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...

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...

America’s Cup Schooner America

  source wikipedia Schooner America Ship Model The America was a 19th century racing yacht which gave its name to the international sailing trophy it was the first to win the America’s Cup, known then as the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “One Hundred Guinea Cup”. The schooner was designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox...

Famous American Schooners

Schooner “America” commons.wikimedia.org Schooner “America” Schooner “Atlantic” A schooner has at least two fore-and-aft rigged masts. This type of vessel evolved in Dutch waters in the 17th century, but it later appeared in North America. Schooner rig was ideal for medium sized vessel that sailed close to the wind. Later, the schooner was used as basis...