Photo Gallery of Japanese Sailing Ships and Boats

17th Century


35-45 Higaki-kaisen "Hosei-maru"     Period: 17th century  Scale: 1/60     Scratch built  |  Toshitaka Nakazono
35-45 Higaki-kaisen "Hosei-maru" Period: 17th century Scale: 1/60 Scratch built | Toshitaka Nakazono

33-8 Naniwa-maru  Peropd: 1619  Scale: 1/150  Scratchbuilt |  Etsuro Tsuboi
33-8 Naniwa-maru Peropd: 1619 Scale: 1/150 Scratchbuilt | Etsuro Tsuboi

38-22  Sengoku Ship     Period:  17th Century  Scale: 1/60   Woody Joe   |  Toshio MATSUSHITA
38-22 Sengoku Ship Period: 17th Century Scale: 1/60 Woody Joe | Toshio MATSUSHITA

18th Century


33-40 Higaki-kaisen     Period:  18th Century Scale: 1/100     Scratch built   |  Taketoshi TANAKA
33-40 Higaki-kaisen Period: 18th Century Scale: 1/100 Scratch built | Taketoshi TANAKA

44-29 TAIHO-MARU Period:1710 Nationality: Japanese Scale: 1:62 Built by: Taketoshi TANAKA
44-29 TAIHO-MARU Period:1710 Nationality: Japanese Scale: 1:62 Built by: Taketoshi TANAKA

19th Century



35-30 Taru-kaisen "Takada-maru"     Period:  1859 Scale: 1/100   Scratch built  |  Kooichi Kanamaru
35-30 Taru-kaisen "Takada-maru" Period: 1859 Scale: 1/100 Scratch built | Kooichi Kanamaru
38-26 Ainoko Ship - hybrid ship, Japanese type hull and schooner type sails | Period:19th century Scale:1/60 Scratchbuilt | Takashi KASUMI
38-26 Ainoko Ship - hybrid ship, Japanese type hull and schooner type sails | Period:19th century Scale:1/60 Scratchbuilt | Takashi KASUMI
40-15 Higaki-Kaisen | Period:19th century Scale:1/72 Woody Joe | Toshio TAKAHASHI
40-15 Higaki-Kaisen | Period:19th century Scale:1/72 Woody Joe | Toshio TAKAHASHI

43-19 Kobaya type bonito fishing boat Period:Late 19th Century 1:48 Built by:Kenji SATO
43-19 Kobaya type bonito fishing boat Period:Late 19th Century 1:48 Built by:Kenji SATO
30-44 Meijimaru  | Period: 1874 | Scale: 1/96 | Tatsuya AKAMICHI
30-44 Meijimaru | Period: 1874 | Scale: 1/96 | Tatsuya AKAMICHI

20th Century


 27-38 Taiho-Maru  |   1906 |scale:  1/70 | built by Kenzo NAGATA
27-38 Taiho-Maru | 1906 |scale: 1/70 | built by Kenzo NAGATA

31-41 Oshoro-maru   |  Period:  1909 Scale:1/54  Scratchbuilt  |  Yoshifumi Matsumoto
31-41 Oshoro-maru | Period: 1909 Scale:1/54 Scratchbuilt | Yoshifumi Matsumoto
40-06  Nippon-maru  |  Period:  1930   Scale: 1/35  Imai-Kagaku   |  Hideaki  Asakawa
40-06 Nippon-maru | Period: 1930 Scale: 1/35 Imai-Kagaku | Hideaki Asakawa

 34-46  Meiji-maru   |     Period: 1988  Scale: 1/96    | Tatsuya Akamichi
34-46 Meiji-maru | Period: 1988 Scale: 1/96 | Tatsuya Akamichi
30-49  Akogare  |  Period: 1993 Scale:1/75  Woody-Joe  | Yasuo Azuma
30-49 Akogare | Period: 1993 Scale:1/75 Woody-Joe | Yasuo Azuma

43-20 20ft. black porgy fishing boat of Tosa district 1:10 Kit:Thermal Studio Built by:Masami SEKIGUCHI
43-20 20ft. black porgy fishing boat of Tosa district 1:10 Kit:Thermal Studio Built by:Masami SEKIGUCHI