Famous Sailboats and Model Ships

Famous Racer Pen Duick,  Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget Whoomph  Pen Duick Wooden Famous Sailboat Racer Model Skipjack Under Sail 1800's  Skipjack  Chesapeake Bay  Wooden Sailboat Model  The Skipjack apparently first appeared on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland in the late 1800s. Its development was precipitated by the decline in oyster harvests, and the need for...

Sailing Yacht and Sailboat Models

J Class Yacht Ranger source  Classic Yacht Under Sail 1900's America's Cup Defender " Yacht Columbia" Shamrock V Racing via marsemfim J Class Lionheart Sailboat Onboard J Class Yacht "Lionheart" J Class Wooden Yacht Model Replica "Lionheart" Americinner a's Cup W  1937 America's Cup J Yacht Ranger Wooden Sailboat Model  The J-class yacht Ranger won the 1937...

Sailing Boats

Schooner  "Californian" Photo Credit Michael Kahn Californian was built in 1984 as a replica of the revenue service cutter C.W. Lawrence, which operated off the coast of California in the 1850s. On July 23, 2003, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Bill making her the "official state tall ship" of California. Originally commissioned by the Nautical Heritage Society, she has flown the flag of California up and...

Sailboats At Sea

Mariette Under Sails photo by Michael Kahn Atlantic Wooden Ship Model  Commissioned by New York Yacht Club member Wilson Marshall, the Atlantic was launched in 1903. William Gardner, one of America's foremost designers of large yachts, designed her. From the moment Atlantic went to sea, it was clear that she was an exceptionally fast and beautiful...

Wooden Ship Models and Nautical Gifts

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Historical Yacht Atlantic

Schooner Atlantic Under Sails Yacht Model Replica Atlantic Commissioned by New York Yacht Club member Wilson Marshall, the Atlantic was launched in 1903. William Gardner, one of America's foremost designers of large yachts, designed her. From the moment Atlantic went to sea, it was clear that she was an exceptionally fast and beautiful schooner. When...

J Class Yachts

Yankee under sails source jclassyachts.comAmerica's Cup Yankee Sailboat Model  The third American J Yacht Yankee, was the best all-rounder. At 84ft on the waterline and 125ft length overall, she was solidly made of Tobin bronze and was extremely well balanced. Designed by Frank Paine, Yankee had an almost straight sheerline and easy lines. She was a...

Nautical Theme Decorating

  Marine life and  nautical decor 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...