Ages of Sail is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and carries a full line of scale wooden  model ship kits, historic ships, cannons, accessories, tools and supplies. We have Caldercraft ship kits, Denix metal cannons, Domus architectural kits, Artesania Latina ship kits, Deans Marine ship kits, Medieval Cannons and Weapons, World War II warships and  more.


We are the Amati Distributor for the USA and we carry every thing Amati offers: Historic Ship kits, Victory Model kits, Figurines, Tools and Fittings; Beginner to Advanced Ship Models, Ships in Bottles, and Other Special Models Not Seen Elsewhere.

Store Hours

If you need to call us for any reason, we have a 24-hour operator ready to take your call. But, if you want to reach someone in the shop, best time to call is during our store hours:

Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Pacific Time

Visiting Us

We do have a physical store in San Lorenzo, CA. But, due to current COVID restrictions, access will be limited until further notice. So, for the time being, if you’d like to visit our shop and spend some time browsing through an enormous selection of ship model kits, fittings, books, tools, supplies, and other products we carry, please call us for an appointment. Only one customer will be allowed in the store at one time

Give us a call at 510-559-6000 at least 24 hours in advance of your desired visit to make sure we can accomodate you.

We’re At:

676 Bockman Road, Unit B & C

San Lorenzo, CA 94580

Hobby stores and retailers please call us to find out how you can be our dealer.

Call Today for more information: 510-889-6000

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    • Hello Claire, that is a model of the 17th century Swedish Wasa (or Vasa). She foundered and sank a short ways into her maiden voyage in 1628. She was a highly ornate ship and there are several kits of her available. The one shown is, I believe, based on a kit from Corel of Italy.


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