Affiliated Clubs

Affiliated Clubs

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CLUB NAME: Ace MPBA
CLUB INTEREST: Multi
CLUB WATER: None
ADDRESS:
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Vince Taylor
CONTACT E-MAIL: jan.taylor@ntlworld.com
INFORMATION:

CLUB NAME: Alpha Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: All aspects of Model Boating
CLUB WATER: None
ADDRESS: 13 Church Road, Stevington, Bedfordshire, , MK43 7QB
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Stuart Robinson
CONTACT E-MAIL: robinsons10@btinternet.com
INFORMATION:


CLUB NAME: Alvaston Pirates MBC
CLUB INTEREST: Scale
CLUB WATER: Alvaston Park Lake
ADDRESS: Alvaston Lake, Alvaston, Derby. DE24 8QQ
WEBSITE: http://www.alvastonpiratesmodelboatclub.co.uk
CONTACT: David Rodger
CONTACT E-MAIL: davidrodger22@virginmedia.com
INFORMATION: Sailing every Saturday and Sunday 09:30 to 16:00


CLUB NAME: Anglia Marine Model Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale
CLUB WATER: None
ADDRESS:
WEBSITE: http://www.angliamarinemodelclub.org.uk
CONTACT: Anne Riches
CONTACT E-MAIL: riches@greenbee.com”
INFORMATION:

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CLUB NAME: Balne Moor Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Towing
CLUB WATER: Balne Moor
ADDRESS: Balne Moor DN14 0EL
WEBSITE: http://www.balnemoormbc.co.uk
CONTACT: Peter Newton
CONTACT E-MAIL: p.newton789@tiscali.co.uk
INFORMATION: On the M62 take the exit at Jct.34 turning towards Doncaster on the A19.
Continue through the village of Whitley, 300 yds. After leaving the village, turn left at the crossroads
onto the unnamed road signposted for Balne, Pollington and Snaith. Continue along this road for approx 1
mile and watch out for the railway over bridge. The pond is in the first field on the right after the bridge,
however, because of the roadside vegetation, the entrance is not readily visible so as you come under the bridge,
indicate right and begin to slow down. The entrance to the field is gated and may be closed.


CLUB NAME: Birkenhead Radio Sailing and Power Club
CLUB INTEREST: Yachts. IC Racing
CLUB WATER: Gautby Lake
ADDRESS: Gautby Road, Birkenhead, CH41 7DR
WEBSITE: http://birkenheadrspc.co.uk
CONTACT: Kearon Worthington
CONTACT E-MAIL: kearon01@aol.com
INFORMATION: From M53, at Junction 1 take the A554 exit to Birkenhead/ Wallasey. At the roundabout,
take the 3rd exit onto A554/ Bidston Link Rd heading to A553/ Birkenhead. At the roundabout, take the 1st
exit onto A553/ Hoylake Rd. Turn left at Gautby Rd.

CLUB NAME: Blackheath Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST:
CLUB WATER:
ADDRESS:
WEBSITE:
CONTACT:
CONTACT E-MAIL: steamboatphil@hotmail.com
INFORMATION: Prince of Wales Pond, Blackheath. London Parking at pondside. Toilets, shops nearby.
The pond is located on Blackheath, alongside the Princess of Wales Public House on Prince Charles Road.
From the East, through the Blackwall Tunnel, continue along M102 until second exit. Turn right at roundabout,
follow road to next roundabout, exit left, at end of road turn left. Turn first right at pub, park is on left.
Park along this road. The club membership is very much into steam power, three or four members being leading
lights on the subject. Meetings are held on the first Friday of each month from September to March in the Lewisham area.


