Here is a list of all the postings Ian Nash 1 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
Hi Malcolm. I think you are right it’s far to light to sail, still because of you guys I have learnt so much and hope I wouldn’t make the same mistakes again it has also renewed my interest in boat model making and I am looking for my next project thank you. Ian
Hi Malcolm I thought it was to light to be a working model, it was fitted when I got it pop rivets and string as rails. I have no experience with sailing models and I don’t really want a shelf model so I think I will forget the project at least I has renewed my interest in model boats and have been looking through my fathers 1950s Model Maker l have 65 copy’s and have old plans so I think I will start a new project thank you so much for putting me straight Best Regards Ian
Hi Colin it says REAL CLUB NAUTICO GANDIA
Hi everyone thank you for your reply’s I am in Spain Murcia, the beam is 27cm the draft is 16.5cm the weight is 2.147kgs as you can see from the photos I have started to strip it down as I need to veneer the deck whoever constructed the model used ply cross grain and scribed it to form planks the rail posts were made from pop rivets I have the mast but it was inserted in a small block of mahogany the mast is 147cm long. Thank you all again for your input great forum. Regards Ian ps I did reply yesterday it just disappeared I am a bit of a technophobe.
I acquired this yacht recently and intend to renovate it iis125cm long I am trying to find some plans or pictures so I can find the correct sails and rigging for this model I have made motor boats from plans in the past but have no experience with yachts any help will be appreciated hope someone can help Ian
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