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Another lockdown, another boat...

24" steam paddle yacht

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Andy F13/11/2020 14:56:09
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Many years ago, early 80's I think, I built one of these from a plan in a magazine. I fitted it with a real steam engine - quite adventurous for me at the time and quite successful it was too, despite having no real control over it apart from a suggestion that it might go left or right when I wanted it to. Right up until the day it accidentally caught fire and sank on our local canal.

Coming up to date, I found a copy of the plan on the internet a few weeks ago and though.. why not? So I did.

This one has full control, twin motors, twin gearboxes and a nifty little (expensive) mixer controller.






Edited By Andy F on 13/11/2020 14:56:50

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