America’s Cup Famous “Reliance” Yacht

photo source wikipedia Now you can own a piece of History America’s Cup “Reliance” Yacht Model History Reliance was the 1903 America’s Cup defender, the fourth America’s Cup defender from the famous designer Nat Herreshoff, and reportedly the largest gaff-rigged cutter ever built. Reliance passing the Brenton Reef light ship at high speed, 1903. Photograph by...

Schooner “America” Sailing

  Sailing Schooner America Model   The America was a 19th century racing yacht, designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox Stevens and is also a syndicate from the New York Yacht Club.  On August 22, 1851, this schooner became infamous after winning by 8 minutes over the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “One Hundred Guinea...

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...

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...