Over time, even the best boats will be consigned to history. With a model ship from Seacraft Gallery, though, such problems can become a thing of the past. Your model will last forever, bringing a smile to your face every time that you happen to lay eyes upon this model. Commissioning a model ship to be created of your most beloved boat will help you to be left with a perfect, lasting image of the ship that you love. It becomes a memento that you can hold onto forever.

Throughout human history, many impressive vessels have sailed the seas of our planet. At Seacraft Gallery, we look to represent as many of the special names that have made history and left a legacy on the seas they have sailed. We believe that it’s so important to capture the history of our species as it sailed the seas, and that means representing as many ships as we can. However, sometimes, you might have a ship in mind we do not presently make. If you cannot find you ship or boat model, we can commission a custom model for you.

  • Whatever your requests or requirements are, our team will be here to meet them. We can create a replica of just about any vessel, as your desired scale and size.
  • Your custom ship model would be built from scratch with plank-on-frame construction method, with precision and care paid to its shape, size, and style. It will retain accuracy to the photos, drawings, plans, and media that exists to do with your boat.
  • We can custom build almost every vessel and at any size. The model will arrive fully assembled and ready to be displayed.
  • Materials: Natural wood; decorative fitting material include wood, copper, chromed bass, and fabric for sails. No plastic will be used in the creation of your model. Every boat is built using the quality of materials, custom-made to suit your purpose.
  • Complete time: The completion time for a project will be dependent on numerous factors. On average, we take from 3 to 6 months depend on the complexity of the model.
  • In terms of the cost and creation, the price quotation will be advised based on your requirements.

Interested? Then let us create the boat replica of your dreams. Let us capture every last piece of information and design detail that makes your ship so unique, and let us build the replica that reminds you of the boat you love so much every time you look at it.

Contact us today with your request for an estimated cost!


Seacraft Gallery is proud to announce its selection by The Royal Cork Yacht Club (Ireland) to construct half-hull models of classic sailing yachts. The Royal Cork Yacht Club, founded in 1720 and one of the world’s oldest yacht clubs, was so impressed with our previous work that they have commissioned several additional half-hull models. We are currently in the process of building another exquisite model to add to their collection.
Custom model yacht


Superyacht Quantum is Sydney’s Most Prestigious Superyacht

Quantum is a custom-built  luxury superyacht available for private and corporate charters in Sydney and The Whitsundays. The spectacular Warren Yachts S120 is the only one of its kind in the world, offering unforgettable cruising experiences on Sydney Harbour.

Thank you Stephen for the opportunity to replicate your boat, and we are thrilled to hear that you are extremely satisfied with the finished product.


We are proud to present our second custom project for the Department of Downer Defence – a stunning model warship named HMAS Castlemaine. The entire model has been handcrafted with utmost care and precision, and measures 80cm in length, 14cm in width, and 38cm in height.


We are excited to share with you our latest achievement – crafting half hull models of the stunning ELLIOTT TOURER 1350 yacht. This exceptional vessel, captained by Stuart Richardson, sailed to victory in both the Fully Crewed PHS and Corinthian PHS divisions, after an arduous four and a half days at sea aboard the Elliot 1350 named Solera. Our half hull models meticulously capture the beauty and sophistication of this remarkable yacht, and we are thrilled to showcase them to you.

HMAS Ipswich I

The HMAS Ipswich I remains a highly revered ship from the Second World War era, renowned for its impressive construction. With a 650 tonne displacement, it was primarily utilized for minesweeping operations. The vessel was constructed by Evans Deakin & Co. Ltd in Brisbane and played a vital role in enabling the Australian Royal Navy to defend against potential threats and occupation.

The HMAS Ipswich model was built by Seacraft Gallery with dimensions of 80cm in length, 14cm in width, and 38cm in height, and was completed in December 2022.


We built a custom model of the Hapag-Lloyd Container vessel & its display cabinet for a global logistics client in Sydney. Dimensions of the model: 150cm long x 40cm wide x 40 high.


The Hero tugboat is regarded as one of the most important tugs of its era. The boat was built by J. Fenwick & Co of Sydney, and was developed by J.P Rennoldson in South Shields, England. The plan was simple – in August 1891, a boat was built to be 105ft long and 160 tonnes in weight. Powered using an 800HP steam engine, the vessel – which was finished in June 1892 – was to be used for various purposes back in Australia.


History is littered with many important moments, especially in the development and colonization of other countries. One such example of this is the Alexander, the largest ship of the First Fleet ships. The Alexander played a major role in the discovery and establishment of Australia. With HMS Supply& the HMS Sirius, Alexander was among the most important ships of this journey.


HMAS Hobart (III) is the first of three ships of the Hobart Class guided missile destroyers. Hobart provides air defence for accompanying ships in addition to land forces and infrastructure in coastal areas, and for self-protection against missiles and aircraft. The Aegis Combat System incorporating the state-of-the-art phased array radar, AN/SPY 1D(V), in combination with the SM-2 missile, provides Navy with an advanced air defence system capable of engaging enemy aircraft and missiles at ranges in excess of 150km.


