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How many is to Many by tidtug Commander   Posted: 4 days ago
I’ve got about 14 running and a barge to build. Problem now is there used to be a group of us but they have gone on to other things so I am thinking of selling some,we shall see.

Blue Pearl by Bryan-the-pirate Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
[Score: 7/10] 34" Blue Pearl Capable of 4mph and a runtime of 120mins Direct Drive to a Mother Nature Controlled Through accoms 27Mhz ESC - Comments: A 1970's built sailing barge now masquerading as a pirate ship and giving an explanation to my user name.

Blue Pearl (sailing barge) by Bryan-the-pirate Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
So Operation fun... Canons, Pirate flag and crew added. The barge isn't the best sail in the world but is the most remarked on boat by the passing public.

Blue Pearl (sailing barge) by Bryan-the-pirate Lieutenant   Posted: 7 days ago
Not quite a build as I found it on Ebay but I have added to it. The barge was build in the 1970's and was very well made. Design is unknown to me but I first assumed it was a thames barge based on the sail layout. I was so convinced I dyed the sails red and built some false side keels. Then I saw another model thames barge, it was longer and narrower with a slightly different sail set up. So here I was a sailing barge with red sails that wasn't what I had thought it was. What else do you do apart from making it fun.

sailing barge by Baggie Captain   Posted: 11 days ago
What a great video. Thank you

Thames sailing barge Capricorn by tomarack Commander   Posted: 11 days ago
Sport - camera test. I cannot find proper video format..so .. https://youtu.be/eCSJm78fgV0

Thames sailing barge Capricorn by tomarack Commander   Posted: 11 days ago
I tried attaching to the roof of the cabin MD80 camera with a clip. In practice, the camera was unreliable. That's why I bought a small and reliable sports camera that I placed in front of mizzenmast.The camera has a scanning angle of 120 °.Looks OK. (Tested) The camera can be easily attached by sliding it to the mount (wooden cube)on the roof of the aft cabin.

Blue Pearl sailing barge by Bryan-the-pirate Lieutenant   Posted: 17 days ago
Built in 1970's by a modeller who died and sold on by his son a great boat that takes a bit of sailing. Not sure if a kit or scratch built and hopeing someone on here will know.

ILLINI NATIVE by circle43nautical Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 8/10] 37"/3600g ILLINI NATIVE Capable of 10mph and a runtime of 45mins Twin Propellors (5 Blade 50mm) Direct Drive to a 775 JOHNSON TYPE (5 Blade) Powered by NiMH (8.4v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through DIMART FAN-COOLED 320A 6-18V (10Amps) ESC - Comments: DUMAS AMERICAN BEAUTY TOWBOAT KIT; 35X9 INCH ABS "HYDRODYNE" HULL TOPPED WITH BIRCH PLY AND BASSWOOD SUPERSTRUCTURE. SHE IS GIVEN THE ILLINIWEK MARINE SCALE SHIPYARD PAINT SCHEME, THE DECK IS COVERED BY 3/16" BASSWOOD SCRIBED SHEATHING PROTECTED BY MINWAX POLYURETHANE. SHE FEATURES FLANKING RUDDERS WITH RIVABO 5-BLADE BRASS WHEELS, TWIN 1.5V WORKING RADAR ARRAYS, TWIN 6V WORKING DECK CAPSTANS, 9V LED NAV LIGHTS WITH AMBER DECK STANDING LIGHTS AND DUAL BRUSHLESS VENT/COOLING FANS ON THE INBOARD SIDE OF THE FUNNELS (FOR THE FUN OF IT). SHE IS THE SECOND ADDITION TO THE ILLINIWEK MARINE RC FLEET SHE'S PUSHING AHEAD A SET OF DUMAS 1:48 RAKE BOW & BOX BARGES ACROSS THE WINDING CARPET RIVER

CHIEF by circle43nautical Commander   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 8/10] 22"/1400g CHIEF Capable of 5mph and a runtime of 45mins Twin Propellors (3 Blade 45mm) Direct Drive to a 540 (3 Blade) Powered by NiMH (8.4v) 3Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through HOBBYWING (10Amps) ESC - Comments: VAC-U-BOAT TW200 H.I.P.S. (HIGH IMPACT POLYSTYRENE); KIT CAME COMPLETE WITH ALL RUNNING HARDWARE AND ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS. GREAT KIT FOR BEGINNERS OR YOUNG MODELLERS. COMPLETED IN ABOUT A WEEK OR SO. 1:48 SCALE CONTROLLED BY FLYSKY 4CH XMIT/RCVR. THE FIRST R/C VESSEL IN THE "ILLINIWEK MARINE" FLEET. FEATURES FLANKING RUDDERS, WORKING RADAR ARRAY AND 9V LED NAV LIGHTS AND AMBER STANDING/DECK ILLUMINATION. BTW, THAT'S A DUMAS 1:48 RAKE BOW & BOX BARGE ON HER BOW.

Tug Tow by Brightwork Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Thought you might appreciate these....Towing a 30 Ton barge with 30 Tons of metal in it at Ellesmere Port Boat Museum, 1996. Making an unofficial Record. (35 mm pics)

nearly there by Northumbrian Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
I am just waiting for the sails from Mastman then i can complete the build I have changed the drum winch for a standard servo i extended the arm it gives more pull on the sails seems to work better time will tell like all my buddies i am thinking about my winter build i am torn between a hovercraft or a smaller barge i will probably end up doing both 😉

Albion by Baggie Captain   Posted: 2 months ago
Albion on a windy day at Eaton Boating Lake, Norwich. Also some larger Thames barges and a yacht from visitors from Brightlingsea.

Sanson Tugboat by CplScotty Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 months ago
Just started my first timber model boat, will be converting it to radio controlled. Still waiting for some electronics, to turn up, motor, ESC, battery, then it will get serious. still have to source propeller and shaft when I find out motor shaft size. I've added a few photos of my barge I scratch built while waiting. It's Scotty scale and my little helper, Grandson Aiden, can't wait to see it in the water.

progress by Northumbrian Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
I tested it in the garden pond I am happy to say all the water is still in the pond & none in the barge 😜