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


STOP PRESS  –  The 2018 Sumners Ponds Model Show on 9th and 10th June has been cancelled due to operational reasons.

The 2018 Club Dinner will be held at the Kings Head in Horsebridge on Tuesday 24th April 12.30. It is open to all club members and their wives/partners. Please let David Hedges or Paul Guy know if you are coming so that we can update the venue. Thank you.


Train Times Model Shop 37 Seaside Eastbourne Seb now stocks a large selection of balsa and plywood as well a selection of tools and sundries. He also gives a 10% discount on production of your club membership card.


Hailsham Model Show 2017  See the pictures from the show in News and Events.


Sumners Ponds Model Show 2017  See the show report in News and Events and event pictures in the Gallery.


Club Model Show 2017  Many thanks to all those who made this a success. See News and Events for full report.


Midhurst Show Report  Several members visit the show on February 12th, visit the news and events page to read Richard Bosly’s report.


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.