Concept to Reality

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Research
Design stages
Building the hull
Deck details and masts
Rigging and Sails
Shipping (1 of 2) pointer
Maintenance

Shipping a tall-ship model

Sailing ship models will have their lower hull encased in Styrofoam, around which a sturdy wooden frame is built, such as the one shown below.

Image of shipping frame

The model is strapped securely to the frame and base. The frame is then double-boxed, with foam (popcorn) chips between the outer and inner box. Large models should be crated to assure safe transport and arrival.

Sailboat model in shipping case

 

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Concept, content & Design: The Art of Age of Sail