A look at the Cover and Contents of the August 2017 issue of Model Boats on sale 7th July.
1:700 SCALE NAVAL DIORAMAS
Dave Wooley with his Worldwide Review of Warships and Warship Modelling
Hong Kong Police Launch No. 2 : Phil Scales converts the Empire Ivy hull from Mountfleet Models
John Parker delves into the archives 52: The Mighty Midget
Richard Simpson reports
Ray Wood presents a new plan for a radio controlled single chine sloop model
Phil Button’s new project
Chris Drage explains how to build these miniatures
Andy Cope builds the aeronaut kit
A look at the Cover and Contents of the July 2017 issue of Model Boats on sale 9th June.
Glynn Guest presents a new semi-scale model based on a small tramp steamer
Leonard Treppa builds something a bit different
Richard Simpson’s series on model steam plants
John Parker delves into the archives to look at Berkeley Models
Dave Wooley's regular sortie into the world of fighting ships
Roger Stollery updates Model Boats readers
Dave Wooley from the National Waterways Museum, March 2017
A look at the Cover and Contents of the June 2017 issue of Model Boats on sale 12th May.
Jerry Clement's steam launch
Colin Bishop Reports
Chris Drage's diorama depicts this WW2 Corvette rescuing the crew from the stricken S.S. Wanstead in...
Kenneth Ruxton's scratch built launch
Andy Cope’s model from a Vintage Model Boat Company ki
Leonard Treppa's latest model in his own words
Andrew Cope builds four Aeronaut power boat kits
Douglas McGhee describes his models
GLYNN GUEST discusses a more analytical approach to your next model
Dave Milbourn's advice using three of his models as examples.
Scott Rice reports from their 20th Anniversary Regatta
Stephen Day's model and its lengthy gestation
Anthony Addams shows some examples of how to enhance our enjoyment of the hobby
Colin Bishop visits the latest attraction and facility at Portsmouth Dockyard
Andy Cope's unusual water skier
Peter Charlton's latest model
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