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Sea Watch Books

Sea Watch Books has a new owner, Michael Ellison. Michael has recently acquired this fine resource of natutical books by some of the most renowned authors of this age. The accompanying photo is a new release by Rob Napier on the care and maintenance of ship models. He has been at modeling for a life time in both ground up and restoration and repair of exquiste models. This is just an example of the fine reference material found in Sea Watch's inventory. Michael is a member of the Hampton Roads Ship Model Society


Nautical Research Guild Journal

Published quarterly, the Nautical Research Journal contains feature articles on ship model building, merchant and naval shipbuilding, naval architecture, maritime trade, nautical history, and maritime arts. Each article is beautifully illustrated with archival and modern photographs, vessel plans, and technical drawings.

Model Ship World

Model Ship World is a supplemental element of the Nautical Research Guild and is a wealth of information on ship model building, how to, tools and much much more. It is free to join and one can post any subject of interest pertaining to model building, history, items for sale and events. In the past few years it has grown becuase of its wealth of information contributed by members.  Visit:

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