My participation in the 1992 Christopher Columbus tall ships race

My name is Paul Nixon. I wish to share a story I have written about my participation in the 1992 Christopher Columbus tall ships race from Boston to Liverpool England. I sailed aboard an English ship called the Soren Larsen, a replica 19th Century Brigantine. Racing against 86 other tall ships from around the world...

1992 Christopher Columbus tall ships race from Boston to Liverpool England.

Christopher Columbus tall ships race from Boston to Liverpool England by Paul Nixon Adventure aboard a Tall Ship (1992) One day while reading a sea history magazine, an advertisement in one of the back pages caught my attention. A replica 19th century Brigantine ship sailing up from Australia was advertising for crew members to come join...

3 Creative Ways to Decorate With Model Ships

A nautical theme appeals to so many different segments of the population. Whether you are a lifelong veteran of the Coast Guard or Navy, a diehard history buff or you simply want to recreate the relaxed and breezy days of sailing, boat models are a versatile and creative way to add a nautical touch to...

The Easiest Route to Authentic Nautical Style

Decorating with Ship Wheels  There's a certain carefree sentiment that the ocean evokes, and conjuring it takes less effort than you might think. A few deliberate touches can bring out a nautical feel in just about any interior. Whether it's the addition of an accent like a ship-themed item (like wooden decorative oars, knots, or...

Famous Schooner Models

Schooner Atlantic Under Sails image source Wooden Handmade Schooner Atlantic Model  The Atlantic Schooner was built in 1903 by Townsend and Downey shipyard, and designed by William Gardner, for Wilson Marshall. The three-masted schooner was skippered by Charlie Barr and it set the record for fastest transatlantic passage by a monohull in the 1905 Kaiser's...

Nautical Gifts Decor Holiday Sale

Antique Green Anchor Chandelier Solid Brass Nautical Marine Grade Tide Clock   Anchor Adirondack Chair on sale  1934 J-Class America's Cup Yacht Rainbow Model  1893 America's Cup Vigilant Wooden Sailboat Model Sailfish Half Mount Fish Replica 42" 1800's Baltimore Clipper  Dining Deck Chair sale 5% off regular price   1690 San Felipe Wooden Tall Ship Model 37"  ...

Large Boat Models

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Bring our Maritime History to Life with Boat Models

Image Source  Famous,  Historical Boat and exact replica of  1900's America's Cup Defender Large "Columbia" Sailboat Model Columbia was an American racing yacht built in 1899 for the America's Cup races. She was the defender of the tenth America's Cup race that same year against British challenger Shamrock as well as the defender of the...