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    Camera Nip
    Wee Nip Camera boat with rotating Gopro.
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    J Class Style Pond Yacht - Rescued from the skip and given a new lease of life to sail again as "Rudder only" radio controlled.
    Swamp Dawg Camera Boat
    Quick and simple solution to save those action moments - Pair phone or tablet with GoPro camera app, or simply record with remote via wifi.
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    RC Laser - not a home brew of course, but for many years an object of desire due to simplicity of design, assembly, aesthetics and convenience. Love the Laser, but the Wee Nip still my "go to" boat.
    Mickey Finn
    Purchased original Rojair Mickey Finn from Ashton Models 35 years ago - hull suffered damaged so made a F/G mould before repairing and sailing. Made spare hull from mould and there she sat for 35+ years. Original Mickey was sold many years ago but as retirement approached the burning desire to fulfill old challenges re-emerged. So , after putting out calls for help, diagrams, photos or information on the model boat forums, thanks to "John Dowd" and a couple of other guys, I finally got round to resurrecting this fantastic 36" yacht.
    "Genie"
    "Genie" was classic Marblehead design from Vic Smead , she had a hard chine hull construction. Living in New Zealand in the early 70`s I ended up building 4 of these in total - only glad I took some picies. Long gone now, but not forgotten !
    Wee Nip
    My first (and following) Wee Nips
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    πŸ“ BUXTON MODEL BOAT CLUB
    6 hours ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Gaff Rigged Pilot Cutter model from Graham - Graham93 , is Model Boats Website member and member of the Buxton Model Boat Club .

    Graham started his latest project 6 months ago at the beginning of second lock down.
    A truly magnificent working model example of engineering, woodworking, electronics perseverance and total dedication ! - I am sure all will agree !.

    Ref - https://model-boats.com/blogs/86653

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRncJLLhJ8U
    blogs/86653
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    πŸ“ Gaff Rigged Pilot Cutter
    6 hours ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Gaff Rigged Pilot Cutter model from Graham - Graham93 , is Model Boats Website member and member of the Buxton Model Boat Club .

    Graham started his latest project 6 months ago at the beginning of second lock down.
    A truly magnificent working model example of engineering, woodworking, electronics perseverance and total dedication ! - I am sure all will agree !.

    Ref - https://model-boats.com/blogs/86653

    More photos here --- https://model-boats.com/places/60518#96851
    blogs/86653
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    πŸ’¬ Re: Fin and Keel
    3 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    I am getting very excited Graham in anticipation of the "Maiden Voyage" !!!!😁😁😁
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    πŸ“ BUXTON MODEL BOAT CLUB
    8 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Hi Nerys, I passed your comments on to Dave.
    stay safe !
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    πŸ“ " Buxton Belle "
    11 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    For more photos / info go to -