Murcielago is a sleek and striking super yacht spanning at 100′ of pure luxury and accommodating up to 12 guests. Her layout is perfect for any occasion on sydney harbour. She boats a number of spacious lounging areas and decks. Murcielago features a spacious saloon and retractible sunroof which is one of many features that separates her from the fleet! A generous daybed on her bow which makes for a perfect sun baking spot or special vantage point to take in the sights of Sydney. She is equipped with state of the art out sound system which is reflective of the spectacular super yachts she is.


As one of the most beloved ships of the era, the HMAS Anzac II has gone down in history ever since it was first laid down at Williamstown Dockyard on the 23rd of September 1946. The ship itself was launched on the 20th August 1948 by Lady Collins, the wife of Vice Admiral Sir John Collins, RAN. The ship was accepted as part of the Royal Australian Navy by March 1951, and became a crucial part of operations for years to come.


The Pitt was a convict ship that arrived in New South Wales with a female prisoner base, arriving after the Albemarle in September 1791. Though its existence might be seen by some as a sign of less honourable times, the ship itself is a vital part of history.

HMS BOLD - 1812

HMS Bold was a 14-gun Archer-class gun-brig of the Royal Navy built at Blackwall Yard. She took part in several minor actions and captured some prizes before she grounded in 1811 and was broken up shortly thereafter.
Bold was commissioned under Lieutenant James Ides Short, for the Nore. Lieutenant James Agassiz replaced him in October 1801, and then in June 1802, Lieutenant William Chivers replaced Agassiz.


The Brig Amity was a 148-ton brig, built in New Brrunswick and used in several notable voyages of exploration in Australia in the early nineteenth century. She was built in New Brunswick in 1816 and for some years was used as a merchant vessel trading between America and Britain before being brought to Australia in 1824.
Obrn 25 December 1826, the Brig Amity arrived in the Princess Royal Harbour and anchored near here. It brought a military party and convicts under the command of Mayor Edmund Lockyer. The came here to establish the first European settlement in the western part of the continent and built a small outpost here more than two years before the Swan River Colony, now Perth, was established in 1829.

South Seas Trading Schooner “EQUATOR” 1888

HMS Bold was a 14-gun Archer-class gun-brig of the Royal Navy built at Blackwall Yard. She took part in several minor actions and captured some prizes before she grounded in 1811 and was broken up shortly thereafter.
Bold was commissioned under Lieutenant James Ides Short, for the Nore. Lieutenant James Agassiz replaced him in October 1801, and then in June 1802, Lieutenant William Chivers replaced Agassiz.

Lady J Model Boat

Ben contacted us to construct a model of a 35 foot steel fishing boat that his Dad had planned but never got the time to turn into a working boat.
Based on the provided plans, our craftsmen have completed an amazing model boat of the Lady J. Thank you Ben and we are pleased to know the whole family was very happy with the final products.

Alexander 50 Mark

We built a model of the Ocean Alexander 50 BLUE EYES II for Vanessa as a surprise birthday present for her dad.

Catalina - The Amourette

Aaron contacted us and requested a model of his Dad’s boat for the 65th birthday. It took 10 weeks to build this replica and the result was amazing.


The Susanna was a German barque launched in 1892 at the shipyard of Blohm &Voss in Hamburg.

Tonnage: 1975 grt, Dimensions: 80.77 x 12.80 x 6.2 m
In 1905, 17-year-old Detlef Bahnsen was a seaman on the German sailing ship Susanna, which was making maritime history by taking a record 99 days to around Cape Horn.
By the time the ship reached Caleta Buena, Chile, after 189 days at sea with a cargo of Welsh coal, only eight men of the 23-man crew were fit to work the ship. Mr. Andrew was one  mongst those eight men.
This model – scale 1/100 – was built exclusively for Mr. Andrew Bahnsen by Seacraft Gallery – Sydney.

HMAT Boonah model ship - Friends of the Woodman Point Recreation Camp

Friends of the Woodman Point Recreation Camp contacted us for a custom model of the HMAT Boonah ship. Our proposal was considered in several associations’ meetings and finally Seacraft Gallery was selected amongst others as the model maker to construct the replica scale 1:375 of A36 HMAT Boonah ship.

It took us nearly six months to build the model. There was no information regarding the ship, just very little details and some pictures for reference. It was a difficult task, but definitely one that paid off. Most of the information on the ship was taken from various books and that’s how the foundations of the project were laid.

Once the ship was complete, the model was set up at in the hall of Friends of the Woodman Point Recreation Camp. The craftsmanship received praises from all around and it added value and another piece of history to the space.

Trumpy Star Motor Model Yacht

Custom model for a client in the US, completed June 2019.

HMS Sirius 1.2m - The First Fleet of Australia

HMS Sirius 1.2m is the custom model we built for a corporate client in Sydney. It took 4 months to have the model completed and express shipped by air to arrive Sydney for an event on 8 December 2018. The model is handcrafted 100% from high quality timber from scratch and all sculptures were especially made for the model only.