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Aims of the Association

  • To keep alive the traditional craft of making a ship in a bottle.

  • To provide a forum for new ideas and techniques.

  • To pass on techniques and experience to a new generation of ship bottlers

  • To promote friendship across the seas and keep our Members in touch with one another.

  • To keep Members up to date with what is happening in the world of ship bottling.

What the Association can offer you:

  • A quarterly magazine, 'Bottleship', A4 format, full-colour, 28 pages, illustrated with plans, photos, features and articles.

  • The opportunity for you to attend national and occasional international conventions.

  • Exhibit your work in award-winning competitions for all standards.

  • Meet fellow members and make new friends.

  • Access to Association archives.

  • Help through our network of experienced modellers via our  magazine letters page.

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