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Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by Gascoigne Captain   Posted: 7 days ago
Hope your Dad can bring his wherry along for the event. We had a good chat together at the broads museum. Will be very interested to see him at the event with the new wherry.

Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by CB90 Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
Hi, I have just phoned my Dad about this event as he lives in Norwich. and has completed his model Norfolk Wherry about a year ago. His Large Wherry Model is on the outside wall of the 'The Museum of The Broads' boat shed.

Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by Baggie Admiral   Posted: 8 days ago
Will be on holiday - I am sorry to miss this. I would encourage anyone to go to this event though - it is a great boating pond and very friendly people.

Thames Barge & Norfolk Wherry Open Regatta. by Gascoigne Captain   Posted: 8 days ago
From 9am - 4pm. Free parking alongside the boating pond. Access through manned gate. Join us with your barge or wherry.

Fairmile D 1/24 Scale Build by Smiffy Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 10 days ago
Hi Andy I am interested to read about your plans for a dog boat as I am thinking of doing the same (when my Thames steam launch is eventually finished....!). One reason that I am considering this is that my headmaster, when I was at Maidenhead Grammar School in the 1960's, was a former skipper of MGB 658 and I am lucky enough have autographed copies of two of his books. "Motor Gunboat 658" is a fascinating read if you haven't already come across it, as is "Dog Boats at War" with plenty of useful information and photographs - just two of the books by Len Reynolds DSC. (He rose from Navigating Officer to Captain during the war in the Mediterranean theatre and served on MGB 658 from its commissioning in 1943 to the war's end.) Apologies by the way if you already know all this! Two questions if you don't mind - are you going to do a complete scratchbuild from plans or complete a fibreglass hull, and which/whose plans are you using? This may help my own decisions later on. I have seen that there are plenty of the appropriate weapons in 1/24th scale on the Deans website which should make life easier with the fiddly bits! Very best wishes with the build. Smiffy

Thames Steam Launch "Miranda" by Smiffy Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 13 days ago
1st phase complete - keel plus frames and the slot for the stern tube cut and dowelled back together. Now about to cut the bow and stern blocks and begin the hull planking - a skin of 0.4mm ply and mahogany planks on top.

Danube V by Toby Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 23 days ago
[Score: 5/10] 62" Danube V Single Propellor (4 Blade 100mm) Direct Drive Powered by Lead Acid (12v) Batteries - Comments: Tug based on the river Thames. Built 1930s. Involved in D-Day and towing Pluto during WW2. 1:24

New build by Gascoigne Captain   Posted: 2 months ago
A working board 24” x 16” in 1” medium density fibre would be about right for you Billings static model of a Thames barge, although a large tray would help in containing everything between building sessions. Some suggested tools in the photo including wood glues and sandpaper (rough and smooth). Always worth reading and understanding the kit instructions, and keeping to the building sequence given. Billings have a reputation for producing quality well equipped kits. I know you will derive much satisfaction from making your first model and I wish you well. Enjoy. Never be shy in asking advice.

Thames Sailing Barge by TFH by Little-Charlie Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
[Score: 9/10] 24"/1700g Thames Sailing Barge by TFH Capable of 3mph - Comments: S/H kit purchased on ebay my first attempt at building a sailing barge pleased with the outcome waiting for the weather to change to launch

Mid Thames Model Boat Club by 00Trev Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago

Mid Thames Model Boat Club by 00Trev Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
MTMBC caters for all types of model boating. Based in Beale Park Wildlife Park and Gardens near Pangbourne. Check out the website for 2018 calendar of fixtures and activities

Thames sailing barge Capricorn by tomarack Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi , thames sailing barge model pages> some discussion about Thames sailing barges you can find here > < by R.Chesney Magazines. Model boats 2007 nr 7 tsb Celia Jane model tuning Model Boats 2013-11 tsb finless little models Marine Modelling international 2014 nr 7-9 tsb Veronica Marine Modelling international 2016 nr07 tsb Westmoreland

Thames sailing barge Capricorn by tomarack Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi, the central keel with lead bomb is removable,the leeboars are not fumctional. I tried it on the her first test cruise - see phootos above. .. leeboards are lowered, only the electric motor saves the day ("Iron topsail" ) Tom

Thames sailing barge Capricorn by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Tom, super little plan, is the keel removable, and do you use the Lee boards. Cheers Colin.

Thames sailing barge Capricorn by tomarack Commander   Posted: 2 months ago
I decided to publish here my simplified plan of Thames sailing barge Capricorn, original plan (Champion class barge)from H.I.Chapelle was adapted for my needs, considering my options. Rigging reconstructed on the basis of barges plans and photos on the Internet. The model was built according to this plan. Greetings Tom