By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
Forum sponsored by:
Forum sponsored by Dremel

COLWYN BAY MODEL BOAT SHOW

All Topics | Latest Posts

Search for:  in Thread Title in  
Bob Abell26/07/2009 08:00:22
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos
I just thought I`d mention the above show!!!!!!!!!!!
 
It`s on TODAY!....................... At Eiries Park pool.................Colwyn Bay
 
Ducky, wives and myself will be there and I shall be sailing the GREAT EASTERN
 
"A Model World" and "Compent Shop"and a few other stalls will be attending
 
The show is being run by Ray Benson...................ex Etherow club member
 
See some of you there!...................Bob
Bob Abell27/07/2009 08:03:11
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos

Colwyn Bay Club pond set in beautiful surroundings.........Quite breezy today
 
With the Great Eastern peeping out!
Bob Abell27/07/2009 08:04:08
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos

View from the hill in Erias Park
Bob Abell27/07/2009 08:05:32
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos

Colwyn Bay with Great and Little Ormes in the distance
Bob Abell27/07/2009 08:10:29
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos

Time for the all important auction!
Bob Abell27/07/2009 08:14:24
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos

Two very nice lifeboats
Phil Abbott27/07/2009 23:45:33
avatar
22 forum posts
4 photos
I would just like to say a big thank you to the Colwyn bay club for the invite (via Stavros)
to allow me the chance to exhibit some of my boats and to demo straight running, steam powered of course !!!!!!!. I hope all folk enjoyed seeing what a high speed steam boat can do. Best of show for me had to be Bobs "Great Eastern" which looked and perforned just like the real thing (not that I remember of course I'm-not that old-----)and I now know the secrect how it does----ssssshhhhhhhh.
Well done to Ray et al for a great day--heres to next year year
Sorry no pics as I seem to have run out of time talking, drinking tea ( I do like my tea) and playing boats.
Bob Abell28/07/2009 06:55:37
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos

Thanks Phil (and Stavros) for your kind words regarding Great Eastern, and thanks for bringing her in, when the battery failed
 
I should think, your straight line steam running would be good training for a goalkeeper!
It looked hard work catching the beast at full speed!
 
See you at Llanberis.............Bob
Ducky28/07/2009 08:27:22
avatar
308 forum posts
103 photos
Great Show Colwyn Bay Club ,the fact that you were let down by a trader didn't retract from the overall show and thanks to everyone for their hard work and it goes without saying "That includes the ladies" for their hard work and comitment in the refreshment tent !!.
Looking foreward to next one ,but sit back and have a rest ......but don't sit on your laurels a it only crushes them you know.
Well done !!
 
Ducky, Etherow Model Boat Club
Bob Abell28/07/2009 15:23:38
avatar
9337 forum posts
2985 photos

This is the steam powered firey dragon, the straight runner, as seen at the show.......Run by Stavros and Phil Abbott
Spotted the picture on the ModelBoats website!

All Topics | Latest Posts

Please login to post a reply.

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of Model Boats? Use our magazine locator link to find your nearest stockist!

Find Model Boats!

Support Our Partners
Restorers Wanted
Sarik
Premier March
SLEC
Nylet
Pendle Boilers
Shopping Partners
Social Media

'Like' us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Pin us on Pinterest

Member Contributions
Distributors of Model Boats for our overseas readers
Highlights

Make sure you never miss out on the latest news, product reviews and competitions with our free RSS feed

Make your own contribution to the Website

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