A look at the Cover and Contents of the September 2021 issue of Model Boats on sale August 20th.


In the September 2021 issue of Model Boats magazine, don’t miss:

  • A FREE PLAN and supporting feature for the fabulous US Lighthouse Tender, Fir
  • A fascinating 30th anniversary interview with the card model kit manufacturer, JSC
  • ‘A’ scratch build scale replica that proves you don’t have to be a Russian billionaire to own a stunning superyacht
  • A beginner’s guide to 2D CAD (Computer Aided Design)
  • True colours: the important factors to consider when trying to achieve a truly realistic finish explained  
  • Waterjet propulsion: Part 2 of our introduction to installation and operation of waterjet drives
  • Boiler Room: two splendid and successful examples of steam-powered working model boats showcased
  • Memory Lane: the rebuild of a MERCo 35 engine and some thoughts on putting together a very interesting and attractive retro collection on a budget
  • Printed kit previews: the latest additions to the range of JSC card kits assessed


  • A round up of the latest hobby-related news  
  • Your Letters: info shared, views aired and an appeal you may be able to assist with
  • Your Models: more of your superb completed projects get the limelight they deserve

Lindsey Amrami





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