Bel Espoir II


Training ship- Prince Louis II

Model numbered – delivered with a certificate of authenticity.

Built in 1944 at the Svendborg shipyard in Denmark, the schonner was launched as the “Neat S” was initially used for trading around the Baltic Sea. After, she was used for Fishing and then renamed ‘Peder Most’ and used for animal transportation between Hambourg and Copenhagen.
In 1955, she was acquired by the British ‘Outward Bound Trust’ for use as a sail training ship for young people, later renamed Prince Louis II
The schooner Bell Espoir II was acquired in 1968 by «Amis de l’association Jeudi – Dimanche» (AJD), an organisation founded by a former prison chaplain Michel Jaouen in 1954 and dedicated to the rehabilitation of drug addicts and young offenders

Size Scale Finishing Working Time
85cm 1/45e Rosewood 240 H
85cm 1/45e Painted 260 H

Information & tarif




For the pleasure to smell the smell of the liquid bees-wax, a light pasage annual on the wood; for the dust removal, if you possess one sandbank – hairdryer ( cold air) biweekly will be completed. If, unfortunately, you broke sometimes something on your model, to contacted the Association of close Designer from your home.

Chacune de nos maquettes est numérotée. C’est une pièce unique de par sa réalisation entièrement artisanale (la moindre petite pièce est fabriquée à la main ou au tour, en bois, aluminium, cuivre, …), la teinte de son palissandre, etc. Elle est en parfaite conformité avec les plans et autres documents acquis auprès des musées de la Marine, des Associations, des revues et ouvrages spécialisés… Un certificat d’authenticité est joint avec chaque maquette.

Since 1984, very numerous collectors rely on us: LIMITED COMPANY Prince Albert of Monaco, Realm of Spain, Head of state and of governments, Ambassador, admiralty, personalities of the world of the arts and the business, Enlightened amateur private, numerous museums.