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Authentic wooden ship replicas of the Mediterranean Sea,including Vosporus and Black Sea from the ancient times up to the end of the 20th ce.

The history of the traditional shipbuilding is presented by a collection of more than 120 different wooden ship models.

All models are handmade , constructed by traditional methods under scale , using authentic original materials.The size of the hull , ranges from 90 cm to 150 cm.

The collection or part of it, is available for exhibit to any interested.

Dimitrios Maras
Mechanical Engineer M.Sc Microshipbuilder

BATELA of GRADO

Boat of the area of Grado, a town and commune in the north-eastern Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

GOZZO LIGURE

Typical boat of Sicily. For the construction of the model, I followed the plans of E. Guerreri and S.Bellabarba.

BATANA COPPERTA of ROVINJ

Typical boat of the aera of Rovigno, Istria on the north Adriatic Sea.

SPAGNOLETTA

Typical fisherman's boat of Algeria which exists today. The model of the boat is a replica of Spagnoletta of the year 1938. Plans by S.BELLABARBA and E. GUERRERI.

TRUPA

Trupa is a boat sailing on the Neretva river in the area of Zagreb.

BYZANTINE DROMON 4

The dromon or “runner” was the standard oared warship of this period. With 54 oars on each side, arranged in two banks, above and below deck, it could manage about 4 knots under ideal conditions.

The collection includes more than 150 different models

PIGOS-720×480

ΠΙΓΚΟΣ

GALERA-720×480

ΓΑΛΕΡΑ

DROMON-1-4-720×480

ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΟΣ ΔΡΟΜΩΝ

DROMON 3  720X480

ΔΡΟΜΩΝ 3

GOLETA  720X480

ΓΟΛΕΤΑ

ΑΘΗΝΑΪΚΗ ΤΡΙΗΡΗΣ

ΑΘΗΝΑΪΚΗ ΤΡΙΗΡΗΣ

GOLETA POLEMIKH 720Χ480

ΓΟΛΕΤΑ ΠΟΛΕΜΙΚΗ

GATZAO 720X480

ΓΑΤΖΑΟ

BRAZZERA 720Χ480

BRAZZERA

KATRERIA 720X480

ΚΑΡΤΕΡΙΑ

VARKALAS SAMOU  720×480

ΒΑΡΚΑΛΑΣ ΣΑΜΟΥ

TRABACULO 1

TRABACULO

MINVIKO 720X480

MΙΝΩΙΚΟ

ΑRGO 720Χ480

ΑΡΓΩ

KYRENIA  720Χ480

ΚΥΡΗΝΕΙΑ

GOLETA POLEMIKH 720Χ480

ΓΟΛΕΤΑ ΠΟΛΕΜΙΚΗ

ΦΡΕΓΑΤΑ ΕΛΛΑΣ 720Χ480

ΦΡΕΓΑΤΑ ΕΛΛΑΣ

ΜΠΡΙΚΙ 720Χ480

ΜΠΡΙΚΙ

BRIGANTINI PARALOA 720Χ480

ΜΠΡΙΓΚΑΝΤΙΝΙ ΠΑΡΑΛΟΣ

KORVETA LUIS 720×480

ΚΟΡΒΕΤΑ ΛΟΥΔΟΒΙΚΟΣ

ΑRGO 720Χ480

ΑΡΓΩ

TREHANTHRI 720χ480

ΤΡΕΧΑΝΤΗΡΙ

GALIOTA F1

ΨΑΡΙΑΝΗ ΓΑΛΙΟΤΑ

ΣΑΜΑΙΝΑ 720Χ480

ΣΑΜΑΙΝΑ

SAIATA POL 720Χ480

ΣΑΙΤΑ ΠΟΛΕΜΙΚΗ

PERAMA 720Χ480

ΠΕΡΑΜΑ ΥΔΡΑΣ

PENTHKONTOROS KATSF 2 SEIR F1

ΠΕΝΤΗΚΟΝΤΟΡΟΣ ΚΑΤΑΦΡΑΚΤΗ

GOLETOBRIKO POL 720Χ480

ΓΟΛΕΤΟΜΠΡΙΚΟ ΠΟΛΕΜΙΚΟ

GOLETOBRIKO POL 720Χ480

ΓΟΛΕΤΟΜΠΡΙΚΟ ΠΟΛΕΜΙΚΟ

BRIGANTINI 720Χ480

ΜΠΡΙΓΚΑΝΤΙΝΙ

BOMBARDA 720Χ480

ΜΠΟΜΠΑΡΔΑ ΟΙΝΟΥΣΩΝ

BARCOBESTIA 720Χ480

ΜΠΑΡΚΟΜΠΕΣΤΙΑ

KARAVOS 720Χ480

ΚΑΡΑΒΟΣ

PLOIO KABALA  720X480

ΟΤΤΟΜΑΝ

VARKALAS SAMOU 720Χ480

ΒΑΡΚΑΛΑΣ ΣΑΜΟΥ

ΚΑΡΑΒΟΣΚΑΡΟ F1

ΚΑΡΑΒΟΣΚΑΡΟ

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ΠΟΛΙΟΡΚΗΤΙΚΗ ΕΛΕΠΟΛΙΣ

The constructor follows a strictly traditional way of construction for the models, just like the shipwrights used to build them over the centuries.

He uses authentic materials, similar to those used by the original manufacturers. All models are built to scale.

What periods does the collection cover?
  • The Minoan era
  • The era of the Battle of Salamis
  • The era of the Alexander the Great
  • The Byzantine era
  • The era of the 1821 Greek revolution
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