• Deep-Sea Research Vessel
  • Deep-Sea Research Vessel
  • Deep-Sea Research Vessel
  • Deep-Sea Research Vessel
  • Deep-Sea Research Vessel
  • Deep-Sea Research Vessel
  • Deep-Sea Research Vessel
  • Deep-Sea Research Vessel

Deep-Sea Research Vessel

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Go full speed ahead towards new discoveries with the Deep-Sea Research Vessel

Inspired by classic scientific documentaries and biographies of outstanding marine explorers, the Deep-Sea Mechanical Research Vessel is a beauty of large modern icebreakers and survey boats. 


Your new boat has all you need to implement proper research: a bathyscaphe for deep-sea exploration: a small motor-boat, a lifeboat, a drop ramp, opening hold hatch, and other fun and interesting elements you find in real-life vessels. 

The model is equipped with a swing jib crane to manage cargo and hoist out the bathyscaphe. Use the crane to pull the bathyscaphe out of the depths and secure it on a special extension platform. 

All details of the Mechanical Research Vessel are made of high-grade eco-friendly wood that needs no glue or additional instruments to assemble.

The “skeleton” design of the Vessel’s body allows you to look into the hold and engine room and see what makes her move. The energy driving the model is produced by a rubber-band motor and managed by a pendulum. A clever gear arrangement in this block imitates the sound of a diesel engine and provides a smooth and steady pace of the Vessel.

The model has three movement modes – forward, turn, and automatic maneuvering. The modes are controlled with a lever you can switch manually.

Why Build A Wooden Mechanical Research Vessel?

😌 Great way to relieve stress.

⛔ No glue or special tools needed for assembly.

🎨 Boost your creativity by painting/staining it.

❇️ A fabulous piece of décor that you’ll love admiring for many years to come.

⚙️ It's a self-propelled masterpiece. Once complete, wind it up and watch it cruise off. Each wind lasts up to 3 meters.

Deep-Sea Mechanical Research Vessel Contents & Specifications

  • Dimensions: 15.2" Length x 3.7" Width x 9.8" Height
  • Recommended Age: 14+
  • Estimated time for completion: 6-7 hours 
  • Number of components: 575


1) Can I paint/stain the model?

Yes, the model kits can be painted, varnished and/or stained.

2) What is the recommended age?

The recommended age for our model kits is 14+.

3) What happens if I break or lose a piece while assembling?

We offer FREE parts replacements on our kits. We even cover the shipping!

4) Do I need glue during assembly?*

A majority of our kits do not require glue for assembly.

5) Where do the kits ship from?

All of our models are shipped from the U.S.A.


Orders are shipped within 1-2 business days.

Delivery times are on average between 2 to 7 business days due to COVID-19.

All our items are shipped from facilities in the United States.

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