Length: 25.5" (65 cm)
Width: 3.93" (10 cm)
Height: 20.86" (53 cm)
The Bluenose is a classic Canadian schooner.
A wooden Bluenose schooner model handcrafted from scratch.
The schooner model is supported by a solid wooden stand.
The Bluenose model is sold fully built including the sails.
Not a kit.
- Dispatched from Bristol or free Click & Collect.
Models are shipped via DHL and shipping costs are as follows:
UK mainland and Northern Ireland @ £10.50
The Scottish Highlands & Channel Islands @ £35.10
Please email us to request a delivery charge to your country.
INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY INCLUDING EUROPE:
Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.
DELIVERY TO NORTHERN IRELAND:
There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland.
The Canadian Bluenose schooner is a historic vessel that has become an icon of Canadian maritime heritage. It was originally launched in 1921 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, and was built as a racing and fishing vessel.
The Bluenose was designed by William Roué, a Canadian naval architect, and was named after the nickname for Nova Scotians, who were known as "Bluenosers". The vessel was renowned for its speed and won many racing competitions in the 1920s and 1930s.
The Bluenose was also used for fishing, primarily for the Grand Banks cod fishery, and was a vital part of the local economy. The vessel was known for its durability, as it was able to withstand the rough waters and storms of the North Atlantic.
In addition to its practical uses, the Bluenose became a symbol of Canadian identity and was featured on the Canadian dime from 1937 to 2012. The vessel has been celebrated in literature, music, and art, and is considered a national treasure.
Today, a replica of the Bluenose can be seen in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, where it serves as a tourist attraction and a reminder of Canada's rich maritime history.