I have been interested in model boats as long as I can remember and have been building on and off since about 1973. I have had flirtations with full size dinghy building and sailing but only sail about once a year now on holiday. I like building in wood- I have done a couple of GRP hulls but can't get worked up about them. I prefer traditional types of boat and like to build small boats to large scales. Activity has been minimal over the last few years but now I have more time, enthusiasm has come back with a vengeance! I have to divide my time between various other interests too, so progress can be slow.
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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.
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