This quarterly journal, since its launch in 1972, has been regarded as the world's leading ship modeling publication. The mixture of articles, reviews, news and comment from model makers worldwide provides the best and most detailed information available anywhere, and is enhanced with authentic plans, clear diagrams and many photographs.
Although the miniature ships are the most important feature of the journal, with articles explaining how individual models were researched and constructed, the other aspects of model making have not been forgotten dioramas, modeling techniques, tools, and recent events are all covered. Each issue of the journal comes complete with a free large-scale modeler's drought with accompanying modeling notes, illustrations and specifications for a featured vessel.The Editor, John Bowen, is the author of several acclaimed titles for Conway, including Miniature Merchant Ships published in 1997. He was Deputy Editor of Model Shipwright when it was launched and has been the Editor since 1974. John Bowen is a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. He lives in Hunstanton, Norfolk.
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