CLUB NAME: Brentwood Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Multi, Scale, Yachts
CLUB WATER: Fitzwalter Farm, Shenfield
ADDRESS: Fitzwalter Farm, Shenfield
WEBSITE: Brentwood Model Boat Club
CONTACT: Peter Revill
CONTACT E-MAIL: insurance@mpba.org.uk
FACEBOOK: @brentwoodmbc
INFORMATION:


CLUB NAME: Bridlington Model Boat Society
CLUB INTEREST: Multi-Racing, Scale, Yachts, Fast Electric, Steam
CLUB WATER: BMBS Carnaby Lake
ADDRESS: Carnaby Lake, Carnaby, East Riding of Yorkshire. YO15 3QY
WEBSITE: Bridlington Model Boat Society
CONTACT: Ian Phillips
CONTACT E-MAIL: ianfastboyslim@aol.com
INFORMATION: Situated on Carnaby Industrial Estate, 3 miles from Bridlington. Turn off A614 onto
Bridlington Bay Road, turn right onto Industrial Estate by John Bull Rock. After second roundabout
look for kitchens of Sara Lee factory on right. Lake is opposite down small access road between Farmhouse
Potato Bakers and Romech. 7 acre site, Pondside parking, refreshments, toilets, clubhouse, disabled
facilities. Lake belongs to club and is locked when no members are sailing.


CLUB NAME: Burton & District Model Boat Society
CLUB INTEREST: All Aspects of Model Boating. Lake not suitable for Straight Running and high speed I C limited
to a few special events each year.
CLUB WATER: Branston Water Park
ADDRESS: Lichfield Road (A38), Branston, Burton upon Trent, DE14 3HD
WEBSITE: http://www.burtonmodelboatclub.org.uk
CONTACT: Moira Hawkins
CONTACT E-MAIL: mamoi@excite.com
INFORMATION: Branston Water Park, Burton Upon Trent. Branston Water Park is situated on the northbound carriageway
of the A38 just south of Burton, follow A38 Lichfield signs, Brown Water Park signs south of Burton, follow A38 to
Walton/Barton flyover, exit left at Happy Eater, cross over bridge, turn right for Burton to rejoin the A38 north,
approx 1 mile drift left into service road, signs for Branston Ind Estate, Branston Water Park, follow to end and turn
left into water park at Leavesleys container depot, follow road into water park.

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CLUB NAME: Capstan Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Yachts, Steam, Small Fast Electrics, Club 500 racing No I.C.
CLUB WATER: 4 Seasons Leisure Park
ADDRESS: Barton’s Point, Isle of Sheppey
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: John Cheer
CONTACT ADDRESS: 4 Watling Street, Gillingham, Kent ME7 2YQ Telephone: 07930 637821
INFORMATION: Lake is shared with full size yachts and wind surfers so club has an allocated area.
Directions available on enquiry from John Cheer, please enclose S.A.E. Nearby parking, refreshments,
toilets, shops about 1 mile, on site camping available.


CLUB NAME: Cardiff Marine Modellers
CLUB INTEREST: Yachts, Steam, Warships, Submarines, Hovercraft, Barges, Liners, Hydroplanes
CLUB WATER: Roath Park Lake
ADDRESS: Roath Park, Cardiff
WEBSITE: http://www.cardiffmarinemodellers.co.uk
CONTACT: Nick Evans
CONTACT E-MAIL: nick-cmm@sky.com
INFORMATION:


CLUB NAME: Chasewater Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Yachts, Fast Electrics, Scale, Steam, Club 500 racing, No I.C.
CLUB WATER: Chasewater Innovation Centre Pool
ADDRESS: Chasewater, Norton Canes, Staffordshire. WS8 7NL
WEBSITE: http://chasewatermbc.blogspot.co.uk
CONTACT: Steven Gregory
CONTACT E-MAIL: chasewaterbc@hotmail.co.uk
INFORMATION: Club sailing every Saturday and Tuesday afternoons, starting around 2pm. All MPBA members
(electric or steam) are very welcome to come along and sail with us if you are passing the venue and have
your boat on board, or just pop in for a chat.

