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.
Brushless Motors I have included an article on Brushless Motors in the Hints and Tips section.
IMPORTANT NOTICE THE AUGUST CLUB MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
May’s meeting and Presentation RNLI Coxswain Mark Sawyer came and gave an in depth incite into the work of the Eastbourne RNLI which was well received and appreciated. We also took the opportunity to present them with a cheque from the club for £600 which was raised through donations and sales Thank you all for your efforts on that regard, also to those members who bought there lifeboats along and there are pictures of these and the presentation in the gallery. Also in this months Model Boats magazine there is a three page article on February’s model boat competition courtesy of Richard Bosly.
St Andrews Model Show Thank you to those members who came along with their boats to promote the club at this annual event, there are pictures in the gallery.
Club Boat Competition Thank to all you bought their boats along and congratulation to the winners. The new members award went to Peter Funnell for his racing power boat, with Bernard Tasker winning the best kit built for his cabin cruiser Victoria and Simon Mockford winning the best scratch build for his fishing boat Osprey. The winners and their boats can be seen in the gallery.
Novelty Boat Competition Thank you to all who took part and well done to Peter Funnell for his Paddle Steamer. All the pictures are now in the Gallery.
Alexandra Palace Show Report See the pictures from the show in News and Events. courtesy of Richard Bosly.
Revision of Club Rules The revised rules as agreed at the last meeting can be found in the ‘Contact us’ pages.
Members New Models A selection of members models seen at Hailsham Pond with pictures courtesy of David Neal, these can be seen in the gallery.
Warwick Model Show 2018 Report See the pictures from the show in News and Events. courtesy of Richard Bosly.
St Andrew’s Model Show 2018 See the pictures from the show in News and Events.
RNLI Presentation 2018 Apologies for the late report on this event. The Club presented a cheque to the Eastbourne RNLI on Sunday 3rd September. See full report and pictues in the news and events section.
Club Model Show 2018 Many thanks to all those who made this a success and congratulations to the winners, Paul Guy, Simon Mockford and David Schuler. See News and Events for full report complied by Richard Bosly.
STOP PRESS – The 2018 Sumners Ponds Model Show on 9th and 10th June has been cancelled due to operational reasons.
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.