Tag Archives: sailboat model

My Version of a Skip Jack

I had put this one up before the holidays as we were so busy but it is time for me to get it finished up! I love ship models and miniatures of all kinds. This wooden model came as a … Continue reading

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New Clipper Ship Made of Wood

  Dream Ship Victory announced the beginning of the construction of the impressive new 141 m sailing yacht Dream Symphony designed by Ken Freivokh Design and Dykstra and Partners Naval Architects. On the 9th of February, designers and naval architects … Continue reading

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Endeavour Yacht For Sale, For Real.

An ad caught my attention as it was describing an Endeavour yacht for sale.The yacht being advertised was not an Endeavour yacht, but the yacht Endeavour, the J boat, built and sailed by Thomas Sopwith, which came close to winning … Continue reading

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Oldest Yacht In England To Be Restored

This is probably the oldest yacht in the world, but the museum only claims it to be the oldest yacht in England. It is amazing that any part of her survived since the late 1700’s when she was built. She … Continue reading

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Schooner Under a Major Rebuild

I so much respect the hard work that goes into major repairs on a schooner like this. They are replacing so much of this sailboat I wonder if there will be any of the original ship left! Dead of winter … Continue reading

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30th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival

Well known to the world as Gloucester’s major maritime and sailing event, the30th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival is organized by the Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee and Maritime Gloucester. Taking place in the harbor and nearby waters of America’s oldest seaport, the … Continue reading

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Concordia Yawls A Very Unique Sailboat

The recent sinking of the Concordia yawl, Winnie of Bourne, brought to mind just how remarkable this class of boats indeed is. Winnie of Bourne was raised from the bottom near the entrance of Nantucket harbor just two days after … Continue reading

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Ernestina Will Sail Again Thanks To Some Help

Great news, for a change. The historic schooner Ernestina, ex-Effie M. Morrissey will sail again. Private donors, Bob Hildreth and Gerry Lenfest, have committed to contribute $2.8 million to the restoration of the historic schooner. The new donations more than … Continue reading

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Bad News For Another Famous Sailboat

Schooner Virginia Cuts Season Short, Will Be Put Up For Sale The bad news just keeps coming. The Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation has announced that the schooner Virginia will be suspending the remainder of her 2014 season and will be … Continue reading

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Ship Models on Display

A small town in New Jersey is displaying a hand made Ship Model collection. The boats were built by a local teacher and are all hand made. The type of skill needed to build these models is amazing. Please click … Continue reading

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