J Class Sailboats

found on facebook 1899 Exact ship model replica America's Cup Columbia Sailboat Race via facebook J Class Sailing via Found on zsazsabellagio.blogspot.com.au  1900's America's Cup Defender Columbia J Class Racing America's Cup Racing Model Replica J Class Yacht "Enterprise"  Found on nyharborsailing.com Amerrica's Cup 1934  J Class Rainbow  Rainbow was designed by W Starling Burgess and launched...

Beautiful Tall Ships

via flickr.com via persa-y.livejournal.com/ via persa-y.livejournal.com/ via persa-y.livejournal.com/ 1805 HMS Victory,  Admiral Horatio Nelson’s flagship The H.M.S. Victory was the ultimate British fighting vessel: a full rigged 227 feet long ship with 104 guns and 850 men when at full capacity. It is able to move from 15 to 17 kilometers per hour, and weighed as heavy...

Sailing Boats

Schooner  "Californian" Photo Credit Michael Kahn Californian was built in 1984 as a replica of the revenue service cutter C.W. Lawrence, which operated off the coast of California in the 1850s. On July 23, 2003, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Bill making her the "official state tall ship" of California. Originally commissioned by the Nautical Heritage Society, she has flown the flag of California up and...

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...

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...