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Tony Hadley18/10/2019 09:32:06
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Moonmist, from originally from September 1960 and updated by Glynn Guest for the Commemorative issue Model Boats magazine.

Plan MM610 is not currently available from Sarik.

The original 1960 magazine item -

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Tony Hadley18/10/2019 09:38:06
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The Glynn Guest revision from the WH Smith Special Edition -

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Ray Wood 219/10/2019 18:21:53
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Hi Captain,

Why don't you go for a proper hull shape? Flat bottom boats are few & far between in the real world 😀I

Vee shaped hulls plane better

Try Remora a Vic classic 😀

Regards Ray

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Ray Wood 219/10/2019 20:17:27
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Captain,

Not like flying models, no rocket science involved give it a go, I'm building Remora from Depron And glass cloth & epoxy for light weight construction.

Regards Ray

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Ray Wood 219/10/2019 21:12:42
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Hi Captain,

You never stop being an aeromodeller, I've been slope soaring this afternoon, boating tomorrow 😀 Depron & blue styro foam are great for model boat building. I enjoy balsa bashing .

This is a catamaran I'm building.

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Tony Hadley11/11/2019 10:26:06
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Whilst looking on Modelboatmayhem's facebook group site, I noticed these two models built from Vic's designs on display at the International Model Boat Festival at Warwick 2019. Photographs by kind permission of Martin Davis.

Cervia MM567

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Pirana MM620

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More photographs from the show are on the Modelboatmayhem site -

**LINK**

Tony

Edited By Tony Hadley on 11/11/2019 10:27:28

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