Fancy building a sub' without the expense and commitment? Glynn Guest shows the way – FREE PLAN!
Richard Simpson’s series on model steam plants
Bill Burtwell’s latest model
Gordon Longworth’s Realistic Radio Controlled Swan
Andy Cope renovates an Aerokits 1:12 scale kit – for the second time!
From an historical point of view, John Long's version of the classic cruiser is more than a little s...
Phil Smith’s crucial part in the Veron model boat range
James Pottinger presents his plan for a traditional Clyde Puffer
Phil Scales converts Mountfleet's Empire Ivy hull
John Parker delves into the archives
Chris Drage explains how to build these miniatures
GLYNN GUEST discusses a more analytical approach to your next model
Dave Milbourn's advice using three of his models as examples.
DAVE MILBOURN explains it all with a useful electric motor application table as well.
Part Thirty Seven: The Green Book, Part One
New Sparmax airbrushes and Lifecolor paints
Anthony Addams reviews the mini-kit from David Pledge
Ray Wood presents a new plan for a radio controlled single chine sloop model
Andy Cope’s model from a Vintage Model Boat Company ki
Andrew Cope builds four Aeronaut power boat kits
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A look at the Cover and Contents of the November 2017 issue of Model Boats on sale 6th October.
Colin Bishop visits the latest attraction and facility at Portsmouth Dockyard
Tony Hadley provides a comprehensive list of Vic Smeed's classic boat model making plans.
Some practical advice from The Fat Controller
Phil Button reports from their Fourth Annual Regatta
Dave Wooley reports from Liverpool
Dave Wooley from the National Waterways Museum, March 2017
Colin Bishop Reports
Scott Rice reports from their 20th Anniversary Regatta
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