J Class Yachts

Yankee under sails source jclassyachts.comAmerica's Cup Models 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 powerful...

Sailing Ships

Baltimore Clipper Harvey Model Ship  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 at the time...

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...

Queen Mary

Queen Mary Ship Model Replica Queen Mary History RMS Queen Mary is an ocean liner that sailed the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for Cunard Line (then Cunard White Star Line). Built by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland, she was designed to be the first of Cunard’s planned two-ship weekly express service...

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...