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Welcome Aboard Mates!
 Next meeting: Tuesday JULY 9th 6pm aboard the BERKELEY (5pm setup/social)
The San Diego Ship Modelers Guild invites you to explore the storied art of ship model building.
Kits or scratch-built, plastic or wood, small scale or large, come join us in this fascinating craft.

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Questions about modeling scales?
Is 1/8" scale the same as 1:96?

Refer to the Scale Chart under the Scuttlebutt menu and get your scales balanced.

Any midshipman can “box the compass” — can you?
Navigate to Compass Rose under the Scuttlebutt menu.
It's here!

San Diego County Fair
June 12th through July 7th

Check the volunteer
assignment schedule!
Build Gallery

Completed builds
by Members of the Guild

by Tom Hairston

Explore the Build Gallery

Here's your application!
We welcome modelers of all ages and abilities. Join us for a few meetings to decide if we can help you become a better modeler. We meet the second Tuesday every month aboard the BERKELEY at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Contact the Guild Master

A subset of Guild Members individually build identical models
and share techniques as part of the Community Build.

The Guild is honored to call the steam ferry BERKELEY home,
docked at the Embarcadero on San Diego Bay.

The Guild is sponsored by and supports the
Maritime Museum of San Diego.

The Guild is a Chartered Chapter of the
Nautical Research Guild.