CLUB NAME: Cotswold MM Club
CLUB INTEREST:
CLUB WATER:
ADDRESS: 12 Wiltshire Avenue, North Yate, Bristol, Avon, BS37 7UF Telephone: 01454 311415
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Michael Rose
CONTACT E-MAIL:
INFORMATION:


CLUB NAME: Coventry Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: All aspects of model boating
CLUB WATER: Wyken Slough
ADDRESS: Nauls Mill Park
WEBSITE: http://www.covmbc.org.uk
CONTACT: John Redgrave
CONTACT E-MAIL: trea@covmbc.org.uk
INFORMATION: Leave M6 at J3, follow Bedworth, Longford signs for half a mile. After crossing canal bridge,
turn left into Hurst Road, follow road round into Grange Road, turn right into Jackers Road, pool is
opposite the end. Pondside parking. Nauls Mill Park – From Coventry inner ring road turn into Holyhead Road,
signposted for Birmingham. 100yds approx. at traffic lights turn right into Barras Lane, at cross roads,
approx. 150yds, turn left into Coundon Road. After 100yds turn right into Middleborough Road.
Nauls Mill Park with pool is on the left. Pondside parking for special events only otherwise parking
in street nearby. Note: Middleborough Road is residents only parking, non-residents are liable to be
prosecuted. City centre shops approximately 1 mile.


CLUB NAME: Crowborough & District Model Boat Society
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Scale Steering
CLUB WATER: Centenary Boating Lake
ADDRESS: Goldsmiths’s Leisure Centre, Eridge Road, Crowborough, East Sussex. TN6 2TN
WEBSITE: http://www.crowboroughmodelboatclub.org.uk
CONTACT: Jeffrey Ayres
CONTACT E-MAIL: jeffery_ayres@hotmail.com
INFORMATION: The model boating lake inside the steam model railway. A26 Tunbridge Wells to Crowborough, at Boarshead
roundabout take second exit. After 1/2 mile turn right into Leusure Centre. Parking is free, toilets and cafe in leisure centre.


CLUB NAME: Cygnets Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Multi, Hydroplanes, I.C. Sports, Sail
CLUB WATER: Mote Park
ADDRESS: Mote Park Lake, Maidstone
WEBSITE: http://www.cygnetsmbc.org
CONTACT: David Shirley
CONTACT E-MAIL: davidshirley@virginmedia.com
INFORMATION: TFrom M20 J7 follow signs leading to Maidstone town centre – after third roundabout
(Chiltern Hundreds Pub) bear left at third set of traffic lights (Ford Main Dealer on left).
Turn right at next set of traffic lights, then first left onto Mote Avenue – Entrance to the park is straight ahead.

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CLUB NAME: Darlington & District Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale (including Mini), Steam, Non-Class Yachts, Fast Electrics Club 500 racing, Scale, NFREC Classes)
CLUB WATER: Middleton St. George Water Park
ADDRESS: No 2 Middleton St. George Water Park, Middleton St. George
WEBSITE: http://ddmbc.co.uk/smf/
CONTACT: Ernest J Lazenby
CONTACT E-MAIL: ernie.lazenby2@ntlworld.com
INFORMATION: The club sails on the first of three lakes behind the village community centre.
Middleton St. George is signposted off the A67 Darlington to Yarm. Access is also possible from the
main A66 Darlington to Teesside via Sadburge. The community centre/lake access road is about halfway
through the village. The clubhouse by the access steps to the lake has 2 toilets (inc. disabled),
heating and refreshments are available. Parking is adjacent. Access to the water is via uneven steps up
and down a bank. Disabled access is difficult. The club sails on Sunday mornings and Wednesday afternoons
and evenings. Regular Steering and sailing regattas are held..

CLUB NAME: Daventry Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale , Yachts, No I.C.
CLUB WATER: Napton Marina
ADDRESS: Tomlow Road, Nr. Napton on the Hill, Southam CV47 8HX
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Ron Smith (01327)871636
CONTACT E-MAIL:
INFORMATION: Meeting Times – Sundays from 1pm Wednesday 6pm to 9pm.

CLUB NAME: Dublin Radio Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale
CLUB WATER: Napton Marina
ADDRESS: Tomlow Road, Nr. Napton on the Hill, Southam CV47 8HX
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Colin Finn
CONTACT E-MAIL: cpfinnfc@gmail.com
INFORMATION: Meeting Times – Sundays from 1pm Wednesday 6pm to 9pm.

