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Ron's Harbour


Name: Catharine Posted 24th Aug 2018 by Ron Score: 9
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 25 inches



Uses 4 AA batteries to power the Spektrum Receiver and two servos. Mast is 22” Boom 20” Sail material is from Doyle Sailmakers Inc. 2.2oz Fibrermax nylon from Challenge Sailcloth Draft is 3” Bean 8”

Name: Skiff Posted 17th Mar 2018 by Ron Score: 5
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 18 inches



Type: Brushed
Drive: Direct Drive
Props: Single Propellor
Type: 2 Blade S Type
An East Coast Nova Scotia inspired skiff design. I put a small outboard motor on the stern

Name: Canary Posted 17th Mar 2018 by Ron Score: 5
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 15 inches



A 1941 Comet kit, Gypsy Sloop.

Name: My Timmy 2 Posted 3rd Dec 2017 by Ron Score: 8
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 24 inches
Speed: 5 MPH
Runtime: 30 Minutes
NiCad (7.2v)


Motor: Graupner 400
Type: Brushed
Drive: Geared
Props: Single Propellor
Type: 3 Blade
Dumas kit - Jolly Jay - Built by Don Sutton, Metro Modellers of Toronto, Ontario, Canada 🇨🇦. Very sea worthy vessel, the tall bow takes waves on the lake very nicely. This boat is a steady sailing model which is why Don recommended it to me for teaching the grandsons to enjoy using it. Though boys still want grandpa to build a “fast” boat...maybe next year!

Name: Midwest Cranberry Isle Posted 14th Jul 2017 by Ron Score: 8
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 36 inches
NiMH (7.2v)


Type: Brushed
Drive: Direct Drive
Props: Single Propellor
Type: 3 Blade
Recently purchased this boat built by Don Sutton, Scale Captain, Metro Modellers Toronto, Canada 🇨🇦. Don built the boat about 15 years ago, but to make room for a larger new model he is selling older models. This style of Yacht has long been a favourite of mine which will be my winter scratch build project. Having this working model in my workshop will assist me with the project.

Name: M12 Posted 2nd Jul 2017 by Ron Score: 5
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 45 inches
Weight: 7200 grams



More to come with photos out of the water. Uses One Meter Soling Rig and Sails. Design of hull/rudder/keel is to sail in the weeds.

Name: Canada Eh ! Posted 17th Feb 2017 by Ron Score: 8
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 24 inches
Weight: 1200 grams
Speed: 12 MPH
Runtime: 30 Minutes
NiMH (7.2v)
M

Motor: Graupner
Type: Brushed
Drive: Direct Drive
Props: Single Propellor
Type: 2 Blade X Type
The boat can be seen on YouTube, https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=eanimqiOh54 No leaks. Stable and balanced. Paint is acrylic, clear-coated wood is mahogany. This is a Nor-Star Kingfisher kit with some alterations and added details.

Name: Michael Posted 4th Feb 2017 by Ron Score: 8
Specs Power Source Control Drive Thrust
Length: 18 inches
Speed: 3 MPH
Runtime: 30 Minutes
NiMH (7.2v)


Type: Brushed
Drive: Geared
Props: Single Propellor
Type: 3 Blade
I use two 2400 Wolf Pack battery sets one one each side of the hull to add ballast plus, B-B shot is glued in the hull for weight too. My grandson helped to build and paint it thus the vessel named Michael The boat was too fast with a direct drive so it was replaced with a 3:1 geared reduction. Runs much better more scale speed. The first motor made it look like a speed boat, which was dangerous if my grandson were to sail it.