Skipjack Sailboat, Waterline Model, Bay Blue, with Display Case. Designed as a perfect desktop model, Skipjack Waterline Model (#SKWM-B) is fully assembled, with details down to the waterline. Base is finished with Bay Blue water effect. Skipjacks hold an important position in the history of the Chesapeake Bay.
Officially designated "Maryland State Boat" in 1985, Skipjacks are sturdy, single-masted, oyster dredging boats, ideally suited for the relatively shallow and often tempestuous waters of the Chesapeake Bay. At one point, as many as 2,000 Skipjacks existed but today, only a few remain, with most maintained for historical and tourism purposes. The oyster dredging season runs from October through March but you can have this Skipjack on display all year long!Model features two sails (mainsail and jib), detailed rigging, bowsprit, deck houses, aft cabin, helm station, deck planking, water barrel and push boat on davits. Mast, decking, cabin tops and railings are varnished wood.
Overall boat is resin and wood construction. Display case has clear acrylic sides and top with blue hand-painted base. Bottom of base includes protective black felt.
Case dimensions: 11.25" long X 3.38" wide X 10.00 high. Skipjack model dimensions: 10.00" long X 2.50" wide X 8.00 high (boat is securely attached to base). This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats & Ships". The seller is "bblackway" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America.