It is equipped with basic amenities such as a small kitchen, a sleeping area, and a toilet.

The Dana Fishing Boat is not only a means of livelihood for the local fishermen but also a symbol of their culture and heritage. The boats are often passed down from generation to generation, with each boat carrying its own unique name and history. The fishermen take great pride in their boats, meticulously maintaining them and ensuring that they are always in top condition.

The Dana Fishing Boats are vital parts of the fishing industry in North Zealand, Denmark. Its sturdy design, vibrant colors, and efficient functionality make it a perfect vessel for navigating the challenging waters of the North Sea. The boat is not only a practical tool for the fishermen but also a source of pride and tradition for the local community.

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