Cookies used in this website are gluten free, wheat free and dairy free. By using this website you agree to our use of cookies. More Info
Guest
Login Below
Join Us On Social Media!
   
Get The Model Boats App!
Apple App Store
Android app on Google Play


Help Support This Website
£
or enter custom amount

(Non Contributor)

Help support this free
website and donate.



£285 a year is needed to keep the website and apps online. Please consider donating £5 or more to help towards these fees.
All donations are securely managed through PayPal. Amounts donated are not published online.

Many thanks for your kind support.

Model Boats Website Team


Donation History
May 2017: 7 people
April 2017: 23 people
March 2017: 9 people
February 2017: 12 people
January 2017: 37 people
December 2016: 2 people
November 2016: 2 people
October 2016: 8 people


Unique Visitors This Month

Website Members

Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy
Advertising
Contact


Model Boats Website
Active Users (5)
Login or Register
To Remove This Ad

Login or Register
To Remove This Ad
Welcome to the Model Boats Website! A place for all model boaters!
Feel free to browse through the website, ask your questions, upload your photos or even start your own blog!
Mushroom Vent £0.95 GBP
Mushroom Vent. Plastic material. Choose from Grey or White. Available in both 1:16 and 1:12 scale.

1:16 Scale: 15mm diameter. 7mm high
1:12 Scale: 20mm diameter. 9mm high.
Want to advertise here?
tomaher Newest Member!
27th May 2017
United Kingdom
12 hours ago
Cabin Mast (1:16 Scale) £4.50 GBP
Cabin Mast. Made from a plastic material with a hinged base. Comes in four parts, the hinged base clips, main structure and top light. The top light will require a small amount of glue to secure. Stands 10cm tall and 7cm wide. Choice of colours available or white if you prefer to paint yourself. Assembly instructions included. 1:16 scale.
Want to advertise here?
Upcoming Events
iMBRA Western League Event
3rd Jun 2017 - 5th Jun 2017
6 days away
CADMA Northern Model Boat Show
3rd Jun 2017 - 4th Jun 2017
7 days away
Bournville Work Boat Day
4th Jun 2017 (1 Day Only)
7 days away
Worcester Model Boat Club Open Day
10th Jun 2017 (1 Day Only)
13 days away
Saulxures iMBRA Western League
17th Jun 2017 - 18th Jun 2017
20 days away
Activity Feed
New Sailor
tonyp
1 day ago
Northampton & District MBC
Attending Event
tonyp
1 day ago
Mayhem At Wicksteed
Following Blog
Inkoust
3 days ago
DAMEN STAN 4207
New Sailor
IanD
4 days ago
South Manchester Model Boat Club
Following Blog
Inkoust
5 days ago
MTGMB
Featured Articles
Water Witch
3 hours ago
Aeronaut Pilot Boat
7 hours ago
Speranza 01
13 hours ago
3D printing
17 hours ago
Norstar Wave Princess resurrected
2 days ago
Jet Sprint Boat
2 days ago
1/12scale SPEEDLINE Trent lifeboat kit
2 days ago
HMCS Agassiz
2 days ago
Brushless for 'Sea Scout'??
2 days ago
RSS Sovereignty P 72
2 days ago
Muddys Tarpon
3 days ago
Ketch Irene
3 days ago
Smit Rotterdam 478
3 days ago
Battery problems
3 days ago
Yachts Photo Gallery
3 days ago
It's Your Website...
Submit Your Photos!
Photo Gallery
Start Your Own Build Blog!
Boat Building Blogs
Submit Video Clips!
Video Gallery
Ask & Answer Questions!
Model Boats Forum
How's Your Boat Setup?
Boat Setups
Tell Us About An Event!
Events Calendar
Add Your Local Club!
Model Boat Clubs
Is This Website Useful?
Sign The Guestbook
Latest Posts
Water Witch by GARTH Lieutenant   Posted: 3 hours ago
[Score: 9/10] 17"/2100g Water Witch Capable of 3mph and a runtime of 70mins Direct Drive Powered by NiMH (7.2v) 2Amp/h Batteries - Comments: Found plans in a Model Boat Magazine from England The plans where down size I used 1/8 pine strips for the hull and epoxy as sealer This model was a replicate of a Scotish fishing boat converted to pleasure crafts .

