Schaarhorn was built in 1908 and used as the Hamburg state Yacht, in 1973Schaarhorn was sold and brought to the U.K. In 1990 she was sold to a preservation society in Hamburg and fully restored. It is now used for pleasure cruises. The model was built using original drawings as well as photographs taken of the restored vessel. The hull is a fully detailed GRP moulding. Superstructure and deck are CNC cut ply with printed ply overlays. Ships boats are styrene mouldings. Bow and stern decorative scroll work, ships name, saloon windows and door furniture are etched brass. Over 800 fittings are cast from high quality white metal (with 34 for the anchor windlass alone). All wood dowel, rod, wire and cordage are supplied to make this a model to be proud of.