Craig Dickson reports from the second race of 2014 at Nottingham
Dave Milbourn's advice using his Fairey Swordsman as an example.
...in Normandy in 2010
A 132 page Special Issue Bookazine
...the Guildford MYC event from February 2014
...a report on the show from Colin Bishop
...converting the 1:150 scale Heller kit to radio control
...an Australian Readers Model, from Greg Turek
DAVE MILBOURN explains it all
COLIN BISHOP Reports
Part Thirty Seven: The Green Book, Part One
PETER WHITEHEAD goes small!
DAVE WOOLEY visits this premier International Plastic Modellers Society (UK) event
GARETH JONES overcomes the problem of moving a very heavy model
DAVID HEAPS describes his model of this very high speed trimaran ferry
DAVE WOOLEY reports from Harrogate
A lifetime's passion
DAVE WOOLEY reports from Haydock Park
DAVE PETTS' Mini-Series
A sample article from the 2013 Winter Special issue.
DAVE ABBOTT converts the 1:35 scale Italeri kit to radio control
DAVE WOOLEY reports from the National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port
ROGER SUITTER'S unique submarine
PHILIP BELLAMY with a few thoughts
TONY DALTON converts the Dragon 1:700 scale kit to r/c
PER JONSSON-GILLE describes his model
TONY DALTON’S Police Launch from a MyHobbyStore plan
DAVE WOOLEY reports from Telford, 10/11 November
DERMOT CURNYN investigates the latest technology Subscribers Only
RON REES and another ‘Messing about with boats’ article Subscribers Only
Colin Bishop describes the Ark’s departure from Portsmouth to a Turkish scrapyard
Report by COLIN BISHOP and DAVE ABBOTT
Tony Hadley provides a comprehensive list of Vic Smeed's classic boat model making plans.
JOHN ELLIOTT reviews the Vintage Model Boat Company kit Subscribers Only
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We welcome well written contributions from Website members on almost any aspect of Model Boating with a particular emphasis on practical hints, tips, experience and builds.
In order to maintain a consistent standard and format, all suggestions should first be sent to me by Personal Message for approval in principle. Only a very limited amount of time is available for editing contributions into a suitable format for placing on the website so it is important that the material is well presented, lucid and free from obvious spelling errors. I think it goes without saying that contributions should be illustrated by appropriate photos. I shall be happy to give advice on this.
The Member Contribution area offers space for short informative mini articles which would not normally find a place in Model Boats magazine. It is an opportunity for Website Members to freely share their expertise and experience but I am afraid that virtue is its own reward as there is no budget to offer more material recompense!
I look forward to receiving your suggestions.
Colin Bishop - Website Editor