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BlueJacket Shipcrafters

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Happy Hubby!

Wow! Visited today as this has been a long time wish for my husband to stop by. Missed them a few... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
FishinGal312
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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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Bluejacket shipcrafters is the country’s oldest model kit business. The foundry room cast thousands... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
tdamuck
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Portland, Maine
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25 Aug 2018
“Happy Hubby!”
17 Mar 2018
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Boat Model Kits Made in Maine. The oldest models l ship business in the US. The business was founded in 1905. We manufacture over 80 kits. Beginner to expert levels of models kits are available. All casting and fittings are made in our foundry. Many...more
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160 E Main St, Searsport, ME 04974-3311
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! Visited today as this has been a long time wish for my husband to stop by. Missed them a few years back but made sure we stopped as soon as we pulled into town. Husband was like a kid in a candy store. Great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Trisha D, Owner at BlueJacket Shipcrafters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Hi it was great to meet you last week. Happy hubbys make happy wives. Glad his wish came true. He certainly deserved it !

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Bluejacket shipcrafters is the country’s oldest model kit business. The foundry room cast thousands of fittings for model boats. Professionals modelers on staff along with friendly customer service. 100 ship models on display in Gallery. Open year round.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Make sure you stop for an introduction to the fascinating world of ship models. A wide range of kits, and many samples to see.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank RayBoas
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Wonderful place to visit. Ship models done in great detail by true craftsmen. They have a great range of products that will interest people of all levels of knowledge about the model ships they manufacture.

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Roger R
Reviewed 19 October 2014

your are into model ships. top of the line model kits made on-site. Pricey, but there are some smaller models available for a reasonable price. Lots of nice models on display. A great stop if you are interested in genuine models.

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank sistapleto
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Blue Jacket Shipcrafters are among the elite. Even if you don't (now) put together model ships, a short stop here will "tie together" your visits to the Penobscot Marine Museum and Fort Knox / Penobscot Observatory. These people were our reason for being in Searsport,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
4  Thank VillageGypsy
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Definitely worth a stop...you may take up a new hobby, building model ships, as a result of your visit. Housed in an interesting building, this shop, which can also be accessed on-line, has a museum of model ships of all types, sailing ships, tankers, everything...and,...More

Date of experience: August 2012
6  Thank gypsybaker
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