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The Old Fart

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Venetian Waterways Gondola
« on: September 01, 2018, 01:40:36 PM »

I'm looking into putting a Gondola back onto the Venetian Waterways in Great Yarmouth, in model form....


The park is closed for renovations until May 2019. So it would be good to get a model ready for the reopening.
 Can anyone think of a ready made hull that will be suitable.




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Re: Venetian Waterways Gondola
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2018, 07:58:13 AM »

I needed a strange hull, a quick message to Christian at MTB hulls was all it took to find one. Really nice guy and very helpful.
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Re: Venetian Waterways Gondola
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2018, 09:16:38 PM »

Veniceboats.com do a laser cut kit of a gondola for 48 euros plus p&p.  Shop wasn't open when I passed it a couple of years ago but the stuff in the window display looked good.
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Re: Venetian Waterways Gondola
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2018, 12:05:41 PM »

Unfortunately these boats were not real venetian gondolas as can be seen from the photos. Basically they look like a standard open launch with added figurehead at the stem.
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Re: Venetian Waterways Gondola
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2018, 12:20:36 PM »

Yes open launch, figure head on the Bow.
Trying to find some plans.


Pic from the end of the gondolas,
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