Eastbourne Model Power Boat Club



Welcome to the Eastbourne Model Power Boat Club website.
We are a group of model boat enthusiasts  who sail regularly on the ponds at Eastbourne and Hailsham. We hope you enjoy our new website.




Eastbourne Lifeboat


Princes Park Eastbourne where sailing is available every day but our club days are Sunday and Wednesday afternoons.

As well as powered boats our members also make and sail various types of yachts similar to this one pictured at Hailsham Common Pond.

The club also sails at the Common Pond in Hailsham on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons.

Crumbles Pond, Princes Park, Eastbourne
Richards Yacht
Common Pond, Hailsham


Plans Database The club is putting together a database of plans that members are willing to share with other members – See News and Events

2017 CLUB MEETING DATES  The dates and times of the 2017 Club meetings are now in the calendar


CLUB AGM REPORT  See  News and Events


JOHN LEE   It is with regret that we have to report the death of John after a short illness. Our condolences go to his widow and family.


RNLI Presentation  The Club  presented a cheque to the Eastbourne RNLI on Sunday 7th Sepetmber. See full report and pictues in the news and events section.


Hailsham Model Show  The Hailsham Model show took place on Saturday and the club had a stand there. See the full report in ‘News and Events’.


Scale Model Figures  See the Hints and Tips section for a chart for figures in scales from 1/10 to 1/72, downloadable as a pdf.


Sumners Ponds Show Report  See the News and Events section for a report and pictures of the show.


The British Queen RNLI Fund Raiser   Thank you all who came to support the club at the RNLI Charity fund raiser at the British Queen on Saturday 14th May. A report and pictures can be found on the News and Events page. UPDATE the total raised on the day was £2385 well done to all!


Intermodelblau Show 2016 Dortmond, Germany report by Richard Bosly, see news and events section.


Dates for your Diary   The dates for the monthly meetings at the Union Corner Hall, Hailsham until December 2016 are now on the calendar page together with a map of the venue.


GORDON McKENZIE  It is with regret that I have to inform you that Gordon passed away recently, he was a stalwart and generous member of our club. In his latter years he would still make his way to the pond to see what was going on and discuss his hobby, he will be sadly missed and remembered by all those who knew him.


Alexandra Palace Show Report  See the News and Events section for a report and pictures of the show.


Upcoming Events  New events added to calendar are underlined


Telford Model Show  Here are some pictures from the show courtesy of Richard Bosly on the News and Events page.


Warwick International Model Boat Show  The show was attended by Richard Bosly, Ray Jackson and Chris Rigglesford. See News and Events for pictures courtesy of Richard