Classic Ship Models
Built in Nova Scotia, Canada, as a fishing schooner, Bluenose held the International Fisherman’s trophy from 1921 to 1938, winning an unprecedented 5 times. A replica, Bluenose II, was built in the 1960’s and is still sailing today.
Designed by N.G. Herreshoff, Columbia beat Shamrock I in 1899 and Shamrock II in 1901, becoming the first cup boat to win the America’s Cup twice in a row.
Our model features laser cut decks
and a solid wood hull.
The Beetle Cat is a 12 foot gaff-rigged, wooden sailboat designed by John Beetle of New Beford, MA, in 1921.
Beetle, Inc., located in Wareham, MA, is now the sole builder of Beetle Cat boats.
Our model is true to the original, includes a painted canvas deck, and is built plank-on-bulkhead at 1”=1’
1936 International One Design (IOD)
The International One Design racing class boat was designed and built by Bjarne Aas in Norway in 1936. The IOD filled the need for a one design class that could be raced in international competition without the cost of shipping boats around the world. There are currently 10 active fleets in 5 countries.
Features flat-red bottom paint and