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Looking for plans of a greek fishing boat by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 days ago
Take. A look in the plans section of the forum Some of the links have 100s of plans on them. It will be a case of sifting through the lot.

Looking for plans of a greek fishing boat by Burgy Apprentice   Posted: 8 days ago
Hello, Looking for plans of a boat simular to the one in the uploaded photo, i saw it on holiday and would like to build one. This will be my first build. It might be possible to mill some of the parts on my cnc router. Regards, Burgy

Motor suppression by colinhubbard Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 19 days ago
Hi all, have just finished testing the Caroline. Dry weight including battery was 13.2 Kilos. placed in paddling pool and she sits nice and level, I attached a set of fishing scales to the transome and tethered them to bench at end of pool. Slowly increased power and at full throttle gave a reading of 7kgs on the scale, at half throttle still showed 5kgs and water was lifting over poolside. Although pool is only 1ft longer than boat enough power to lift bow, in fact she tried to climb out. So well pleased with results👍. Battery lasted 1.25 hours at half throttle. So looking forward to her maiden voyage on Worcester Model Boat club open day, I feel like a 5 year old looking forward to xmas😊. My son is going to help me on the day as she's such a big lump, should realy have a slipway launch. Hope some of you will be there to watch. Going shopping now, fire boat needs a new battery for fire fighting pump. Best wishes Colin. (photo WITH BLUE BACKGROUND was before refurb)

Which Cable To Use by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 21 days ago
Hi Joe I guess this is a follow on from your last request re charging batteries in the boat. Your tandem is usually referred to as parallel connected where the positive terminals on each battery are connected together as are the negative terminals. This will give you 12 volts but double the Amphr capacity in your case to 24Amphr. Is this to be used in the fishing boat with the working winch? As Doug advised the total expected current draw will determine the cable required and you should protect this with a fuse in the positive lead from the batteries. If you can run separate cables from the battery to the ESC and the winch control then they will only need to carry the current for that device. Again each cable should have an appropriate fuse. As regards the charging lead this will be less than 5 amps and your SLA will have suitable leads. I would not recommend charging SLA's in parallel as in my experience one always charges first and the charger goes into trickle mode leaving one battery undercharged. I thinke you will need to have the two positive battery connections accessible so you can charge each separately. Halfords have a range of cables which should cover your requirements and also have fuses. Cheers Dave

Emily P II by GrahamP74 Lieutenant   Posted: 26 days ago
This will be a scratch built inshore fishing boat. She will be rigged for trawling and netting. The hull was purchased on Preloved for £20. I will be making the model in the scale 1:12. All elements will be scratch built with the exception of the wheel house which has been moulded by Andy at Models by Design. I believe the hull is a Cygnus GM38 or very similar.

NAXOS by Inkoust Admiral   Posted: 30 days ago
[Score: 9/10] 14"/500g NAXOS Single Propellor (3 Blade 20mm) Direct Drive to a MIG 280 (3 Blade) Powered by LiPoly (7.4v) 2Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through DSYS 12 A (5Amps) ESC - Comments: Model Greek fishing boats whole laminate construction, deck plinth. It also manages big waves on the lake, very stable. Assembled with 280 engine, 2200 mA LiPol battery, headlamps illuminated, reflector.

Water Witch by GARTH Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month 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 .

Clinker boat by sonar Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
SORRY THIS HAS NOW BEEN SOLD. I have for sale a clinker effect GRP fishing boat. Length 49 " width 16" Hight 9" Double ended like a Scottish type fishing boat. But Can be anything you would like to make... Would make an impressive model on any lake or pond £60.00 Plus postage...

