Other Ship in a Bottle Associations:-

The Ships-in-Bottles Association of America:    

President/ Membership Chairman :  David Lavoie

To join the SIBAA, contact:

David Lavoie, 33 Davis Road, Methuen, MA 01844


Visit the website at :

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Nederlandse Vereniging van Flessescheepjes Bouwers en Verzamelaars

President - Hans de Haan

e-mail him on:

Visit the Dutch SIB website

To join, please contact :  Hans de Haan, Grauwe Gans 34,

4617 KE,  Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands

           or e-mail him on:

French  Association    Association Bateaux en Bouteilles

President and Editor:  Gerard Breillat  32, mail des Pepinieres  77127 LIEUSAINT, France


Visit the website at :

        Japanese Ships in Bottles Association

President:  Shigeo Yamaguchi ,  ItamiGH 504, 2-2, Itami 5 chome, Itami-shi, Osaka 664-0846, JAPAN

       Deutsche Buddelschiffer Gilde  Peter Hollander; Randowstr.: 10; D - 22547 Hamburg; Germany.

                      German bottleship forum

      Norway Association - Flaskeskuteforeningen  AV 1878 PO. Box 893, Sentrum, N-0104 Oslo 1, Norway

      Portuguese Association -  website:

There is a number of other  websites relating to the craft of building or collecting bottled objects, including ships in bottles:

·   The Sea of Bottles—David Luna de Carvalho from Portugal with video links

·   Ships in Bottles in Russia - a superb site with lots of other useful links:  Artem Popov

·   Mining bottles from Austria: Peter Huber

·   American Folk Art - including early bottled models: Susan Jones

·   Ships in Bottles from Spain - detailed models built to scale: Juan Rodriguez del Barrio

·   Ships in Bottles from Canada - a site with a detailed, illustrated history of ships in bottles: David S. Smith

·   Ralph's Propaganda sheets -  photographs of eight detailed models by Ralph W. Preston:

·   Ships and other artefacts in bottles: Greg Alvey

·   Trad Boat (Charles Smith Publications)

·  Ships in Bottles from Jose Antonio Baneres in Spain:

Swedish Association  website: