Sao Cristovao


Dimension: Length 45 x Width 14 x Height 54 cm

Grade B / Quality Superior

Construction of the Boat.

  • We place a double layer of plank on the hull, Teak wood.
  • Deck made with small planks of Oak wood.
  • Masts and other pieces on the deck are made Teak and Acajou.
  • Cotton sails tinted in tea.
  • Ropes are cotton and nylon waxed in the bee wax to do the rigging.


São Cristóvão Ship Model

Historical Bartolomeu Dias Expedition.

Bartolomeu Dias was sailing-master of the man-of-war São Cristóvão Ship Model (Saint Christopher).

However, King John II of Portugal appointed him, on 10 October 148. He leads an voyage to sail around Africa’s southern coast in search of a trading route to India.

Dias was also charged with searching for the lands ruled by Prester John. All the above, In the previous decades Portuguese mariners, most famously Prince Henry the Navigator.

The Atlantic Ocean was explored by Prince Henry off the coastlines of Southern Europe and Western Africa all the way to the Cape Verde Islands.

In the early 1480s Diogo Cão in two voyages. The importance of São Cristóvão as a historic and cultural center of Sergipe was recognized early in the 20th century.

São Cristóvão Ship Model was established in 1937 and undertook a great survey of colonial-period architecture in Brazil. Therefore, São Cristóvão Ship Model, In 1967, the city was designated a national monument to preserve its colonial architecture, and it is now home to ten national heritage sites of Brazil. In conclusion, Dias was later ennobled for his accomplishments, and by 1494 he was serving as a squire in the court of King John II.

He also served as superintendent of the royal warehouses from 1494 to 1497.


Additional information

Weight 5.5 kg
Dimensions 55 × 24 × 64 cm