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


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’.


2016 ANNNUAL GENERAL MEETING  The AGM will be held on Saturday 15th October at 14.00 at The Union Corner Hall Hailsham. As well as election of the committee we are looking to elect a vice chairman so please make every effort to attend.


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.


 FOR SALE   Gentleman’s Steam Yacht: see Sales and Wanted page.


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


Sumners Ponds Model Show 2016  This years show will be held on 18th & 19th June.

SP 2016


Club AGM  A very big thank you to all of you who attended it was a very good turn out and a special thank you to all who bought models etc with them, you can find some pictures on the News and Events page.


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


Latest Members Model Reg Barnes is in the final throws of completing his model of Eastbourne’s ‘Tamar Class’ lifeboat. It had it’s first outing at Hailsham last week. There are three pictures of it at the bottom of the gallery page. Well done Reg!

Donation to the Eastbourne RNLI See the news and events page for details


Report on RNLI college open weekend Paul and Jean Guy and David and Kim Hedges visited the RNLI College at Poole for their open weekend. Go to the  News and Event section to see pictures of the event.