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1mtr yacht by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 days ago
I know one of my club members has a 1 mtr mahogany Yacht refurbished scratch built by Bert Smith 2010 for sale. Bert sadly passed away a few years ago but his yachts were all built to race and sail exceptionally well. If you are interested please pm me for details. Dave

1mtr yacht by Northumbrian Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Thanks to everyone who replied i have now been sorted👍 does anyone have a 1mtr yacht or a hull for sale

Smit Rotterdam 478 by sandkb Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 6 days ago
I've been building this Billings kit for some years now. [laid the keel in 2007 !!] but I'm slowly getting there. I've just recently joined this Website so not sure if this is the correct place to post some pictures of this build plus a yacht and steam launch. I'll start here anyway and no doubt someone will advise me for future postings.

Barracuda by watson220 Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 22 days ago
Motor yacht : Barracuda Length: 905 mm Width: 145 mm Material: poplar plywood 3mm, balsa standard 1 mm, 1 mm linden wood, laminate fabric 120gr and 43gr. Engine: Mig 480 7.2V bidirectional DC 7.4V regulator Propeller 35 mm Graupner spruce strips 2x6mm https://youtu.be/c3CPk-lIo0A https://youtu.be/w9q2ndTFccc

Brentwood Model Boat Club by andycoburn Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 24 days ago
The Brentwood Model Yacht & Powerboat Club was founded on the 1st July 1988, with the main interest being model yachts. In July 2013, on our 25th Anniversary, the club changed its name to the Brentwood Model Boat Club. The new name was brought in to reflect that the clubs diverse association with all types & forms of model boating & not just confined to the yachting & power boat racing. At the end of 2014, the club was split into two separate clubs. This was primarily to allow flexibility to each new club to run things independently, as they see fit, to suit our vastly different lake environments. Both clubs have retained a common name & association with each other, but are now known as Brentwood Model Boat Club (for old Scale Section) & Brentwood Model Yacht & Power Boat Club (for old Power & Yacht Sections).

New Lake at Colwyn? by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 month ago
Looking Good. Eiras Park had Paddle boats on when I was a lad. Lovely spot and the increased size will be good for yachts and larger models Dave

Robbie Estelle Yacht by Rockbag Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Complete and fitted with Futaba FASST receiver. Only requires compatible transmitter to sail. £170 o.n.o.

Down east Lobster Yacht by Grandpa Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 1 month ago
Found these plans and set about enlarging them on my AutocadLt software. Now I have a set of bulkhead plans to begin making the boat. Anyone have experience with building one of these?

Robbie Estelle Yacht by Rockbag Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
This model is complete with a Futaba receiver and will require a Futaba FASST compatible transmitter. Length 43.3" Beam 14.5" Mast Ht. 54.3" O/All Ht. 74.4" Ballast Wt. 4.85 lbs Sail Area 4800 cm sq. Hull ABS plastic Very good condition. Pick up only and cash. £170 Contact Rockbag.

San Pedro Push Boat by Peter47 Lieutenant   Posted: 2 months ago
Afraid health issues and loss of my daughter, has temporarily halt my fun at the lake, my brother Dave,( the yacht secratary) more than makes up for my absence.

Advice needed please by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi beez111 Welcome to the site. Just had a look on the Howe's website and this looks like a good beginners model, and everything is included. For the price it is difficult to beat. There is some assembly of the rigging and this can prove testing if your son has little model yacht experience. That said there are many model yachts sailing that have been successfully built by novice modellers, and there is lots of free advice on this site 😀 Is he an existing modeller, and does he belong to a club? Yachts require relatively deep water in which to sail so it is helpful if there is a local model boat club with sailing waters. This yacht has a smaller keel than some of the dearer offerings so should be suitable for most waters.There is list of model boat clubs on this site so you can check and see if there are any locally to your son. Howe's are very helpful when you ring and will answer any further questions you may have. I hope this helps and your son gets his yacht. Dave 😀

Advice needed please by beez111 Apprentice   Posted: 2 months ago
I am looking to get my adult son a model RC yacht for Christmas. I have seen an Aura 650 RTR sailing boat, which includes everything needed. Is this a good idea, or are there better ones out there, similarly priced (ie £85). I don't really want to buy things separately and need to get it online. Thanks for your help.

Help? What could this become? by Lemmerhengst Seaman   Posted: 3 months ago
Hello Grandpa, The grp hull is almost certainly a 'Cheverton Crusader' class yacht designed by David Cheverton. If you want to see many photos and a set of lines, go to the Cheverton website. (Google search) I have sailed on one owned by a good friend, a lovely yacht that really sails well. If you decide not to proceed with the model, let me know as I think he should make a model of 'Pentoma' as a winter project! All the bast, Lemmerhengst.

Sea Rover planking by tysonyoung Seaman   Posted: 3 months ago
Long planks best . Put a king plank down on fore deck first . This helps to keep things the same on both sides. You can start from the toe rail (on both sides) inwards with long planks cutting an angle when it meets the king plank. You will end up with few odd gaps .Planks used on the edge and sand down level is a useful tip. Glue used medium thickness superglue. Have just planked a 5 foot yacht - learnt a lot! -John

Wee Nip Bermuda rig No46 Highland Clan by Rex3644 Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 4 months ago
[Score: 10/10] 28" Wee Nip Bermuda rig No46 Highland Clan Capable of 10mph and a runtime of 120mins Powered by NiMH (6v) Batteries - Comments: Built to Abington Park yacht club plan using 3 sheets 1/8" balsa and 2 sheets 1/16" 4" wide sheet. This time the sides are covered with the grain lengthways instead of vertical planking. Covered in wing cloth and polyester resin. Mast is 6mm x 1 metre carbon fibre tube jib and boom from 5mm cf tube. Sails flat cut from 36micron Mylar sheet trimmed with deck patch fitted with 1/8" plated eyelets. Balsa nose replaced with high density soft foam. Colour Purple Sails white with yellow trims.