Top 100 BlogsBlogs are sorted by popularity, calculated on the total number of hits received. Toy yacht-sailing on park ponds or fountains is a romantic and much-reproduced image of Victorian and Edwardian childhood. This small shop in Scottsdale, Arizona builds Pond Yachts to the designs and construction techniques of vintage boats. Pond yachts have a rich history of colorful designers and builders and equally impressive small boats. English Antique Wood Pond Yachts Model Sailboats: circa 1900-1910 Purchased in Arundel, England.


Pond yachts were made in a range of sizes, from just a few centimetres to enormous examples such as this - almost two metres (6.5 feet) in height. A contemporary full hull model of a working pond yacht or toy dating from the early 20th century.
A rare opportunity for you to collect a smaller --actually sailing-- sailboat model for your.
Amounts shown in italicised text are for items listed in currency other than Pounds Sterling and are approximate conversions to Pounds. In some parks, people set up stalls or barrows alongside the pond to hire toy yachts out to adults and children.


It depicts a yacht with a cutter rig, which was popular towards the end of the 19th century, the hull of which is based upon the lines of the Royal Yacht ‘Britannia' (1893), which was sailed by King Edward VII. It is complete with a lead-ballasted keel and rudder, and a deck hatch providing access to the hull for adding ballast for finite trimming.



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