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Highlander - Posted: 1 year ago by manyboats
Built this year from excellent Metcalfe mouldings kit. R/C sailed with Australian model ship club. Tried it for steering competitions but not that manoeuvrable. Boat of the yr 3rd prize!

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Thames sailing barge Capricorn - Posted: 1 year ago by tomarack
Hi,
this is my last model, thames siling barge on its maiden voyage,October 2, 2016. Preparation for construction of barges - Fall 2013. I have not chosen according to what plans I will build. I bought plans for TSB Lady Daphne, finally I chose but I have other plans.
On the Internet I found an information plan barge "Champion class" from H.I.Chapelle. Even though I had prepared and cut out the ribs on the LD (1:28, Loa 98 cm), I finally began to build a "Champion". Loa 110 cm.
More photos and a description to> http://barge.homeunix.org/index.php/home <
It still remains to be done many details - winches, dinghy, and more. Also, set the the sails just sewn just for a test.Everything I wanted to finish through the winter
Tom

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Response by tomarack on the 27th Jul 2017
New season 2017 in the park on the pond.
Response by tomarack on the 12th Oct 2017
I made new little blocks for brails and I added the missing brails for main and mizzen masts.In this photos, the bowsprit is not properly fastened, only put down due to photographing.
Last photo - model ready for transport...
Response by tomarack on the 12th Oct 2017
Clinker boat for Capricorn,and several details.On each barge used to be a dog,as a companion and a cargo guard...
Last photo - my ropewalk

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Osprey - Posted: 1 year ago by Sandy
Osprey is a Scratch built, Scottish wooden trawler (designed by Sandy Cousins). I have just finished this project and was a real treat to construct.Just a few tweaks to make.....ballast needing slight re-position,name and reg. no.,otherwise had a perfect maiden voyage.....

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Response by Albie on the 29th Oct 2017
Excuse my ignorance but what do you normally use as ballast?

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Scratchbuilt Swim Front Thames Lighter/Barge - Posted: 1 year ago by sigfortunata
I guess this is a working vessel?? I wanted something for my TID to tow and after a bit of searching I found a plan for an old Ezi Bild Kit on line and got it enlarged and this is the result.

It takes about 15-20kg of ballast but it tows well.

Here are a couple of pictures one on its maiden "tow"


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Response by tomarack on the 5th Oct 2016
such cargo barges have previously been used, for example, on the Thames, for transportation costs. I think even in some cases still in use today
try to look on the net
Tom
Response by shavings on the 5th Oct 2016
I remember when they used to race them! They had two men stood at the sharp end with huge sweeps to row them along near Tower Bridge. River men used to be a different breed.
Roger
Response by sigfortunata on the 5th Oct 2016
As a lad I used to see this type of barge in use all the time which I why I wanted to make one.

There are a few still in use but no "Lightermen" to row them about anymore since the passing of the East End Docks

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CUX-13 - Posted: 1 year ago by robtroi
Carson RTR boat Fishing Trawler with working up/down nets.

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Response by Ballast on the 12th Sep 2016
Looks like a Dickies Tug Hull !!!

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no name - Posted: 1 year ago by cobleman
me coble, no motor installed, but shaft and propellor fitted and functional steering

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Coble - Posted: 1 year ago by Northumbrian
this is work in progress of a scratch built oak planked Coble running on a 540 motor powered by a 11.1 lipo battery there is still a way to go

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Response by hammer on the 6th Jul 2016
Nice, very nice, good to see someone build in clinker properly. 👍 👍
Response by shavings on the 6th Jul 2016
Now that is a work of art, congratulations a beautiful vessel
Roger

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Wahine - Posted: 1 year ago by Trillium
Wahine was a car passenger ferry of the Union Steamship Co. of New Zealand, and completed by Fairfields in 1966. She was lost in a major storm in the Cook Strait in 1968 with the death of 53 people. The model is substantially scratch-built with some fittings purchased. It is driven by two Graupner Speed 500 motors powered from two 6.6V 3200mAh LiFe batteries. It is fitted with twin stern and a single bow rudders, and bow and stern thrusters as on the original. The smoke effect is provided by a Steam Master Unit.

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Response by Trillium on the 28th Jun 2016
It is 1:144, or 1/12 inch to 1ft. It is close to N gauge model railway scale, which helps when needing figures for passengers and crew.
Response by figtree7nts on the 28th Jun 2016
Trillium, great job on the model it looks so realistic. the smoke adds an amount of realism that's unsurpassed !
what is her LO£
Ed
Response by Trillium on the 28th Jun 2016
Thanks.
She is 37" on the waterline, 6" beam, with a draft of 1.9".

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AL KHUBAR 2 - Posted: 2 years ago by paulsmith
Another one of my projects that I have got off one of my friends all done and put with my collection .

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our lass 2.1 - Posted: 2 years ago by vascodagama
back of the our lass 2.1 it will be full working with full working trawl and sound ,smoke funktion

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