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Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery

620 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
+1 757-399-5012
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Land Ho!

Are you looking for nautical decor or high end nautical artwork? This is THE place to go. The owner... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
jen0416
IMMERSION THERAPY !!

Immersion in everything nautical" arts, charts, books, tools, antique ship pieces , telescopes... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Ken and Cheryl M
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Portsmouth, Virginia
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Selected by customers as the world's most unique and diverse nautical store & marine art gallery! Located in the historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia, a part of the greater Hampton Roads area including Norfolk, virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News and the Outer Banks of North Carolina are all nearby.
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620 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Are you looking for nautical decor or high end nautical artwork? This is THE place to go. The owner procures actual pieces off of ships such as light fixtures, ships wheels, dinnerware etc. Also artwork by artists that make you feel as if you are...More

Thank jen0416
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review. We hope that you will stop by and visit us again. Joe & Alison Elder Proprietors

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Immersion in everything nautical" arts, charts, books, tools, antique ship pieces , telescopes, gifts, clothing ,furniture, decorative pieces for the home. , Great smells, sights, and wonderful greeter ' Fin" .. enjoyed the website also for gifting and it is a nice storefront for Portsmouth...More

Thank Ken and Cheryl M
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you Ken & Cheryl! Great review! From Joe, Alison & Fin too!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Having some time to burn I ventured into Skipjack and got lost in all the great antiques and superb custom furniture. Joe and Allison were super hospitable. You definitely should visit their shop.

Thank Matt K
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you Matt! It was a pleasure meeting you and thank you for the kind review. Please let us know what we can do to find the perfect nautical items to dress up your new home. Joe Elder Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The old fashioned lamps that the owners transformed into lamps are truly unique. I love the antique signal flags, christmas ornaments fashioned like harbor bells and cans and other things of this nature. Over all the place is a treasure trove for the nautical collector,...More

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C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful and insightful review. Please come back and visit us again.

Reviewed 4 February 2017

I would definitely stop if you have a nautical decor or interest in old boating items. My interest is in old maps and charts.

Thank O4993SOannes
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review and please shop with us again!

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Numerous items for sale in this nautical treasure trove. From historic items of ships to recent items for the home.

Thank Mary K
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you Mary K for the positive review. We really appreciate your thoughts and for taking the time to write this! Joe & Alison Elder, Proprietors.

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Some interesting items. Not a whole lot to choose from. I was turned off by the fact that I was never greeted as a patron. Only one other customer in the store. I work hard for my money, and there are lots of friendlier places...More

Thank Caressa
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Dear Caressa, We sincerely apologise for not taking the time to greet you, truly an unacceptable practice, and we usually do take the time to talk with visitors to our store. Sometimes we get sidetracked with store management as well as working on our website...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

What am amazing place to shop! A "must go to" if you live in or are visiting the Hampton Roads area!! You won't be disappointed. Great decorating ideas, unique gifts & clothing, and all beautifully displayed. I'm surprised they don't charge admission to enter -...More

Thank rpeebles
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review. We are often compared by visitors as a store comparable to a maritime museum, but the big difference is that we DO NOT charge admission AND you can actually touch the artifacts and buy them to boot!...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

In the charming town of Portsmouth, VA is a store you must not miss. Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Gallery is a one-of-a-kind treasure tucked along beautiful High Street. You'll find all kinds of mostly vintage nautical items just waiting to turn your home or...More

Thank jwp2017
C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review. Our goal here at Skipjack is to make each customers experience memorable and hopefully to assist in finding the right item for your particular needs. If we do not have it, we will do our absolute best...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Skipjack is my "go to" resource for exceptional Nautical pieces. As an interior designer, it is often a real challenge to find authentic yet functional nautical inspired art, furniture or accessories. This IS the place! With a keen eye for specialty pieces, owners Joe and...More

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C E, Owner at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Thank you Rebecca at RTL Design for your kind review. Yes, we try to be "the source" for all nautical/marine/maritime items suitable for use in coastal homes. Our goal is to offer authentic nautical wares as well as original marine art for the discriminating buyer,...More

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