Available in newsagents from the 18th August

HMS Sovereign of the Seas Issue 1 will be available in newsagents in New Zealand from the 18th August. - Can't wait? Subscribe online today!

Discover the HMS Sovereign of the Seas in Breathtaking Detail

HMS Sovereign of the Seas is a new magazine that comes complete with all the parts to build a stunning model of the most powerful warship of the 17th century. Launched in 1637, and also known as the infamous "Golden Devil". HMS Sovereign of the Seas was the largest vessel of her time. Issue by issue discover the history and techniques of ship building and ship modelling, and experience for yourself the pure pleasure of building such a magnificent ship.


1:84 scale*
High-quality wooden and cast metal parts
Cannons and anchors
Complete rigging
Cast metal decorations

*Approx scale as real scale is historically unknown


Length: 1100mm  
Height: 900mm
Cannons and anchors
Beam: 400mm

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Free Mitre Set
FREE Mitre Set

A great razor saw for making super fine cuts in wood, soft metals and plastic - with your first delivery.

Free Magazine BInder
FREE Magazine Binder

Keep all your magazines in pristine condition with this specially designed binder - with your third delivery.

Free Mini Clamps
FREE Mini Clamps

These will ensure a reliable grip and are perfect for holding your model in place - with your fifth delivery.

Free Mini Rotary Tool Kit
FREE Mini Rotary Tool Kit

This mini rotary tool kit comprises a pen-like 18v tool with variable speed, ideal for modelmaking. Plus 60 items including grinder stone and drill bits, various brush heads, cutting disks and more - with your eighth delivery.

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Step By Step


Age of Sail

Understand the evolution of the warship and the birth of the modern fighting navy: a gripping story of great battles and technological innovations.

Marine Modelling

Complete ships, dioramas, sections and Admiralty-style models created by International craftsmen are displayed and described in spectacular images.

Modelling Masterclass

Valuable tips and 'tricks of the trade are explained by expert ship modellers to help you to achieve quality results with any project you undertake.

Assembly Guide

Step-by-step photos and clear instructions guide you through the assembly of your model, teaching you new skills as you go. The HMS Sovereign of the Seas is constructed using modern modelling techniques, which ensure that your finished model will be of the finest quality. Marine modelling brings together a wide range of skills, including working with wood and metal, plus more specialist techniques for sail-making and rigging, painting and finish. You do not need to be an expert modeller as clear instructions show you how to assemble and finish each high-quality part, every step of the way. Plus there are plenty of expert hints and tips to guide you through all the stages of the assembly, and our very own online official build.


Issue 1
Issue 2
Issue 3


Build Diary

Sovereign of the Seas Book


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