    Boat Clubs & Lakes - Buxton Model Boat Club

    https://model-boats.com/places/60518
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    11 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    " Buxton Belle "
    Listen to Dave`s account of the inspiration behind his attractive River Cruiser - " Buxton Belle "
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    πŸ“ Just for fun !
    12 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Just for fun ! - with a few tweets from Graham this little family turned a few heads this Bank Holiday weekend . Filmed at The Pavilion Gardens Buxton with the Buxton Model Boat Club.
    RC Sailing No129
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    12 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Just for fun ! - with a few tweets from Graham . Filmed at The Pavilion Gardens Buxton with the Buxton Model Boat Club.
    RC Sailing No129
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    πŸ“ Perkasa MTB
    13 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Perkasa , Motor Torpedo Boat - Listen comments from owner and builder Dave Cole.
    RC Sailing No.128
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    13 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Perkasa , Motor Torpedo Boat - Listen to the comments from owner and builder Dave Cole.
    RC Sailing No.128
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    πŸ“ BUXTON MODEL BOAT CLUB
    19 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Aeronaut Classics !
    With 3 visiting models, "Bela" is popular model at our club. "Bella" is now joined by her big sister "Bellissima".
    RC Sailing :- No. 127
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    19 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Spring Sunday morning gathering, Filmed 6th May 2021 at the Pavilion Gardens Buxton with the BMBC.
    RC Sailing :- No126
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    πŸ“ "Bella & Bellissima"
    19 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Aeronaut Classics !
    With 3 visiting models, "Bela" is popular model at our club. "Bella" is now joined by her big sister "Bellissima".
    RC Sailing :- No. 127
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    πŸ“ Power, Sail`s and Oar`s !
    23 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Spring Sunday morning gathering, Filmed 6th May 2021 at the Pavilion Gardens Buxton with the BMBC. 😁
    RC Sailing :- No126
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    24 days ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    She`s looking great Graham, I wait with baited breath and fully charged Gopro on the camera boat ! πŸ‘πŸ˜‹πŸ™„β›΅
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    MODEL BOAT SAILING - AT BUGSWORTH BASIN
    Bugsworth Canal Basin, the head of navigation of the Peak Forest Canal, was the largest and busiest inland port on Britain’s narrow canal system and the only one to survive intact. Famous canal and tramway engineer, Benjamin Outram, built the 14 mile long Peak Forest Canal from Dukinfield to Bugsworth, although plans to extend to Chapel Milton via Whitehough were never realised. Construction of the six mile Peak Forest Tramway in 1795 linked Bugsworth Basin to the limestone and gritstone quarries in Derbyshire, and the canal linked Bugsworth to Manchester and the trans-Pennine canal network.
    RC Sailing No125 Bugsworth Basin 27th April
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    1 month ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    A quick time laps of BMBC members boats at the Pavilion Gardens Buxton 25th April 2021.
    RC Sailing No124 - 25th April 2021
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    MODEL BOAT SAILING - AT BUGSWORTH BASIN
    Bugsworth Canal Basin, the head of navigation of the Peak Forest Canal, was the largest and busiest inland port on Britain’s narrow canal system and the only one to survive intact. Famous canal and tramway engineer, Benjamin Outram, built the 14 mile long Peak Forest Canal from Dukinfield to Bugsworth, although plans to extend to Chapel Milton via Whitehough were never realised. Construction of the six mile Peak Forest Tramway in 1795 linked Bugsworth Basin to the limestone and gritstone quarries in Derbyshire, and the canal linked Bugsworth to Manchester and the trans-Pennine canal network.
    RC Sailing No125 Bugsworth Basin 27th April
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    πŸ“ Recent time laps
    1 month ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    A quick time laps of BMBC members boats at the Pavilion Gardens Buxton 25th April 2021.
    RC Sailing No124 - 25th April 2021
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    πŸ“ Vale of Glamorgan Model Boat Club
    1 month ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Hi Ken, nice to see the activity from all clubs after a taxing 2 years for everyone.
    First chance I get, I will down your part of the world to say hi and hopefully get some video of my Wee Nip visiting Knap Lake !.
    Take care
    Phil
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    πŸ“ BUXTON MODEL BOAT CLUB
    1 month ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Hi Martin , Link looks /works 100% now - thanks to Steven and all the team.πŸ‘πŸ˜
    https://www.youtube.com/user/caretakerproduction/videos
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    Cheers tnx Martin - I did wander what it was ? - Hope you are well - I have not had internet for a couple of weeks 🌧️ - OK now though😊😁😎
    Cheers
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    πŸ“ BUXTON MODEL BOAT CLUB
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    Some great new models here on the Pavilion Gardens Lake in Buxton !. Looks like people have been kept very busy during "LOCKDOWN" - Enjoy the hobby whatever your interests ! .
    Phil.

    To see the latest videos , Click - "link" - below (in the pink square box.)

    NOTE - The link is SAFE to click on.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/caretakerproduction/videos
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    πŸ“ More "Sculduggery" with Graham !
    1 month ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    "Bill & Ben" are out of "Lock down" in Buxton. Seen here at the Pavilion Gardens with the BMBC.
    RC Sailing No 123 - "Bill & Ben"
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    πŸ“ "Hoga" Pearl Harbor Tugboat.
    1 month ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    BMBC member Adrien tells us more about "Hoga."

    Billing Boats "Hoga" Pearl Harbor Tugboat.
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    πŸ“ "Clipper" from Aeronaut
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    BMBC member Keith tells us more about "Clipper" from Aeronaut.
    RC Sailing No121 - "Clipper"
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    πŸ“ "Danny Boy"
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    Listen to BMBC Member Dave tell us all about "Danny Boy".
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    πŸ“ RC Sailing - No. 119
    1 month ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    Testing under water video with Gopro Hero 3. Submarine R39 belongs to BMBC member Paul.
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    πŸ“ RC Sailing No.118 - Out of Lockdown ! . 4th April 2021
    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    RC Sailing No.118 - Out of Lockdown ! . 4th April 2021
    Forgot my gloves ! - Forgot to charge the boat ! - Forgot how to set Gopro ! - at least we got a few clips of video - out of lockdown al last !.
    Nice to see Bill & Ben back sculling on the Pavilion Gardens in Buxton !.
    RC Sailing No.118
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    2 months ago by philcaretaker ( Lieutenant)
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    RC Sailing No.118 - Out of Lockdown ! . 4th April 2021
    Forgot my gloves ! - Forgot to charge the boat ! - Forgot how to set Gopro ! - at least we got a few clips of video - out of lockdown al last !.
    Nice to see Bill & Ben back sculling on the Pavilion Gardens in Buxton !.
    RC Sailing No.118
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