Shipwright, 2011: The International Annual for Maritime History and Ship Modelmaking (Shipwright: The International Annual of Maritime History & Ship Modelmaking)by John Bowen
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The second edition of a new, full-colour annual focusing on all facets of 'scratch-built' model shipbuilding, as well as related articles on restoration, archaeology, historical research and marine art. Twenty articles describe, explain, inform and inspire, illustrated with modelmakers' own photographs, archival plans, prints and artworks. The annual succeeds Model Shipwright, the quarterly journal which ran to 144 issues spanning 36 years. This edition will include an article on Victory's gunnery by Peter Goodwin; the team who sail the Matthew replica provide insight into sailing a fifteenth-century ship; modelling articles come from R A Wilson, R Guzman and J Laing and Jonathon Kinghorn describes the techniques and paints for the Painting of Ships, 1750-1850, plus additional sections on Modeller's Draught, Book News and Readers' Gallery. Fully international in scope, Shipwright is an essential volume for any dedicated ship modeller or budding enthusiast.