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Cornwall Model Boats is the UK's Premier specialist online model boat supplier and importer,

Cornwall Model Boats is the UK's Premier specialist online model boat supplier and importer, we have more than 3000 model boat and ship kits in stock at any one time. With over 23000 lines of stock we probably have the largest range of model boat fittings, spares, tools, building materials and accessories available for the ship modeller anywhere.


We back up our sales service with specialist support and help, being model boat builders and enthusiasts ourselves.CMB specialise in the following ranges of model boat and ship kits: Amati, Artesania Latina, Billing Boats, Caldercraft, CAP Maquettes, Constructo Corel, Dumas, Mamoli, Mantua Models, Model Shipways, Occre, Panart, Sergal and Victory Models.


We use major international couriers such as DPD and UPS to deliver our products with shipping costs that match those of smaller carriers.All goods supplied to Countries outside of the European Union also benefit from being tax free In the race to conquer the South Pole, three names loomed large: Ernest Shackleton, Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen.


The Endurance was launched on 17 December 1912 under the name “Polaris”. Originally rigged as a frigate, she was converted into a three-masted barquentine and in 1914 joined the famous Trans-Antarctic Imperial Expedition to cross Antarctica under Sir Ernest Shackleton’s command.


After the Expedition was shipwrecked on 19 August 1915, the Endurance was trapped in the ice of the Weddell Sea. For 522 days the explorers braved winds up to 300 km/h and temperatures of 40 degrees below zero.


Shackleton and a few hand-picked men took a small boat, the James Caird, and made one of the most memorable and heroic journeys in sailing history. Together with all their crew, they accomplished the most important feat of all...surviving.The expedition is remembered as an epic story of endurance, heroism and survival.

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