CLUB NAME: Ace MPBA
CLUB INTEREST: Multi
CONTACT: Jan Taylor
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLUB NAME: Alpha Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: All aspects of Model Boating
CONTACT: Stuart Robinson
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
CLUB NAME: Balne Moor Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Towing
CONTACT: Michael Butler
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION: On the M62 take the exit at junction 34 turning towards Doncaster on the A19. Continue through the village of Whitley, 300 yards after leaving the village, turn left at the crossroads, onto the unnamed road sign posted for Balne, Pollington and Snaith. Continue along this road for approximately one mile, and watch out for the railway overbridge. The pond is in the first field on the right after the bridge. However because of 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. Refreshments and disabled toilets available.
CLUB NAME: Birkenhead Radio Sailing and Power Club
CLUB INTEREST: Yachts. IC Racing
CLUB WATER: Gautby Lake
ADDRESS: Gautby Road, Birkenhead, CH41 7DR
CONTACT: Dave Marles
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
INFORMATION: The lake has parking nearby on Gautby Road and has a brick club house & toilet facilities which are shared with the Model Yacht section of the club and available on regatta days. There are shops nearby. The lake is 560ft long by 150ft wide and 28 inches deep. (Map reference SJ293903) Nearest Motorway Junction is M53 junction 1. Follow A554 to Birkenhead. At first roundabout adjacent to Tesco Superstore, take 2nd exit, left into Hoylake Road, then turn down 2nd road on left off Hoylake Road into Gautby Road. The lake is on left prior to bend in the road.
CLUB NAME: Blackheath Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Straight Running and Hydroplanes
CONTACT: Phil Abbott
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION: The Boating Lake, Victoria Park, Hackney, London E9. Entrance is via St. Mark’s Gates in Cadogan Terrace. MPBA Cards must be shown. Refreshments and Toilets in Clubhouse. Parking: Drive slowly through park to road beside the ‘One O’clock Club’ up to the pond side, unload and return cars to the street or the chargeable car park. 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: Bournville Radio Sailing and Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Yachting
CONTACT: Andrew Hines
CONTACT EMAIL: email@example.com
INFORMATION: The Boat House Valley Parkway, off Bournville Lane.
CLUB NAME: Brentwood M.B.C.
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Club 500
CONTACT: John Elliot
INFORMATION: Brentwood MBC, Near Thoby Lodge (off Thoby Lane), Mountnessing, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0TB
CLUB NAME: Brentwood Model Yacht and Power Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Multi, Fast Electric
CONTACT: Terry Holmes
VENUE: Fitzwalters Farm, Mountnessing Road, Shenfield. From M25 take A12 towards Chelmsford, take first exit on to B1002 towards Mountnessing, take turning immediately through white gates on the left into Fitzwalters Farm. Lake is 200 yards on the left. No tents or caravans.
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
GENERAL CONTACT: Sarah Randall
GENERAL CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
MULTI CONTACT: Robert Daniel
MULTI CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.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 the 2nd roundabout on Lancaster Rd look for a small access road opposite 3 white silos, the club nameboard is displayed at the entrance of the access road. Continue behind the factories to the club site, there are two entrance gates, the first gives access to the Truck and Rock Crawler area the second to the lake and upper carpark. 7 acre site, Pondside parking, refreshments, toilets, clubhouse, disabled facilities. Lake belongs to club and is locked when no members are sailing.
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
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
CONTACT: Nick Evans
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CONTACT: Steven Gregory
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
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
ADDRESS: 12 Wiltshire Avenue, North Yate, Bristol, Avon, BS37 7UF Telephone: 01454 311415
CONTACT: Michael Rose
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLUB NAME: Coventry Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: All aspects of model boating
CLUB WATER: Canal Basin
CONTACT: Richard Lambert
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
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.
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
CONTACT: Jeffrey Ayres
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CONTACT: John Ludlow
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.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.
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
CONTACT: Steve Phillips 07706 957217
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION: Meeting Times – Sundays from 1pm-4pm Wednesday 6pm to 8pm.
CLUB NAME: Dublin Radio Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale
CLUB WATER: Club Water: Herbert Park, Donnybrook, Dublin
Sunday mornings 11am to 1pm
Wednesday evenings (summer time) 6pm to 9pm
CONTACT: Colm Finn
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
INFORMATION: Meeting Times – Sundays from 1pm Wednesday 6pm to 9pm.
CLUB NAME: Elmbridge Model Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Fast Electric, I.C. Racing, Yachts
CLUB WATER: Thorpe Lake
ADDRESS: Egham, Nearest Postcode TW20 8RJ
GENERAL ENQUIRIES: firstname.lastname@example.org
MEMBERSHIP ENQUIRIES: email@example.com
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).
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
CONTACT: Darran Newman
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The club are able to test and certify steam boilers.