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CLUB NAME: Electra R/C Fast Electric Model Power Boat Racing Club
CLUB INTEREST: Fast Electric Racing
CLUB WATER: Various around South East
ADDRESS: Please see Club Website
WEBSITE: http://www.electrafying.com
CONTACT: Peter Lockhart
CONTACT E-MAIL: pslockhart@tiscali.co.uk
INFORMATION:


CLUB NAME: Elmbridge Model Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Fast Electric, I.C. Racing, Yachts
CLUB WATER: Thorpe Lake
ADDRESS: Egham, Nearest Postcode TW20 8RJ
WEBSITE: http://www.elmbridgemc.net
CONTACT: Tony Handley
CONTACT E-MAIL: tonyhandley99@blueyonder.co.uk
INFORMATION: From M25 North or South leave at J13 and follow signs A30 for Egham at roundabout under M25
(on A30) turn left into Egham, at next roundabout (Police Station) turn left, over level crossing and at
next roundabout left, onto another roundabout, take 2nd. left. Entrance to lake is about half a mile on
right (200yds. past open speed limit sign).

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CLUB NAME: Goole Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Yachts, Tug-towing, I.C.
CLUB WATER: No 5 Coal Hoist Site, Dutch Riverside
ADDRESS: No 5 Coal Hoist Site, Dutch Riverside
WEBSITE: http://www.goolemodelboatclub.co.uk
CONTACT: Darran Newman
CONTACT E-MAIL: darran77@hotmail.com
INFORMATION: From junction3 M62 head towards Goole. At first traffic lights after passing Focus DIY turn
right following signs foe Waterways Museum. At next traffic lights turn right. Next traffic lights turn right
again. No.5 coal hoist is approximately 300 yards down Dutch Riverside.

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CLUB NAME: Heaton & District Model Power Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Straight Running
CLUB WATER: Paddy Freemans Park
ADDRESS: Paddy Freemans Lake, Jesmond Dene, Newcastle upon Tyne
WEBSITE: http://www.heatonmodelboats.co.uk
CONTACT: Andrew Humpish
CONTACT E-MAIL: heatonmodelboats@aol.com
INFORMATION: A1 North and follow road as it crosses the river and climbs to the highest point,
where you take the slip road signposted Ponteland, Kenton, etc. At roundabout take fourth exit (right)
signposted A167. In 500yds at next roundabout take first exit (left). Follow road for half mile.
At next roundabout take second exit (right) and in 300yds at next roundabout take first exit (left).
In half mile get into left hand lane before traffic lights and turn right, and then in 20yds turn left at
next set of traffic lights. Follow road until it descends hill and at bottom go over first mini roundabout,
and immediately turn right at next mini roundabout. Climb hill and go straight over next mini roundabout.
Pass hospital (on left) and watch for entrance on right just after the bowling greens. Enter car park.
The lake and boathouse are in front of you. Refreshments, toilets and shelter available within clubhouse.


CLUB NAME: Herrington Park Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Yachts, I.C., Sub’s
CLUB WATER: Herrington Country Park
ADDRESS: Chester Road, Penshaw, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear. DH4 7EL
MAP : Here
WEBSITE: http://herringtonmodel.weebly.com/
CONTACT: Joe Carr
CONTACT E-MAIL: joe.carr162@gmail.com
INFORMATION: Herrington country park model boat club are looking for new members for the club.


CLUB NAME: Huddersfield Society of Model Engineers
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Steam
CLUB WATER: Highfields
ADDRESS: Highfields Pond, Huddersfield HD1 5NG
MAP : Here
WEBSITE: http://www.huddersfield.sme.com/
CONTACT: Richard Lyons
CONTACT E-MAIL: rlyons999@hotmail.com
INFORMATION: M62 junction 24, take A629 towards Huddersfield. Approx two miles through two sets of traffic
lights turn left before pelican crossing into Highfields. Do not go past crossing. The road is narrow and
cobbled, at the end of the road bear left onto dirt road, turn right at end of long wall. Pond on right.
Pondside parking, or nearby, refreshments, toilets, shelter.


