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 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Pacific Time

Visiting Us

Are you aware that we have a physical store? If you’re in the area, we hope you will stop in and visit us, meet the staff, and look at all the great ship model kits, fittings and supplies in our store. Never before have you seen such a variety of wooden ship model kits all in one room! We love meeting ship modelers and potential ship modelers, so stop in and say hello!

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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