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Historical Ships

Australia II Sailing Yacht: The Pride of Australia

The 132-year dominance of the New York Yacht Club in defending the America’s Cup was broken in 1983 by the Australia II. This 12-meter racing yacht was superbly designed and skippered by John Bertrand to become the first yacht outside the US to win the fabled cup. The win was so profound that model sailboats of the Australia II started popping up around the country in honour of the win. The Australia II yacht has…
SeacraftAdmin
19/02/2019
Model Ship Building

Tips to Buy Model Ships

Model ships are a popular display item in homes and businesses for good reason. Their high-quality, beautiful appearance, and historic representation makes wooden model ships some of the most desired display items. A good quality model boat not only faithfully resembles the historic ship is was designed to mimic but will also last a long time. So, it is important whether buying or building model ship to choose the best model that fits within your…
SeacraftAdmin
30/01/2019
Model Ship Building

The Art of Building Wooden Model Ships

The history of wooden model ships goes back many centuries. When plans were made to construct full-size ships, they had to be submitted to the admiralty along with scale model ships for approval. The model ships provided a three-dimensional representation of the full-size craft, making it easier to envision how the final ships would appear. Because the handmade model boats were often kept protected on the shore, many of the model ships survive to this…
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16/11/2018
Historical Ships

Australia’s Bloodiest Shipwreck – The Batavia

The Batavia Ship is one of those historical ships with a rather impressive history. During October 1628, the Batavia Ship (which was a part of the Dutch East India Company) set sail to the Netherlands and it was full of coins and jewels. As it tried to reach its destination, the ship struck a reef at 40 km off the Western Australian coast. And as people tried to escape the ship, they went towards the…
SeacraftAdmin
04/11/2018
Home Display Ideas

Five Brilliant Ideas To Decorate Your Room With Wooden Model Ships, Boats And Nauticas

There's always room to add more flare and creativity to your room and make them look all the more aesthetically consistent and pleasing. And what better way to do that than to use wooden nautica decor! From Wooden model Ships to Boats, Ship Replicas, and other Nautica decor - there's a range of options to be explored. And we're here to help you out! In this article, we break 5 brilliant ideas to decorate your…
SeacraftAdmin
11/09/2018
Historical Ships

First Fleet Ships – Australia’s migration history

First Fleet Ships History comes to life when viewing beautiful, exacting models of famous ships which played important roles over the centuries. The famous First Fleet was sent to New South Wales to establish a penal colony that eventually grew to become the country of Australia. Now, you can own a replica of the First Fleet in the form of the two Royal Naval vessels that escorted the first 1,500 convicts, free people, seamen, civil…
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13/08/2018
Historical Ships

What should you know about the HMB Endeavor tall ship?

If you’re passionate about model ships, you definitely want to add the HMB Endeavor to your collection. This is one of the most impressive wooden model ships on the market. And it’s also a replica of maybe the most widely known ship that sailed the seas during the 18th century. The HMB Endeavor was also known as the HM Bark Endeavour. It was a British Royal Navy research vessel commanded by James Cook. He ventured…
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30/07/2018
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