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Fender addition by boaty Commander   Posted: 3 days ago
Hi NovagsiO Mums are really great. They know value for money when they see it and if they feel its too expensive they will find a way around it to get something better and cheaper. Good to see your mum taking an interest in model boats as well. Perhaps she could transfer her 😁dressmaking skills to making sails for yachts Boaty

wardrobe by philpjuk Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 3 days ago
yes still clockwork,The best improvements have been made by lightening the motor, drilling holes in everything and replacing a side plate with one made of alloy.It is just a nut on the sponson, they are adjustable for incidence.It will now plane on the sponsons "unsticking" the hull.The original was built when I was 13/14,the motor came from the family gramophone when my dad converted it to autochanger/amplifier,the wood came from the woodshed but I was short of plywood and realised the back of my wardrobe was plywood and was hidden behind clothes so when my parents were out I cut the bits I needed from it!,my mates christened it "the wardrobe".Performance is down to propeller choice and is a compromise between speed and runtime.I took it to a boating pond in a nearby town when my wife needed to visit it and a council "jobsworth" told me I was not allowed to sail it,"only yachts and electric boats on here sir"no amount of reasoning would make him change his mind and he escorted me out of the park!.

Graupner Optimist by Berty Seaman   Posted: 8 days ago
[Score: 8/10] Powered by NiCad (4.8v) Batteries - Comments: Just acquired a Graupner Optimist ..,Have not made a yacht since Marblehead racing days so looking forward to an interesting build. Came with full accessory kit , plans and all wood in good condition even though it's 40 ? Years old

Lighted Model Boat Parade by Brightwork Admiral   Posted: 8 days ago
Harrison Model Yacht Pond Come join us on Saturday December 9th at 4pm as members of the Victoria Model Boat Club will be running their boats decorated for the Christmas season.

Motor problem by RichardSReade Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 17 days ago
I looked at the Cornwall model site and saw that, what i have decided to do is to leave the two Ni cad batteries in situ and I have weighed the rear/mid section lead weight and it is just 56 grams heavier than the 12 volt 7 amp/h lead acid alarm battery so I will use the 12 volt battery and ditch the lead, the weight of the boat will be the same, I also trimmed the lead at the front end so the bow will come up a fraction more. I have taken the prop of and measured it to be a 55mm, so I am going to fit the water intake, hopefully with some advice from the forum "techys"as to the position, in the photos this is where I can fit it so it is out of the way of the rudder and prop.what do you reckon, I can then get a suitable motor with a water jacket which will be happy to run on 12 volt with enough power not to get hot turning a 45 to 50 mm two blade "x" prop, as suggested by pmdevlin, I may get the Lloydsman up and running as all that needs is dusting of and batteries charging up, (two 12 volt 7amp/h in parallel) and the receiver from the commander fitted although I have not floated it I bought it as a complete working model in 2015, so it is about time it came out of dry dock, also I can look to repairing the rigging and finishing the Odessy Yacht I bought at the same time as the Llyodsman also in dry dock.

Wanted - Vic Smeed Starlet Sails by Haverlock Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 19 days ago
Nylet list a set of sails for your yacht. do a part kit so they may be able to supply mast and booms failing that the original plan is still available I believe Plan Number Starlet MM1048

Wanted - Vic Smeed Starlet Sails by ModelHover Lieutenant   Posted: 20 days ago
Has anyone got a set of Starlet sails ideally with mast and boom going spare, alternatively would consider complete yacht.

new brighton model boat lake by boaty Commander   Posted: 21 days ago
New Brighton lake is ideal as it has parking close by and it appears to be very clean. Easy to launch your models as water level is high by having raised concrete walls around the perimeter. For speed enthusiasts there is a much larger lake on Wirral in Gautby Rd were I.C models are allowed and the lake also hosts an excellent model yacht club. Boaty😊

Too Good To Be True! by mactin Lieutenant   Posted: 23 days ago
Avast mateys, Old tin is not the most versatile material to work with so experimenting with forming this unbendy stuff is 90% of the job.Whilst tinkering with hull forms,Ive come up with this experimental hull albeit in the early stages. What if there was a hull that could be a ship,motor boat,yacht or even a submarine??? I leave myself wide open to ridicule most of the time!

Albion by Baggie Commander   Posted: 26 days ago
Albion on a windy day at Eaton Boating Lake, Norwich. Also some larger Thames barges and a yacht from visitors from Brightlingsea.

Thailand Yacht Show by SingaporeYachtShow Seaman   Posted: 27 days ago
Created by the organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show, the third edition of the Thailand Yacht Show (TYS) in partnership with the Thai government, will take place at Ao Po Grand Marina, Phuket from the 14-17 December 2017. Combining the best aspects of yacht charter, the boating industry and luxury lifestyle events, TYS attracts industry professionals and consumers alike, and is fast becoming the focal point of the luxury charter yacht business in Asia Pacific. More than just a four-day show for local and international visitors, TYS offers a truly immersive experience, with cruises, on-water demonstrations and parties for guests to truly discover the on-water lifestyle. For enquiries, please contact: or visit: Telephone: +65 6304 7950

Singapore Yacht Show by SingaporeYachtShow Seaman   Posted: 27 days ago
The Singapore Yacht Show is Asia’s leading yacht and luxury show, providing an opportunity to discover some of the world's finest superyacht and international boat brands in an elite and highly social setting. Held at the award-winning ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Singapore, this exclusive event epitomises luxury lifestyle and brings together world-class yachts, and consistently showcases more regional premieres than at any other show in the region. Glamorous parties, high-end entertaining, and an enviable range of prestige products and brands – supercars, fine dining and beautiful timepieces make the Singapore Yacht Show a firm fixture in the region’s social calendar. The 8th edition of the Singapore Yacht Show will take place from the 12-15 April 2018, and offers visitors a first-class platform to meet yachting professionals, boat owners, and supercar aficionados. For enquiries, please contact: or Telephone: +65 6304 7950

Tri cabin yacht by Brightwork Admiral   Posted: 1 month ago
[Score: 6/10] 27" Tri cabin yacht Single Propellor - Comments: This is a store bought ready built that I liked. 1930's

Layout and Limitations (con) by NPJ Captain   Posted: 1 month ago
These are what I have available. I was going to kept the Futaba for the Yacht, but I believe they are both 6 channel. What do you think? NPJ

Varnish by jarvo Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Hi Alan, the international paint is a yacht varnish and is available from any chandlers, it definitely is available in Spain. Try around marinas etc Mark