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...

Tall Ships and Sailing

Tall Ships Racing source  Baltimore Clipper Harvey 1800's  The Harvey was built in 1847 in the state of Maryland. She was an able sailer working out of the port of Galveston Texas. At the turn out the Century she was making several voyages a year between Galveston and the ancient Jewish port of Jaffa which...

Racing Sailboats

via http://www.rolex.com/ via http://www.rolex.com/ Exact Yacht Model Replica Columbia 1899 There was a crowd in attendance at the launch of the third America's Cup defender designed and built by the Herreshoff brothers. As ever, the boat has been built in an utmost secrecy, forbidding the access of the yard to every journalists and photographers. This time the defender...

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...

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...

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...

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...