A large ship of consequence, progression and tax avoidance, the East India trading company employed these as the stalwart of their trading fleet to choke out competitors. They needed to be armed to fight off the pirates attracted to so much wealth… and if they were to fall into the wrong hands could be used in a pinch as a mercenary vessel.
The Fluyt is a ship that can be used in a fantasy setting or historical setting. It was originally purposed by the Dutch as a sailing vessel for transporting cargo.
This multi piece model comes unpainted, assembly required.
The Mast, Bowsprit, and Rigging Rope, are not included with the model.