• America Half Hull

    $760.00 $570.00

    The schooner was designed by George Steers and built in William Brown’s shipyard in 1851. It is still the most important and famous name in the history of the world of yachting.

    The Yacht America, under Dick Brown’s command(pictured below – pilot from New York) set out for England in June 1851 to compete for the Royal Yacht Squadron’s £100 Cup on 22 August – a 53-mile race around the Isle of Wight – against fifteen English schooners and cutters.

    She won by 7.5 miles over the second-place finisher.  America carried off an overwhelming victory over the English squadron.  America had a long history and was pulled down in 1946. Only the carved eagle which it had on poop survives at the New York Yacht Club.  The 100 guineas cup became Amercia’s Cup and still gives its name to the most important regatta in the world.

  • Australia II Half Hull

    $760.00 $570.00

    Australia II, designed by Ben Lexcen, featured an innovative winged keel which helped to make it very rapid and navigable in many conditions.

    The Australia II, skippered by John Bertrand (pictured below), faced Dennis Conner sailing the 12-metre Liberty in the ocean off Newport, Rhode Island.  Australia II came from behind to prevail 4 races to 3. The victory on September 26, 1983 was a landmark event for the nation of Australia, not to mention the Royal Perth Yacht Club, and it eventually earned Australia II the ABC’s Wide World of Sports Athlete of the Year for 1983.

  • HMS Bounty


    HMS Bounty was originally known as collier Bethia, built in 1784. William Bligh (pictured) was appointed Commanding Lieutenant of Bounty on 16 August 1787 at the age of 33.  After ten months at sea, Bounty reached Tahiti on 26 October 1788 after spending five months there.  Bounty set off with her breadfruit cargo on 4 April 1789.

  • HMS Bounty Miniature

    $205.00 $105.00

    HMS Bounty, built in 1784 was formerly known as collier Bethia.  The vessel was acquired  by the Royal Navy on 23 May 1787, and named Bounty also known as HM Armed Vessel Bounty. The ship was quite small at 215 tons, but had three masts. Refitted for a breadfruit expedition, she was equipped with four cannons and ten spin guns. The members of the mission were composed of 43 men, 2 civilian botanists and the commanding lieutenant William Bligh…..


  • HMS Endeavour


    Captain James Cook  first ship was to be the HMS Endeavour, of 366 tons, built as the collier Earl of Pembroke.  She was a small, sturdy “bark”, an unpretentious ship which had been employed in both the coastal and the Scandinavian. HMS Endeavour became the first ship to reach the East coast of Australia, when Cook went ashore at what is now known as Botany Bay. HMS Endeavour then sailed north along the Australian coast.

  • HMS Victory Miniature

    $205.00 $105.00

    HMS Victory, launched in 1765, was one of ten first-rate ships to be built with at least 100 guns. Constructed with around 6,000 trees which essentially consisted of 90% of oak and the remainder elm, pine and fir, with also small quantity of lignum vitae. Reconverted afterwards, her figurehead was modified along with her masts and the paint scheme was altered from red to the black and yellow which can be seen at present.

    She has participated in many battles and was mainly known as Lord Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805…..

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