Help! Mystery Boat by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Brillo! 👍How'd you find that? Wonder what it sold for! I believe this is the type the old Billings Krabenkutter CUX 87 was based on. (Thanks for the tip Martin!) Think I'll do the Fishing version! The crab net tackle is a bit complicated, not my forte. Maybe down the line in a version 2 ?? Anyway my Sea Scout is the first on the slip but I've decided to use the Taycol motor for this fishing / crabbing boat. Now looking for suitable power plant for Sea Scout (24"). Any recommendations folks? This hobby never ends does it? 😉 Ta for help. 😎

Help! Mystery Boat by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi All, anyone have any idea what the boat in the attached pics is, or where the registration comes from? I suspect a south coast or north sea fishing boat - cutter?, English or German? In the bow there is a space (something broken off!) indicated as 'Gas Anlage' - sehr Deutsch! FE I would have recognised from Folkestone, my home-town but 'E' I can't find. I inherited the boat from an aunt who died last year, found it in her art studio, she was an artist and art teacher, had some exhibitions at the National. She was also in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest surviving paraplegic, paralysed in a motorbike accident when she was 16 and died last year aged 86!! Back to the boat: it's a bit crude and built as a static model from an ancient kit I believe. I want to renovate it and make it mobile, might be a better candidate for my renovated Taycol Target? All contributions gratefully received 😎

Boxer fishing boat by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Looks good so far!

Boxer fishing boat by Midlife306 Captain   Posted: 2 months ago
I'll be watching this one, a good start👍

Boxer fishing boat by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Good strong building board with well supported keel. Should make into a strong model. Dave

Boxer fishing boat by Jim Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Just started building from the plan. Started the bottom skins today,had to do them in two parts. Finished the bottom and side skins, fitted the propshaft and rudder tubes. Just give the inside of the hull a coat of epoxy. Just fitted the brushless motor,took chance on the motor size and power. I started on the decking using 1mm ply, when that's done i intend to plank over it. Finished the planking today and started the hatch cover which will fit the cabin onto, the deck will be painted over. Started work on the wheelhouse,the plan shows the front and sides being double skined with the glazing in the centre,using 1.6mm ply for the inside and 1mm plastic(palight)for the outside. Will keep you posted on the outcome. Changed my mind on putting the plastic part with the glazing on the outside and put it on the inside instead.

Miss Geico 29" by BOATSHED Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Martin (Westquay),I have seen the yacht's on Clapham Common Long Pond But sadly I don't seem to find them at all interesting. The same with thing's like Tugs and barges. I started when my dad and mum bought me an Areokits RAF Crash Tender for my ninth birthday. Rather than ruin the kit, my dad got me to draw round all the parts on old tea chests that he had got hold of and broke up. In all we built seven of them. For my Christmas present that year they got me a ED Hunter 3.46 cc diesel engine. They couldn't afford r/c so when my real one was finished it was fun as a kid to watch it go round and round until it arrived on the other side of Blackheath Pond. Or send it in a straight line and catch it on the other side. I have just seemed to progress from there and it just seem's to be addictive to try to get more speed. I do have some that are not as fast but still quite quick. I don't go for scale speed just speed. I have put 10cc engines in things that were meant for 7.5cc. With great success. The way I look at things is if we were all to think the same it would be a boring old world. I'm not into sports other than fishing and shooting,where as I have one 43 year old son that is football mad, and one 45 year old son that is into fishing and R/C quadcopters. I don't knock anyone's likes and dislikes as that's the way of he world. I know you are NOT putting my boat down, you probably don't see power boats in the same way. I have tried to get more speed from a brand new Webra 61 by adding too much extra nitro into the fuel and bending the conrod and having it break into pieces. Stupid I suppose but that's just me. I now love these brushless motors as they are so fast. I am just a speed junkie. Who know's when I get a bit older I might just try out a yacht, but I'm only 66 and still wan't more speed. I have Just got myself a Graupner Rhode Island F1 tunnel hull with a brushless outboard and I'm hoping it goes even faster than this Miss Geico. that's just me for you. To each his own. Sorry to have gone on too long. any way have you posted any video of your yachts on here.