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Building a virtual nau:




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Weather Deck




Masts and Rigging


















People were modeled after the sketches of 16th century Italian painter Luca Cambiaso (1527-1585).

These relatively small ships transported perhaps as many as 400 people in a normal voyage.

To install all these persons in such a small space is a challenge on which we that we are still working. Belew: 400 people next to a 600 ton Indiaman.












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