CLUB NAME: Hull Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Tethered Hydro’s
CLUB WATER: Kelsey Gardens Pond
ADDRESS: HU12 9HU
MAP : Here
WEBSITE: http://www.hullmodelboatclub.co.uk
CONTACT: Ken Gregory
CONTACT E-MAIL: kengregory@watersedge.karoo.co.uk
INFORMATION: From Hull towards Withernsea on the A1033 pass through Thorngumbald into camerton and take the second
left turn for Burstwick onto Hariff Lane and about half a mile down the road on the right look for a Sangwins sign
and turn right down the lane and just follow the track down to the 2nd pond.

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CLUB NAME: Irish Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Tethered Hydro’s
CLUB WATER: Herbert Park
ADDRESS: Balls Bridge, Dublin 4
MAP : Here
WEBSITE: http://www.irishmodelboatclub.ie
CONTACT: Tom Shields
CONTACT E-MAIL: tom44@gofree.indigo.ie
INFORMATION: 2.1/4 miles south of G.P.O. on the main road to Dun-Laoghaire. The park is situated between
the American Embassy and the Bridge. There is car parking outside the park and there are toilets available.
Saturday afternoon from 1400hrs. To 1700hrs. All year and in summer on Wednesdays at 1800hrs. Until 2000hrs. As well


CLUB NAME: Kingsbury Water Park Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Multi, Off-Shore, Tethered Hydro’s
CLUB WATER: Kingsbury Water Park
ADDRESS: Kingsbury Water Park, Tamworth B76 0DY

WEBSITE: http://www.kwpmbc.co.uk
CONTACT: Judith Beesley
CONTACT E-MAIL: judith.beesley@sky.com
INFORMATION: Leave M42 at Junction 9. Take A4097 towards Kingsbury. At first roundabout turn left and the
park is well signed. Shops, toilets, café and childrens playground on site. Extensive walks and nearby car
parking. The park entrance fee is £3.00 or you can purchase a yearly pass at £36.00, if you hold a disabled
badge you can obtain discount for the pass.

CLUB NAME: Little Radford Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale
CLUB WATER:
ADDRESS:

WEBSITE:
CONTACT: John Newey
CONTACT E-MAIL: john.newey@o2.co.uk
INFORMATION:

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CLUB NAME: Mid Thames Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Yachts, Steam, No I.C.
CLUB WATER: Child Beale Trust
ADDRESS: Child Beale Wildlife Park, Basildon, Nr. Pangbourne, Berkshire

WEBSITE: http://www.mtmbc.co.uk
CONTACT: Merlyn Coates
CONTACT E-MAIL: merlyn.coates@btinternet.com
INFORMATION: Exit M4 junction 12. Turn South along A4 towards Newbury. Straight over first roundabout, at second
roundabout turn right towards Tidmarsh and Pangbourne (A340). In Pangbourne over mini roundabout, through a railway
arch and straight on with the River Thames on your right. About three quarters of a mile uphill look out for signposts
for Child Beale Wildlife Park. Turn right into park. Nearby parking, refreshments, toilets. For Beale Park admission
prices and possible concessions to model boat shows, please telephone 0870 777 7160, www.bealepark.co.uk or
consult modelling press.


CLUB NAME: Model Hydroplane Club
CLUB INTEREST: Tethered Hydro
CLUB WATER: Althorne Lake
ADDRESS: Essex

WEBSITE: http://www.onthewire.co.uk
CONTACT: Sonia Collins
CONTACT E-MAIL: modelhydroclub@btinternet.com
INFORMATION: Private lake situated to the south side of the B1010 in Althorne village, 1/2 mile past Station Rd.

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CLUB NAME: Northampton & District Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Multi, Yachts
CLUB WATER: Earl’s Barton Showground
ADDRESS: Earl’s Barton

WEBSITE: http://www.ndmbc.co.uk
CONTACT: Ian Hunter
CONTACT E-MAIL: ikseno@oneski.freeserve.co.uk
INFORMATION: Although not a public amenity as we sail on land owned by farmers there is nothing to stop us having guests
when we sail. From the M1 follow the A45 to the Earls Barton turn off (next junction after Billing Aquadrome) turn left and
then left again into White’s Nurseries. The pond is situated in the bottom left hand corner of the Earl’s Barton Showground.


