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Boothbay Maine 1853 ship Aphrodite 1:96 Post 1 The beginning A friend has been rebuilding his Bluenose schooner in my shop for three years. The other day he came over with a broken-down old ship model given away by the Maine Maritime Museum. So it stayed on a shelf since last fall. Now that we are on a quest to build up models of the schooners and ships built in Boothbay, I got an idea. Do some research and come up with a Boothbay ship or bark that in a known scale would be the same size as this model. There is a wonderful book called
This build is to be a prototype for potential group of RC boats to race at the Boothbay Harbor Yacht club. First let's discuss why this might be a fun and useful project. LOA:21' LWL:18' 9" Draft:3' 6" Beam:5' 6" Sail Area:227.00 sq ft Displacement:2,100.00 lbs From Wikipedia "..Geerd Niels Hendel (14 January 1903 - 30 March 1998) was a naval architect and native of Germany. He found success in the United States becoming a prominent yacht designer who had a hand in an America's Cup victory in 1937. In 1935, Hendel became chief draftsm
Just started a build on a Midwest model kit BoothBay Lobster Boat started Nov.12 2015