Good Friday 2019

and the club outing to the Thames River Police museum

The Sevenoaks mayor and councillor Canet visited the event and met with the Crowborough mayor who opened the procedings.

Hopefully they will be able to promote similar community facilities in Sevenoaks   

What a glorious day!

Fred enjoying the sunshine

Chris J 

Jolly Roger and some of the members from Crawley

Jean practices dribbling!


Mark's amazing collection of unusual craft

Martin's 'smaller' submarines! 


Chris J's Springer

Mark's 'Native American' rowboat

Someone said the Springers will be for football 

As usual, Jeff has done his historical research.............. 

.......Wembley towers and all 

Faster Parker!  Yus M'lady 

Sandy bottom captain!


Evidence that dinosaurs had the wheel 

The aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is a long-fingered lemur, a strepsirrhine primate native to Madagascar that combines rodent-like teeth that perpetually grow and a special thin middle finger............

................... or it's a Springer tug

Chris J, Dek and Dom's boats

Fun craft from Chris and John Monk with unwinding keys and winking eyes 

Sun hats at Easter - weren't we lucky


Club visit to the Thames River Police Museum

Our guide challenges us to find the most valuable item on display

The current police launches are Targas and fast RIBs 

Model of the Thames Sailing Barge 'Normanhurst'. The real boat had a very unusual history

Models of police launches through the ages

So many artifacts to see in the available time


Dek and Dom survey the floating police station

For more information on the river police see the Model Boats magazine article