Christopher Columbus's flagship, the Santa Maria, is one of the most famous ships in the history of navigation. Columbus nicknamed it ”Nao”, but this type of ship certainly originated from the northern coasts of Spain and its original name was La Gallega.
Its owner, Juan de la Cosa, took part in Columbus' expedition to find the new world.
This model, together with all the others making up the First Step series, does not require any previous model maker experience and no speciÂc tools are needed. Your imagination will suggest you how to embellish it with all Amati accessories or you could add your own decorations on bulwarks and decks.