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    (Naval Ship) MV Krait
    The MV Krait is a wooden-hulled vessel famous for its use during World War II by the Z Special Unit of Australia during the raid against Japanese ships anchored in Singapore Harbour. The raid was known as Operation Jaywick. The MV Krait is on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum. (5/10)
    (Racing Boat) Panther 707
    Panther is a $100 speed boat based on the around the world record holder Earthrace / Ady Gil and is what i am using to make my Ady Gil model. (5/10)
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    Sailing yacht made by hobby king and is a kit. (5/10)
    (Other) Lucy Barge
    A quick barge that we built to mount cameras and sonar for fun/exploration (Motor: NONE) (5/10)
    (Tug Boat) Seaforth Conqueror
    Seaforth Conqueror is a scrathbuilt AHTS that was owned by Seaforth, Boa and Tosia and was scrapped in mexico (5/10)
    (Other) Earthrace
    Old RC Speedboat called panther that has had the wings cut off the create new more accurate wings. (5/10)
    (Tug Boat) Ionia Tugboat
    Old 1980s kit that we modified to be the Ionia. (ESC: Hobbyking) (7/10)
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ IONIA
    26 days ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi, thank you. This was filmed on the Lane Cove River in New South Wales in Sydney Australia.
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    ๐Ÿ“ MV Ionia and Ray IX whaler
    26 days ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    From Hubertus onboard the Camera barge. There was the Rau IX whaler which was the best model at the club that day
    Hubertus Model Boat Club 16/9/18
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    ๐Ÿ“ MV Ionia
    26 days ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    A video from Hubertus taken onboard the Camera barge
    Hubertus Model boat club 2/12/18
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    ๐Ÿ“ PS Enterprise
    26 days ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The stern section of the superstructure is built.

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    ๐Ÿ“ PS Enterprise
    28 days ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The Top deck is now complete. The hull is partially painted and the construction of the superstructure has begun and the rudder is now attached

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    ๐Ÿ“ IONIA
    1 month ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Took some footage of my 1:48 Ionia, she has been modified alot.
    RC Tugboat Ionia
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    ๐Ÿ“ Ionia
    1 month ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Took these yesterday just after some rain. Taken with Dji inspire 1 and Dji Phantom 3.
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    ๐Ÿ“ PS Enterprise
    1 month ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The bow section of the top deck is made and is now Varnished, some pins as rivets on the bow, the Rudder shaft supports with pins as rivets and now the top deck stern section needs to.be made. The stern section has gaps in the wood.

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    ๐Ÿ“ PS Enterprise
    2 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The boiler is coming along nicely and the deck is glued down. The chain rudder servo is in place.

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    ๐Ÿ“ boiler and struts
    2 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    As this model will be Electric a mock boiler will be put in place for aesthetics as it can be seen clearly if you look directly front on, on the real ship. The struts that come out of the hull are for a extra piece of deck that then connects to the paddle boxes.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ PS Enterprise
    2 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hi Joe, paddle wheelers are very interesting such as the waverly but I chose the enterprise as she's pretty much a box and has lots of flat surfaces.

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    ๐Ÿ“ PS Enterprise
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The lip so it is as water light as possible is now made and the motor assembly will be made look like a boiler when fully completed.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ 1/36 Ady Gil Trimaran Wave Piercer
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Sorry for the late reply, yes I have attached a photo of the real Ady Gil
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    ๐Ÿ“ PS Enterprise
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This model is intended to be used to carry camera such as a go pro. my current camera vessel is a barge and I can't turn the barge without it looking bad on video so I wanted a vessel that can move under its own power but not too fast. The model is 1/20 and will have 2 paddles wheels, one on each side. This particular vessel is currently in Canberra NSW but it used to operate in Uchuka NSW.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Ady Gil, trimaran
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    So far I've shaped the wings to the correct shape and water proofed the hull. The pictures of the boat in white were taken before the wing photos

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    ๐Ÿ“ Long Reef PT-50
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    My father is currently building a 1/20 PT50 Rodriquez hydrofoil. it currently a plug mould with 2 fiberglass halves and a left over wooden plug.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Manu Wai PT-20
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    One of friends owns this amazing 1/25 model of the Manu Wai PT20 before her exterior refit and a different friend of mine owns the real hydrofoil.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Ionia
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    My 1:48 Ionia. This was originally a bad 1980s kit and converted the kit into the Ionia as it resembled her alot.

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    ๐Ÿ“ TID Tug
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This is one of my friends TID tugs at the Hubertus model boat club

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Naval Ship) MV Krait
    3 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The MV Krait is a wooden-hulled vessel famous for its use during World War II by the Z Special Unit of Australia during the raid against Japanese ships anchored in Singapore Harbour. The raid was known as Operation Jaywick. The MV Krait is on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum. (5/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ Ady Gil Trimaran Wave Piercer
    5 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    This build started out as a crap toy speed boat that resembled the New zealand wave piecer Ady Gil (ex- Earthrace) that was cut in two in 2010 by the illegal japanese whaling vessel Shonan Maru no2. The original speedboat toy was 22 inchs long and had straight wings that connected the pontoons, the wings and the pontoons have been changed and custom made onto the existing hull and the bow has been extended and sharpened (now 26in), the stern has been rounded. The hull has now been gel coated and i have started sanding it back.

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Racing Boat) Panther 707
    5 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Panther is a $100 speed boat based on the around the world record holder Earthrace / Ady Gil and is what i am using to make my Ady Gil model. (5/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ Workers Hubertus Model Boat Club
    10 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The google maps insert for the club shows an incorrect location. I do not know how to amend this but the correct co-ordinates are
    -33.874296,150.713729.
    Physical address is 205 Adams Road Luddenham NSW Australia.
    The club now has 72 members, sails every Sunday from 8:30 am to 2:00pm featuring all scale models and all classes of yacht. There is a group of DF95 owners who sail every Wednesday from 9:am to 1:30pm
    https://sites.google.com/site/workershmbc
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    ๐Ÿ“ Workers Hubertus Model Boat Club
    10 months ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    The Hubertus Model Club started with 18 members in 2004.
    By 2010 we are an incorporated club with over 100 members including ladies and
    juniors. All are eligible to run boats on the lake.
    In 2015 the main club was taken over by the Blacktown Workers club with the name changed to
    Workers Hubertus Country Club and the boat group changed to Workers Hubertus Model Boat Club.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Ionia
    1 year ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    It's not meant to be accurate and by no means a scale representation of Ionia but I agree about the starboard lean and will be corrected. Have a subwaterfilms on YouTube. The weight problem I don't think can be rectified but in future we will take this into account.
    Thank you for your feedback and merry Christmas Alex and Joe

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    1 year ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Battery can be shifted along the hull to vary centre of gravity.

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    ๐Ÿ“ (Yacht) Surmount
    1 year ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Sailing yacht made by hobby king and is a kit. (5/10)

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    ๐Ÿ“ New Members :-)
    1 year ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Thank You Doug ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘:)๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‰

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    ๐Ÿ“ Hubertus model boat club
    1 year ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Hubertus model boat club with the drone ๐Ÿ‘
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    ๐Ÿ“ Ionia
    1 year ago by rcmodelboats ( Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    Ionia is a modified 1980s kit, the video was taken at a abandoned hospital with DJI Phantom 3 standard.
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