Nautical Theme 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...

Tall Ships

    Via Jean-Marie Duchesnes    Christian Radich    Found on spgent.tumblr.com Lady Washington Tall Ship Historical Note: The original Lady Washington was a 90 ton merchant sloop that participated in the fur and pelt trade with the coastal Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest as well as tea and porcelain across the Pacific in China....

J Class America’s Cup “Ranger’

Legendary Sailboat Model "Ranger"  The J-class yacht Ranger won the 1937 America's Cup, defeating 4-0 the Endeavour II of Britain, raced at Newport, Rhode Island. It would be the last time huge J-class yachts would race in the America's Cup. Construction Harold Stirling Vanderbilt funded construction of the Ranger, and it launched on May 11,...

Decorating With Sailboat Models

  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, or America’s Cup Model can sit pretty proudly on the cupboard racks, mounted on the wall, above a fire place, office table, or even on a window sill. You can have...