September. The beginning of the Fall season has arrived. The Labor Day weekend marks the official end of summer for those of us in North America however, the First Day of Fall is not until the 22nd. Howbeit, September has much to celebrate and be mindful of. The weather is not as hot and more enjoyable but the seasonal changes come at a price. Hurricane season reaches it's peak and that can be dangerous, so one should to keep a "weather eye" and pay attention to your local forecast. That is why TWO of our featured items below are professional Weather Stations. Also, beside Labor Day there is one event in history which occurred in September that many may not be aware of.  One important MAJOR thing that happened was the sailing of the Mayflower from Portsmouth England on September 16, 1620. That event is marked as Mayflower Day. If that ship had not sailed or had not made it to what is now Plymouth, MA, we may never have had the United States of America as we know it, so we have highlighted our own Mayflower ship model in remembrance of that event.

Finally, there is the annual remembrance of 9/11 and the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Our way of remembering these events is by offering our customers a 20% Discount on every item in our online store. This way you can have something to remember these events and save some money in the process.

Now, there are still many warm and even hot days and nights ahead so one should get outside and enjoy life in this very pleasant season.  Get out on the water if you can or to the beach, or out where the water turns deep blue, or at home on your deck. The history and heritage of this country started with nautical. It started with ships and explorers and fishermen and wind and sail. Keep it with you. Just please remember, always be careful so that you remain safe to enjoy the season with friends and family no matter where you are. Remember the rules of this present pandemic and keep safe distance from strangers or those who don't live with you and for goodness sake wear your face mask. Keep yourself and family safe at ALL costs and we shall see you next month.

Fair winds and following seas.
The staff at Robin’s Dockside Shop






 

Also, an added bonus
for September take


Coupon Code: MAYFLOWER

OFF every purchase
From now until Sep 30th

Solid Brass
Anchor Lantern


The classic anchor lamp used on sailing ships for hundreds of years.  Our Solid Brass Anchor Lantern is hand machined in heavy-gauge brass with copper trim with heavy Fresnel style lens is made to magnify the light. Now shipped with a removable  LED Tap Light.

Lacquer Coated if desired


Measures 12" Tall
Item: BR-1524


Large Teak Ship's Wheel
Modeled after ship's wheels used for centuries on all tall ships.
Size: 48"
Item: SH-8765

$124.95

$199.95

Compass Rose
 
Antique Bronze decorative nautical piece sometimes called a "windrose"
 
 
Size: 12"diameter
 

Item: MAL  169

$39.95

Solid Brass Brunton Transit  Compass
 
Authentic working solid brass Brunton style explorers compass in mahogany box with brass inserts.
Size:
  3" wide

Item: BR - 4840

$49.95

Precision Weather Station on Mahogany Base
 
Two Chrome precision weather instruments on real Mahogany base.

Size: 15" x 8.5" wide and
Instruments: 5-1/2“
 
Item: AMS-0600

$399.95

Precision 3-Gauge
Weather Station


Clock, Barometer & Thermometer
Precision weather instruments for September weather changes.
 
Base: 18“ x 6“

Item: RB-225-3

$479.95



Item: BK-525

Blue Hull Fishing Trawler
 
An older style model fishing boat hand made of hard and soft woods with fish nets and deck hardware.
 
Size: 15” long and approx. 14” tall
 
$65.95

Solid Copper Sailboat Weathervane
 
Great useful roof-Top ornament. Comes with Brass compass vane and steel mounting rod.

Size 
- 21" T x 21" L
 
Item: MDW-167P
 
$399.95

Brass Desk Magnifier

The standard desk magnifier used for centuries aboard ship to read charts or in the office for looking at jewels and fine print.
 
Size: 9" tall
 
Item: MR-4815A
 
$49.95

Brass Ship's Wheel
Letter Holder

Solid polished brass half ship’s wheel on a wood base. Lacquer coated for lasting shine.
 
Size: 7.5" x 4.5“
 
Item: BW-592
 
$38.95

Mayflower Model Ship

On September 16, 1620 a merchant ship named the Mayflower set sail from Portsmouth England with 103 passengers with a charter from the King of England to start
a British colony in the New World. The rest is history.

A reproduction of the original Mayflower was constructed in 1957 and lies at birth in Plymouth, MA today.

Our model of that iconic ship is hand constructed from natural hard and soft woods with cloth sails and cotton rigging.
Comes fully assembled.

 

Size: 19.5" long x 16" tall  -  Item: BK-1501

$109.95


 

     

 

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