CLUB NAME: Northern Amp Draggers
CLUB INTEREST: Fast Electric Racing
CLUB WATER: Various, see Website
ADDRESS:
WEBSITE: http://www.ampdraggers.co.uk
CONTACT: Peter Barrow
CONTACT E-MAIL: r.p.barrow@hotmail.com
INFORMATION:

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CLUB NAME: Peterborough Model Power Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Multi
CLUB WATER: Orton Mere
ADDRESS: Orton Mere Osier Lake, Peterborough
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Mick Szebeko
CONTACT E-MAIL: mickszebeko@mmpe.co.uk
INFORMATION: From A1 North, take left A47 to Peterborough (Castor and Ailsworth Bypass), approx 3 miles to roundabout
and underpass, turn right onto A1260 (Nene Parkway). On second turn-off go down to the A605, turn right, at next set of
traffic lights turn right. Lake is on left. From A1(M)South, take right onto A1139 (Fletton Parkway) keep to left to
Peterborough. At first flyover take a left onto Orton Parkway. At 2nd. roundabout turn right onto A605 (Oundle Road)
strictly 30 mph, continue for approx 2miles, just before flyover at traffic lights turn left, lake is on left.


CLUB NAME: Portsmouth & District Model Power Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, I.C., Fast Electric, Sail, Steam
CLUB WATER: Canoe Lake
ADDRESS: Southsea, Hampshire
WEBSITE: http://www.portsmouthmodelboatclub.co.uk
CONTACT: Kelvin Bird
CONTACT E-MAIL: michael.rudd40@ntlworld.com
INFORMATION: Follow signs for Southsea Sea Front, and South Parade Pier. The club meets at the Canoe Lake on Sunday
mornings in the winter and Friday evenings in the summer. Nearby parking, refreshments and toilets. NB Lake is SALT WATER.
The club meetings are held at 7.30pm on the first Tuesday of every month at the Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road,
Copnor, Portsmouth.

CLUB NAME: Retro Racing Club
CLUB INTEREST: Vintage Tethered Cars and Boats
CLUB WATER:
ADDRESS:
WEBSITE: http://www.onthewire.co.uk/retro.htm
CONTACT: Peter Hill
CONTACT E-MAIL: arty.pole@gmail.com
INFORMATION:

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CLUB NAME: Seahorse Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Sail, Fast Electric
CLUB WATER: Pickie
ADDRESS: Bangor, Co Down, by the Marina on seafront
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Tony Swan
CONTACT E-MAIL: swanarshms@talk21.com
INFORMATION: From Belfast follow A2 to Bangor. Pickie Pond is to be found by the marina. Normal sailing on Sunday
morning 9.00am-11.30am. Some Wednesday mornings.


CLUB NAME: Sheffield Ship Model Society
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, 575, 590, Fast Electric, Tug Towing
CLUB WATER: Millhouses Park
ADDRESS: Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield
WEBSITE: http://www.sheffieldshipmodelsociety.co.uk
CONTACT: John Blackwell
CONTACT E-MAIL: johnblackwell66@yahoo.co.uk
INFORMATION: SW of Sheffield centre, 3miles out on A621 Sheffield-Bakewell road, on Abbeydale Road South.
Lake is in park behind the Cafe, signposted from main road, near Wagon & Horses pub. From M1 North, exit
junction 33 onto A630-Sheffield take ring road heading South at A61 roundabout ask directions to Millhouses Park.
From M1 South, exit junction 29 take A617 Chesterfield road then A61 Chesterfield /Dronfield bypass going North.
At A61/Sheffield ring road junction ask directions. Square lake paved all round and concrete wadeable bottom.
Parking nearby, refreshments, toilets, shelter and shops.

