Tagged: French Navy

Black Seas: Fleet Battles

Our Black Seas Fleet Battles bundles are ideal for launching into Black Seas. There’s now a bundle available for each Navy in the game. Our Fleet Battles sets for each…

Black Seas: Gunboat Squadron

Support your larger vessels in Black Seas with Gunboat Squadrons. These small ships are sure to prove detrimental to the enemy’s manoeuvres. A gunboat squadron is like a gnat in…

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. Models…

Focus: Black Seas Boarding Actions

We’re taking a look at boarding enemy ships in Black Seas, an invaluable technique for securing the contents of a hold, or the ship itself as a prize. There were…

Black Seas: French Navy 1st Rate

1st rate ships-of-the-line provide any fleet with an impressive command ship and centrepiece. The French Navy is no exception… 1st Rate ships of the line were extremely large and powerful…

Black Seas: The Battle of Trafalgar

With winter closing in, we’re taking to the high seas to witness the greatest naval battle in military history. The battle of Trafalgar is about to begin! After pursuing the…

Focus: Black Seas Ammunition

Black Seas enables you to select from a number of different types of ammunition. We examine their usage and impact in the game. At the start of a game of…

Osprey British Frigate vs French Frigate

British Frigate vs French Frigate 1793-1814 View in Store Code: DUE 52 Author: Mark Lardas   In the Age of Fighting Sail (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many…

Osprey: Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792-1815

Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792–1815 View in Store Code: NVG 90 Author: Chris Henry   There were many elements to British Napoleonic naval success but one of the key factors was…

Osprey: French Warship Crews 1789-1805

From the French Revolution to Trafalgar View in Store Code: WAR 97 Author: Terry Crowd   This book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of…

Osprey: Constitution vs Guerriere

Frigates during the War of 1812 View in Store Code: DUE 19 Author: Mark Lardas   Famed as a classic naval duel, a one-on-one clash between two sailing frigates offered…

Osprey: Victory vs Redoutable

Ships of the line at Trafalgar 1805 View in Store Code: DUE 9 Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes   Late in the morning on 21 October 1805, warships from the British and…

Spotlight: Battle of the Nile

Today we’re heading back to 1798 to the Battle of the Nile, where Nelson scored a famous victory that secured the Royal Navy’s dominance on the seas. Also known as…

Black Seas: Sails and Ratlines

Sails and Ratlines allow you to add an incredible level of detailing to the miniatures in Black Seas. The sheets are now available separately. The sails are printed, laminated and…

Black Seas: French Navy Paint Set

The French Navy Paint Set gives you a selection of the most popular colours used by French vessels; perfect for getting your fleet to the table. French hulls were usually…

Black Seas: Rigging your Ships

Though the new Black Seas miniatures are fantastically detailed, you can add an extra level by using thread to attach rigging lines to your ships. Many of the new model…

Black Seas: The French Navy

Discover the French Navy in all its glory and sail your tall ships into history as the Amiral of your own fleet in Black Seas! The French Navy The French…

Black Seas: Frigates & Brigs Flotilla

The Frigates & Brigs Flotilla box allows you to field these vessels in Black Seas. Though not the largest ships, they play a vital role in your fleet. Frigates Frigates…

Black Seas: 3rd Rates Squadron

The 3rd Rates Squadron sails into Black Seas. A fine addition to a fleet of any nation; they harboured a great balance between power and manoeuvrability. A 3rd rate ship,…

Black Seas: L’Orient

A 118 gun ship of the line, Orient was the flagship of the French fleet at the Battle of the Nile, where she was destroyed in a spectacular explosion. Orient…

Black Seas: French Navy Fleet

The French Navy Fleet is an excellent starting point for launching into Black Seas. It has a great variety of ships to crush your foes upon the waves. The French…