Aeronaut Pilot Boat by onetenor Commander   Posted: 7 hours ago
Early in this thread I saw Depron mentioned as being the material of the build Was this so ? If so what glue was used in the build. UHU por or similar brand is usually recommended.Re Glueing metal to plastic good old Gorilla Glue is the one Much cheaper then those others and has good gap filling too.👍

Aeronaut Pilot Boat by cormorant Captain   Posted: 7 hours ago
Hi Nick Yes, I was very pleased with the final model and its maiden voyage. It looks particularly good with all the lights on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pTQgjg8ZuY&t=3s Just a reminder, be very precise when positioning the hull skins and don't use too much glue as the ribs will show through. Best of luck. Steve

Aeronaut Pilot Boat by NickW Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 9 hours ago
Some really good posts here, i'm also on the brink of purchasing the Pilot boat.....never built one before but if keep to the advice and tips given then I should be ok.....I hope --- Steve did you have a successful launch when you sailed it for the first time?

Speranza 01 by muddy Lieutenant   Posted: 13 hours ago
This is one that i,ve yearned after for some considerable years. Had the plans in the 1960's, I think, but it was always put on the back burner. But needs must, we have a big sailing lake now and a Sea Queen looks ideal on this water. Speranza, built from Plans, first thing source the timber, 5mm ply for keel and bulkheads,and Obechie 6mm X 3mm laminated for stringers and chine lines. Transferring bulkheads/frames to the timber can be daunting, but several methods can be applied. Personally i prefer to Trace the outline and detail then pin prick the outlines onto the timber, you can do this direct from the plan, but using tracing paper or drafting film saves the drawing from disintegrating. Have used carbon paper in the past, but I did find this a bit messy, a personal choice.

3D printing by figtree7nts Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 17 hours ago
Can't wait to see the first printer object! Ed

3D printing by Inkoust Captain   Posted: 17 hours ago
Great machine, I hope you use it well and I will see the very nice 3D print results.👍

3D printing by Midlife306 Commander   Posted: 18 hours ago
It arrived yesterday & she's not stabbed me yet, result... I was up until 3am putting it together & ive just started running my first test print👍 Cheers Wayne

Norstar Wave Princess resurrected by AllenA Seaman   Posted: 2 days ago
Thanks Dave. Good to have some feedback and I will certainly post a video asap. Think I will upgrade my ESC in the near future and I am really tempted to install a 700 BB Turbo. That may be gilding the Lily though. Just out of interest I picked up the MacGregor II at the same time as the Digimac III. That one works as well. They were good quality fair play.

Norstar Wave Princess resurrected by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
Hi AllenA Welcome to the site. Your model looks superb and you have restored to almost original condition, including the MacGregor! Looks better than the one I used to own! The smaller prop will be much better, I have cooked a couple of speed 600s with a too large prop. The lip at the front may not bwe correct but it certainly fits with the period when the model was built. Good luck with the new prop and perhaps you will post a video so we can all share your experience of this nostalgic model sailing. Dave

Jet Sprint Boat by Rod Lieutenant   Posted: 2 days ago
So am I Wayne It's coming together nicely now Should finish top deck mould in the next week or so Cheers

1/12scale SPEEDLINE Trent lifeboat kit by Rocky Recruit   Posted: 2 days ago
Hello, Firstly is the lifeboat kit still for sale? If so, does it come with instructions as well as plans for each stage of the build? Finally, my budget would be around the £475 mark, would this be considered as a reasonable offer, obviously if not I fully understand. Thank you.

Jet Sprint Boat by Midlife306 Commander   Posted: 2 days ago
Hehe, I'm getting excited Rod👍 Cheers Wayne

HMCS Agassiz by Rod Lieutenant   Posted: 2 days ago
Thanks for your kind remarks from down under Cheers

Norstar Wave Princess resurrected by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
Very nice!

Popular Tags