CLUB NAME: South Lakes Model Club
CLUB INTEREST: Yachts, Scale, Fun Electric, Experimental Types
CLUB WATER: Kit Ridding Lake
ADDRESS: Kit Ridding Farm, Old Town, Near Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria LA6 2QA
WEBSITE:
CONTACT: Malcolm Roath
CONTACT E-MAIL: malcolm.roath@btinternet.com
INFORMATION:


CLUB NAME: South Shields Model Yacht Club
CLUB INTEREST: Sail, Straight running, Scale, No I.C.
CLUB WATER: South Marine Park
ADDRESS: South Marine Park, South Shields
WEBSITE: http://www.ssmyc.co.uk
CONTACT: Robert Kirtley
CONTACT E-MAIL: robb.kirtley@blueyonder.co.uk
INFORMATION: On arriving at South Shields, follow signs for seafront. Park is next to fairground and the pierhead. Nearby parking,
refreshments, toilets, shelter, and shops. Wadeable with chest waders. We have to be aware of the wildlife on the lake and
consider public opinion. Normally no problems but no I.C. allowed.


CLUB NAME: Southend Model Power Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Steam, Tug towing, Fast electric, Club 500 racing, Sailing Barges and other sailing craft
CLUB WATER: Southchurch Park Boating Lake
ADDRESS: Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2SX
WEBSITE: http://www.smpbc.co.uk
CONTACT: Peter Bone
CONTACT E-MAIL: peter.bone@blueyonder.co.uk
INFORMATION: Lake can be found just off the Eastern Esplanade near the Castle Pub. The park includes children’s play area, café and toilets.


CLUB NAME: ST. Albans & District Model Engineering Society
CLUB INTEREST: Straight Running, Tethered Hydro’s, Scale, Scale Steam, Model Engineering
CLUB WATER: Verulamium Park, St. Albans
ADDRESS: Verulamium Park, St. Albans
WEBSITE: http://www.stalbansmes.com
CONTACT: Roger Lane
CONTACT E-MAIL: sailing@stalbanssms.com
INFORMATION: We currently use the small lake in the Verulamium Park. The park has numerous facilities including
ample parking, toilets, a cafe and on the warmer days an ice cream van. The Society holds a reference collection
of model boat plans for use by members only.


CLUB NAME: Stevenage Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, I.C, Fast Electric, Sail, Steam
CLUB WATER: Fairlands Valley
ADDRESS: Fairlands Valley Park, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG2 0BL
WEBSITE: http://sites.google.com/site/stevenagemodelboats/
CONTACT: Bernard Hitchcock
CONTACT E-MAIL: b.r.hitchcock@btinternet.com
INFORMATION: Marine modellers always most welcome at ‘The Club’ Sunday morning and Thursday afternoon.


CLUB NAME: Stourbridge Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, I.C, Fast Electric, Sail, Steam
CLUB WATER: Heath Pool in Mary Stevens Park, also Lake in Baggerridge Country Park
ADDRESS: Please see Website, directions below.
WEBSITE: http://www.stourbridgemodelboatclub.org/
CONTACT: John Taft
CONTACT ADDRESS: The Club Secretary Stourbridge Model Boat Club, 27 Holmwood Avenue, Kidderminster. DY11 6DB
CONTACT E-MAIL:
INFORMATION: Heath Pool towards Stourbridge on the A451 Norton Lane – B4186 Heath Lane. Car Park and public
toilets nearby. Club members can use the lake six days a week Monday to Saturday from June until March,
and three days from April until June, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. From June we meet on a Sunday morning at
11am, this is because of the wildlife’s breading season. The park also offers a children’s play area, toilets and
grassy areas for ball games or just to sit about.


CLUB NAME: South West Area Racing Modellers (SWARM)
CLUB INTEREST: Fast Electric Racing
CLUB WATER:
ADDRESS:
WEBSITE: http://www.swarm-fe.org
CONTACT: Mark Shipman
CONTACT E-MAIL: mark.alan.shipman@gmail.com
INFORMATION: The SWARM championship series consists of six meetings which run from April until September
held at several venues throughout the south west. As the name suggests this series is for fast electric (battery)
powered radio controlled model boats, with some of the quickest boats racing at speeds in excess of 40mph!


CLUB NAME: Swindon Model Boat & Engineering Club
CLUB INTEREST: Steam, I.C., Electric, Sail, Scale
CLUB WATER: Coate Water Country Park
ADDRESS: Swindon. SN3 6AA
WEBSITE: http://www.smbec.org.uk
CONTACT: Brian Young
CONTACT E-MAIL: young_brian4@sky.com
INFORMATION: M4 J15. Take A419 (Swindon by-pass) then A4259 west to Swindon. The entrance to the lake is adjacent
to the Post House Hotel and the Sun Inn roundabout. Enter park, drive through public car park, and park adjacent
to lake – all amenities for the family.

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CLUB NAME: Victoria Model Steamboat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Straight running, Hydroplanes, Radio functional and Scale
CLUB WATER: Victoria Park Lake
ADDRESS: Victoria Park, Hackney, London E9
WEBSITE: http://www.onthewire.co.uk/vmsc1.htm
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/xVMSCx/
CONTACT: Keith Reynolds, VMSC Secretary
CONTACT E-MAIL: keithreynoldsV71@talktalk.net
INFORMATION: The Boating Lake, entrance is via gates opposite “The Top of the Morning” pub just before St Marks Gate
in Cadogan Terrace. Refreshments and toilets in clubhouse. Shops nearby.
PARKING: Security on gate. Produce M.P.B.A. card to gain entrance. Drive slowly through park to road besides
one o’clock club up to the pond side, unload and return cars to the street or chargeable car park.
OTHER INFORMATION: No Junior under the age of 10 (ten) years may take part in any competition (in or out of the water) at Victoria Park.

CLUB NAME: Watermead Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Sail, Scale, Steam, No I.C., Fast Electric
CLUB WATER: Watermead Lake
ADDRESS: Aylesbury HP19 0FU
WEBSITE: https://watermeadmodelboatclub.wordpress.com/
CONTACT: Leonard Bryant
CONTACT E-MAIL: lenbryant@btinternet.com
INFORMATION: Watermead Lake is signposted off the A413 Buckingham Road out of Aylesbury. The car park is at the Riviera Restaurant
which is beside the Lake. Lakeside parking, refreshments and Toilet.


CLUB NAME: Welwyn Garden City Society of Model Engineers
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Straight Running, Steam
CLUB WATER: Stanborough Lakes
ADDRESS: Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6DQ
WEBSITE: https://wgcsme.wordpress.com/
CONTACT: Paul Graver
CONTACT E-MAIL: graverp70563@gmail.com
INFORMATION: The club meets the 3rd. Monday of each month at the Church hall, St. Johns Church, Lemsford, near Welwyn Garden City.

CLUB NAME: West Hampshire Modellers
CLUB INTEREST: Scale Tugs, Trawlers, lifeboats, cruisers, warships, fun boats, working boats and sail
CLUB WATER: Poole Park
ADDRESS: Poole Park, Lilliput End, Hampshire
WEBSITE: West Hampshire Modellers
CONTACT: Barry Thomas
CONTACT E-MAIL: barry.thomas728@btinternet.com
INFORMATION: The Reed bed South within Poole Park which is at the extreme Lilliput end next to the gate piers,
some on road parking with four hour limit outside the park but can return after an hour though some disabled parking
much closer but only three hours but can return after an hour, also some main road all day parking. All radios must
be on 2.4GHz and no fast boats or I.C’s we now incorporate “Poole Park Tuggers” in our group


CLUB NAME: Yate & Sodbury Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Fast Electrics, Small Yachts
CLUB WATER: Kingsgate Park Lake
ADDRESS: Yate, Bristol BS37 4DZ
WEBSITE: http://www.ysmbc.webeden.co.uk
CONTACT: Derek Battson
CONTACT E-MAIL: derek.battson@talktalk.net
INFORMATION: TFollow A432 through Yate to Lidl Store. Turn onto Sundridge Park and then take 6th turn on left,
which is Sunningdale, follow to end, Parking is on grass area.Parking at pond side and nearby. Limited refreshments are available.
Toilets available, shops nearby.

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