Length: 26.37" (67 cm)
Width: 5" (13 cm)
Height: 21.65" (55 cm)
The Xebec model ship contains finely hand carved wooden decorations and is elegantly shaped using plank on frame technique.
- The Xebec model is handmade from scratch.
- Supported by a solid wooden stand.
- Sold fully built and ready for display.
- Not a kit.
- Dispatched from Bristol or Click & Collect.
Models are shipped via DHL and shipping costs are as follows:
UK mainland and Northern Ireland @ £10.50
The Scottish Highlands & Channel Islands @ £35.10
The USA @ £110.00
Please email us to request a delivery charge to your country.
INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY INCLUDING EUROPE:
Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.
DELIVERY TO NORTHERN IRELAND:
There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland. Please make sure to select 'Northern Ireland' as country at the checkout instead of United Kingdom.
The Chebec was one of the fastest ships of its era. The Chebec was a typical ship with roots in North African countries. It was the typical format for ships frequenting the ports of Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli. The Chebec was armed with 24 cannons. This particular ship model is based on the French Chebec design of the ship 'Le Requin'.
The French and Spanish both copied the North African ship design for its speed. Le Requin was one of eight Xebecs built in France between 1750 and 1762. Le Requin was built by Joseph Caubet, a native of Majorca, and the build lasted eight months. The amazing aerodynamic profile of this ship speaks for its speed capabilities. Chebecs were used in the Mediterranean by French corsairs mainly for quick interception and getaway.