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
CONTACT: Andrew Humpish
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.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
CONTACT: Joe Carr
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CONTACT: Richard Lyons
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.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: Irish Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Tethered Hydro’s
CLUB WATER: Herbert Park
ADDRESS: Balls Bridge, Dublin 4
MAP : Here
CONTACT: John O’Sullivan
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CHAIRMAN: Sebastian Garrett Tel: 07445 886554
MEMBERSHIP CONTACT: Judith Beesley
MEMBERSHIP CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
HYDRO CONTACT: Norman Lara Tel: 07956 423410 firstname.lastname@example.org
MULTI: Iain Pickersgill Tel: 07887 591838
MULTI EMAIL: email@example.com
OFFSHORE: Dave Sanders
OFFSHORE EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
SCALE: David Kennedy Tel 01455291611
YACHTING: Michael Brown
YACHTING EMAIL: email@example.com
FAST ELECTRIC: Steve Hollis
FAST ELECTRIC EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 £4.50 or you can purchase a yearly pass at £46.00, if you hold a disabled badge you can obtain discount for the pass.
CLUB NAME: Kingston Upon Hull Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Yachts, Radio Scale & Semi Scale Boats, Club 500, Straight Running plus Fun & Funky Boats
CLUB WATER: East Park
ADDRESS: East Park, Holderness Road, Hull HU8 8JU
MAP : Here
CONTACT: Bill Hornby
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
INFORMATION: Access for cars is restricted onto the park, however, Bill does have access and once on the Park a top quality car park is located right next to the pond. The pond is a concrete lined pond approximately half a metre deep 40metres by 90metres. Toilet facilities are available in the administration building, close by, with a café which has lots of drinks & food with great bacon sandwiches.
CLUB NAME: Little Radford Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale
CONTACT: John Newey
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLUB NAME: Model Hydroplane Club
CLUB INTEREST: Tethered Hydro
CLUB WATER: Hall Farm Lake
ADDRESS: Maldon Road, Essex CM9 6SN
CONTACT: Andrea Gullick
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
NATIONAL OVAL RACING CLUB
CLUB INTEREST: Circuit Racing
CONTACT: Keith Burgess, Drewville, Clifton, Severn Stoke, Worcs WR8 9JF Tel: 01905 371473
CLUB NAME: Northampton & District Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Multi, Yachts
CLUB WATER: Earl’s Barton Showground
ADDRESS: Earl’s Barton
FACEBOOK: FB Group
CONTACT: Janet Hubble
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CONTACT: Martin Marriott
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
CLUB NAME: Peterborough Model Power Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Multi
CLUB WATER: Orton Mere
ADDRESS: Orton Mere Osier Lake, Peterborough
CONTACT: Mick Szebeko
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CONTACT: Kelvin Bird
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.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,
CLUB NAME: Seahorse Model Boat Club
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, Sail, Fast Electric
CLUB WATER: Bessbrook Community Centre
ADDRESS: Bessbrook Community Centre, 8 Mill Road, Bessbrook BT35 7DS
FACEBOOK: Seahorse Model Boat Club This is a closed group – You have to apply to the admins to join
CONTACT: Club Secretary – Craig Kane
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION: Bessbrook Community Centre, 8 Mill Road, Bessbrook BT35 7DS.
CLUB NAME: Sheffield Ship Model Society
CLUB INTEREST: Scale, 575, 590, Fast Electric, Tug Towing
CLUB WATER: Millhouses Park
ADDRESS: Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield
CONTACT: Ronald Mallett
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
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
CONTACT: Malcolm Roath
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CONTACT: Robert Kirtley
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
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: 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.
CONTACT ADDRESS: The Club Secretary Stourbridge Model Boat Club, 173 Kingsway, Stourbridge, DY8 4TW
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAIRMAN: Alan Ryder, 19 Pineridge Drive, Kidderminster DY11 6BG Tel 01562754302
TREASURER: Jerry Hayes, 12 Station Road, Hagley, Stourbridge, DY9 0NU Tel 01562882043
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: Swindon Model Boat & Engineering Club
CLUB INTEREST: Steam, I.C., Electric, Sail, Scale
CLUB WATER: Coate Water Country Park
ADDRESS: Swindon. SN3 6AA
CONTACT: Robert Hobbs
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.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.
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
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. or Fast Electric
CLUB WATER: Watermead Lake
ADDRESS: Aylesbury HP19 0FU
CONTACT: Leonard Bryant
CONTACT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION: Watermead Lake is signposted off the A413 Buckingham Road out of Aylesbury. The car park is at the Watermead Crematorium which is adjacent to the Lake.
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
CONTACT: Paul Graver
CONTACT E-MAIL: email@example.com
INFORMATION: The club meets the 3rd. Monday of each month at the Church hall, St. Johns Church, Lemsford, near Welwyn Garden City.
CLUB INTEREST: Electric Scale & Scratchbuilt, Steam, Club 500, Yachts: Dragon Force, One Metre, Free/Social Sailing.
CLUB WATER: Home waters are located at Windermere Jetty, Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories, formerly the Windermere Steamboat Museum, on Rayrigg Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 1BN
CONTACT: Hon Secretary: Capt. John Bateman, 18 Hillside. Holme, Carnforth, Lancs LA6 1QD Tel: 07919 126018
CONTACT EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
WEBSITE: (Under construction)