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Certificate of Сandidate-Master of sports of Ukraine
Certificate of Сandidate-Master of sports of Ukraine

My name is Olha and I turned my hobby into a profession. By profession I am a road and airfield engineer and worked in this field for 10 years. After immigrating to the USA, I decided to turn my beloved hobby, shipmodeling, into a business. The keel of my first ship model was laid down in 2010. I made a lot of mistakes on it due to inexperience and lack of reference literature, but it taught me a lot. This model showed me that this is what I want to do professionally. My models have won championships and numerous medals. I am experienced in researching and developing model-ship drawings.

SHIPMODELER

It was thanks to ship-modeling that I met my husband, Dr. Kroum Batchvarov, a well-known ship archaeologist. Now we collaborate in producing high-quality, historically accurate ship models.

My works:

H.M.S. VICTORY - 1765 (Scale1:84)

H.M.S. VICTORY - 1765 (Scale1:84)

H.M.A.V. Bounty - 1787 (Scale1:45)

H.M.A.V. Bounty - 1787 (Scale1:45)

Deck-Boat St.Gabriel-1728(Scale1:72)

Deck-Boat St.Gabriel-1728(Scale1:72)

Ukrainian Championship - 2019

Ukrainian Championship - 2019

Ukrainian Championship - 2016

Ukrainian Championship - 2016

Ukrainian Championship - 2015

Ukrainian Championship - 2015

Documentation of the 17th Cent Model

Documentation of the 17th Cent Model

Reconstruction of the Cossack boat

Reconstruction of the Cossack boat

© Olha Batchvarov (USA, Connecticut, New London)