A Clipper Ship Model


A Clipper Ship Model. Part 1

In speed and beauty, few ships can compare with America's nineteenth century clippers. Their flowing curves and trim rigging made them the most beautiful ships sailing the seas. It is little...

A Clipper Ship Model. Part 2

The top edges of the bulwarks are black along the waist and white at the forecastle and poop. The lower molding is white. The inside of the bulwarks is white, with brown stripes to represent...

A Clipper Ship Model. Part 3

Take the other end of the cord up through the half circle in the top, between the masts, around behind and down through the top again, to another hole in the same side of the hull, in line...

A Clipper Ship Model. Part 4

The general idea of the braces is to swing the yards around on their parrel axes. They should be so arranged that if the yards were hoisted to the mastheads, they would lead slightly downward...