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This model takes its inspiration from the classic canal boats in United Kingdom. The very long and slim boat makes the design unique and something special.
When I was seven years old me and my family went to United Kingdom and spent a week on one of these boats and ever since I have been fascinated by them. For a long time I have wanted to make one in LEGO and a few months ago I decided to make my dream become reality.
The model is not based on an existing model instead based on the boat I went on from memories. For example the color scheme and a bit of the interior, but it is also a mix between different models I have. The boat is not designed for minifigures since it is too big for them. With the bigger scale it was a lot easier to fit all of the details and have sturdy build when the model is so long and slim.
There are a lot of features on the boat. You can open the doors and push the hatch in the stern backwards to easier access the interior, exactly as you can do on a lot of canal boats. You can rotate the rudder side to side. There is also a hatch on the floor which you can open to take a look on the engine. The roof can also easily be removed to access the interior. Inside the boat there are two bedrooms with two beds each. Between them there is a small restroom with a toilet and a sink. There is also a kitchen and a seating area.
I think this project would be a great set since there is nothing like it in LEGO and great for other fans of these types of boats.
Consists of around 2200 pieces
Length, 58cm/ 22,8inches
Width, 11cm/ 4,3inches
Height 9cm/ 3,5inches
Weight 1,4kg/3 pounds
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If you like this project you might like my other one, The Bed and Breakfast Log-In, check it out on my profile!