Master & Commander Starter Set
Alongside a softback copy of the Black Seas core rules, you'll get nine beautifully detailed plastic miniatures; three frigates and six brigs. You'll also get sails, rigging and flag sheets for all your ships and all the ship cards, wake...
£50.00
Black Seas Squadron encounters (1770 - 1830)
Third Rates proved to be the real workhorses of the Carronade Era, leading flotillas of smaller ships or striking out on their own to disrupt enemy commerce or raid isolated territories. They also formed the bulk of the battleline during...
£80.00
Black Seas Flotilla action (1770 - 1830)
The Carronade Era was characterised by flotillas of small ships fighting out on remote stations across the globe - check out these articles on the Battle of Turtle Gut Inlet and the Hunt for the Santisima Trinidad for examples of...
£60.00
3rd Rates Squadron (1770 - 1830)
A 3rd rate ship, as defined by the British rating system, was a ship of the line which mounted between 64-80 guns. Usually, this would mean two gun decks. Despite their relative size and power compared to larger 1st and...
£30.00
Frigates & Brigs Flotilla (1770 - 1830)
Frigates Frigates were perhaps the hardest-worked of warship types during the Age of Sail.  A small warship with a perfect balance of speed, armament and resilience that made it one of the perfect vessels for single-ship action and privateering against...
£20.00
Black Seas Gunboat Squadron
A gunboat squadron is like a gnat in comparison to the larger ships-of-the-line. Nevertheless, they have a useful place in the fleet. A gunboat would typically have only a single mast with square-rigged sails, mounting between one and three fixed...
£15.00
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Black Seas Fleet Battles - Le Français (1770 - 1830)
Bundle contains: The Master & Commander Starter Set which includes the core rulebook and 9 ships of various classes, and comes with the Sea Wolf special miniature. The French Navy Fleet which includes 3 frigates, 6 brigs, 3 Third Rates...
£149.00 £140.00
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Black Seas French Battle Line
Our French Battle Line gives you the beginnings of a French Navy led by L'Orient, the 118-gun 1st Rate famed for its demise at the Battle of the Nile. Bundle Contains: French Navy Fleet (1 resin 1st Rate, 3 plastic...
£129.00 £120.00
French Navy Fleet (1770 - 1830)
The French Navy has a history of highs and lows, both in terms of successes in battle and in the number and quality of its ships. In the mid-1700s, after the defeats of the Seven Years’ War, the French Navy...
£75.00
L'Orient
£24.00
L'Orient
Orient was of the Océan-class of ships. These were a series of 118-gun three-decker ships of the line of the French Navy, designed by engineer Jacques-Noël Sané. Launched on July 20, 1791, she was originally named the Dauphin Royal, but...
£24.00
French Navy 1st Rate
1st Rate ships of the line were extremely large and powerful and were a true display of a Navy's power. They were, however, expensive to operate, so their service use was limited in times of peace. In the carronade era,...
£24.00
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Black Seas French Navy paint set
French hulls were usually yellow or red, with black stripes, sometimes with blue details. We have used a light shade of yellow for our French and added an upper blue stripe on most of the ships to unify the look...
£13.50
Black Seas scenery pack
You'll find within the box plenty to add variety to your games of Black Seas. Rocks of various shapes and sizes can provide tricky obstacles to negotiate with your vessels. They are also capable of blocking line of sight -...
£30.00
Martello Tower
New from Sarissa Precision, the Martello Tower. This simple to construct structure not only looks great on the table but is a powerful fortification in Black Seas. History Martello towers are small defensive forts that were first built during the...
£7.50
Black Seas Rigging Thread
This blister contains three bobbins of thread ideal for rigging your Black Seas ships, adding that extra depth to the already fantastically detailed miniatures.
£4.00
Black Seas 1st rate Sails (light + dark)
These sails are printed, laminated and pre-cut. They look great on the models (after all they were painted by artist Peter Dennis!) and require very little effort to be added to the ships! Contains 2 printed, laminated, pre-cut card sheets...
£1.50
Black Seas 3rd rate Sails (light + dark)
These sails are printed, laminated and pre-cut. They look great on the models (after all they were painted by artist Peter Dennis!) and require very little effort to be added to the ships! Contains 2 printed, laminated, pre-cut card sheets...
£1.50
Black Seas Frigate/Brig Sails (light + dark)
These sails are printed, laminated and pre-cut. They look great on the models (after all they were painted by artist Peter Dennis!) and require very little effort to be added to the ships! Contains 2 printed, laminated, pre-cut card sheets...
£1.50
Black Seas 1st Rate ratlines sheet
The sheets of acetate ratlines (the rope ladders leading to the upper parts of the masts) are easy to cut out and apply. Contains 1 Acetate Sheet
£1.00
Black Seas 3rd Rate ratlines sheet
The sheets of acetate ratlines (the rope ladders leading to the upper parts of the masts) are easy to cut out and apply. Contains 1 Acetate Sheet
£1.50
Black Seas Frigates/Brigs Rate ratlines sheet
The sheets of acetate ratlines (the rope ladders leading to the upper parts of the masts) are easy to cut out and apply. Contains 1 Acetate Sheet
£1.50
Black Seas Spare sails - tattered
Contains 9 cardboard Sails sheets broken down as follows: 3 x 1st Rate Sail Sheet 3 x 3rd Rate Sail Sheet 3 x Frigates & Brigs Sail Sheet
£9.00
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Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792–1815
Author: Chris Henry There were many elements to British Napoleonic naval success but one of the key factors was gunnery. Other countries developed different naval weapons to fit their maritime strategies. The French and Spanish systems developed on similar lines,...
£9.99
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British Frigate vs French Frigate
Author: Mark Lardas In the Age of Fighting Sail (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many nations sought command of a frigate. Speedy, nimble and formidably armed, frigates often operated independently, unlike the larger ships of the line. Legendary...
£12.99
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Victory vs Redoutable
Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes Late in the morning on 21 October 1805, warships from the British and combined French and Spanish fleets clashed off Cape Trafalgar on the Spanish coast. After a six month game of cat and mouse across the...
£12.99
French Warship Crews 1789–1805
Author: Terry Crowd This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the Revolution up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and the...
£11.99
Constitution vs Guerriere
Author: Mark Lardas Famed as a classic naval duel, a one-on-one clash between two sailing frigates offered the victor immeasurable fame and glory. During the War of 1812, the Royal Navy and United States Navy squared off in four such...
£11.99
Black Seas: Schooners squadron
Schooners are two-masted vessels with both masts having loose footed sails rigged on gaff and two or more headsails (staysails rigged in front of the fore mast). They were not designed for combat, being built mainly for cargo, passenger and...
£24.00
French Navy 3rd Rates of Renown
This box set outfits you with three French Navy Third-Rate-Ships-of-the-line. Building upon the superb third rate plastic sprues, the box contains additional metal components to make the following famous vessels, all of which were present at the Battle of Trafalgar!...
£37.50
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