Inspiring Nautical Decorating Ideas

Marine life and the nautical artifacts have an interesting connection with our childhood excitement and thrill embedded deep in our subconscious. Most of us are mesmerized by the chivalrous stories of sea pirates and their mystical ships, or dazzled by the nautical furnishings and instruments in elegant ships. Such nostalgic memories revive and fill our...

Schooner “Californian”

    Schooner “Californian”       Californian was built in 1984 as a replica of the revenue service cutter C.W. Lawrence which operated off the Californian coast in the 1850s. She is known as the “Official Tall ship Ambassador for the State of California”,   A precursor to today’s Coast Guard, the Revenue Cutter Service...

Schooner Pride Of Baltimore

Pride Of Baltimore Ship Model The Pride was originally built as an authentic reproduction of a 19th century Baltimore Clipper schooner, patterned after and named for the legendary Baltimore built topsail schooner Chasseur sailed by the privateer Thomas Boyle. The Chasseur was known as the “Pride of Baltimore” and participated in the War of 1812. One...

Nautical Theme Decorating with Ship Models

Decorating with Pond Yacht D 1901 Columbia Yacht Sailboat Models is the most preferred choice of decorators,  as ship models catch the fancy of almost everyone. Whether at home or in office, exact replicas of famous ships like,USS Constitution, RMS Titanic or America’s Cup Model can sit pretty proudly on the cupboard racks, mounted on the wall, above a fire place, office table, or...

Victorious American defender, America’s Cup race” Volunteer”

photo source wikipedia America’s Cup Yacht Model ” Volunteer” Volunteer was the victorious American defender of the seventh America’s Cup race in 1887 against Scottish challenger Thistle. Design Volunteer, a centerboard compromise sloop, was designed by Edward Burgess and built by Pusey & Jones Shipbuilding Company at Wilmington, Delaware in 1887 for owner General Charles...

America’s Cup Schooner America

  source wikipedia Schooner America Ship Model The America was a 19th century racing yacht which gave its name to the international sailing trophy it was the first to win the America’s Cup, known then as the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “One Hundred Guinea Cup”. The schooner was designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox...