Historic Marine is a manufacturer of ships models located north east of Mauritius. Here are 3 reasons to go and visit the place.
1. The workshop is located in Goodlands and will probably be on your way! Typical village located between Grand Baie and Ile aux Cerfs, Goodlands is a village that you necessarily pass through on your journey . A stop to visit the workshop, which is not very large, this is actually very easy .
2 . You can see models of the Saint Geran ( 1736 ), a famous 18th century ship of the East India Company which is passed on to posterity with the novel ” Paul and Virginia ” by Bernardin de Saint -Pierre . This ship went aground Aug. 17, 1744 against the rocks of the village of “Poudre d’Or” that is nearby and where you can also stop along the way if you want.
3 . Be sure to receive a warm welcome and service during your visit to Historic Marine. The manager will tell you the history of the main ships available, and you can chat with the craftsmen, who will be delighted to show you their accurate work .