Newsletter #33

Newsletter September 2023

Lots of pictures will follow from the Southern Model Show at Headcorn in the next newsletter - watch this space

In the mean time, more from the Vintage Model Yacht Group day

Thanks to the VMYG for telling me what these are...

Steve's Hornby cabin launch

Another Hornby but with different labels? 

Steve's remarkable wooden Sutcliffe

David Bell with is restored cutter

German Tramp steamer SS Mary Ann with cargo

Triang Ocean Star with lifeboats

 US Lionel speedboat

A close up of the cutter's planked hull

Why four? It's because they have different hull colours!

Bill Daniels designed sloop

Saturday Sailings

An Alexander and a Star

Ken's latest tug boat

Fred's tug

Alan had to video the Bunyip or no one would believe him!

Mark in education mode

Practical demonstration


Mark let the watching children have ago

Double sized Sea Commander and rowing boat dwarf the Americas Cup yacht. 

Andrew's tug

Ken had extended the keel on one of the club's yachts so that they would sail in stronger winds.

Still awaiting suitable whether for testing  

Is this Jeff's hydrofoil?

Peter's Bluefin

Steam powered boat on the lake - does anyone know who owns this one?

Happy Boating

John K

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