Shackleton’s Antarctic Exploration Ship Endurance by Paul Reck – Completed Model

Customer Paul Reck of Mill Valley, California, posted these photos of his completed model the Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance. Paul is amazing, finishing the model in just over 2 months time.

If you’re interested in learning more about this kit, including links to download the instructions and to view Youtube build videos, see the listing here: https://www.agesofsail.com/ecommerce/endurance-(occre,-1:70).html

Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights

Just about two months ago, we posted an article about HSPMS member Paul Reck’s work on a model of Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic exploration ship Endurance, based on  kit produced by the Spanish ship model kit maker OcCre.

Paul is building this on commission. And, while he wasn’t in any hurry to get it done, he’s already wrapped up this project in record time.

Paul chose not to build the model with sails, leaving the model with a classic “bare poled” look. He also made some small modifications to the model, based on photos he found on the Internet of the actual ship.

 

As Paul noted early on, this is a big model. We’re not sure where the final home is for this model, but we’re guessing that Paul’s next project is crating the model up to ship across the country.

Only time will tell what Paul’s next ship model…

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