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2018 Makers Festival

Metro Marine Modellers put on an exceptional exhibit at the 2018 Makers Festival held July 7-8 in the Toronto Reference Library. The exhibit included 30 ship models on display, modellers working on their ships to demonstrate modelling techniques, a table where kids could make their own models and a lathe demonstration where small brass goblets […]

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MMM’s Malcolm Hann scores hat trick at Toledo R/C Model Show

MMM’s Malcolm Hann was awarded first, second and third prizes in different build categories at the Toledo “Weak Signals” Expo in April. The awards included: First place in the Military Scale Boat category with his scratch-built model of a German Schnellboot from WW2. Second place in the Working Vessel Unarmed category for his scratch-built Atlantic […]

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Canterbury Lodge show

On Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm, the Metro Marine Modellers of Toronto were invited to the Canterbury Place Retirement Residence to put on a model boat display. There were 12 members from all 3 divisions attending with 33 boats to display. This year, we were moved to the Bistro, where […]

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2018 Sailing Schedule announced

The Sail Division has finalized the schedule for the 2018 r/c sailing season that will begin on Sunday, April 15 with a Dragon Force 65 regatta at the large sailing pond in Humber Bay Park East. The schedule was developed in consultation with  fleet captains David Allsebrook for Soling, Tom Madarasz for Victoria and Christian […]

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2017 Zoomer Show

The Metro Marine Modellers exhibit at the 2017 Zoomer show was a great success.  We had ten members present with 31 models on display from all three divisions.  We enjoyed the opportunity to talk to many show attendees.  Most of those who spent time in the exhibit were very impressed with the variety of models […]

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2017 Makers Festival

Metro Marine Modellers awed attendees at the 2017 Toronto Makers Festival. Metro Marine Modellers presented an amazing display of 25 ship models that covered all aspects of the hobby including ships in bottles, museum quality static models, remote controlled scale models and remote controlled sailing models. Club members discussed the models, how they were built, […]

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Soling One Meter National Championship Regatta Report

May 28, 2018 — Day one was a light 0 to 4 knots that came from nearly all points on the compass rose. Despite several course changes and short distance races in trying conditions, we got 8 races completed by the end of the day. Jim Goddard was the clear front-runner with 11 points after […]

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MMM makes waves at Zoomer Show

  More than 20 model marine vessels were displayed by Metro Marine Modellers at this year’s Zoomer Show in Toronto, a lifestyle consumer show targeted at the 45 plus age group. More than 30,000 people attended the two-day show at the end of October. The types of models ranged from tiny ships in bottles and […]

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MMM to host first ever Dragon Force National Regatta

Metro Marine Modellers are excited to host the 2016 Dragon Force Canadian National Championship !! The two-day event will be held on October 22-23 at Lakefront Promenade Park in Mississauga, Ontario. The Notice of Race (NoR) along with the Sailing Instructions are posted below and on the CRYA.ca website. We have already received nine paid […]

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Attracting new members through The Boatyard

The Metro Marine Modellers’ Boatyard was launched last year to make good quality used r/c sailboats available to potential new members. The Boatyard sold seven boats and generated enough revenue to pay back the cash float from the club and continue purchasing inventory. Some of this income was from commissions on the sale of members’ […]

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Michigan’s Fidler Stars in 2015 Ontario Dragon Force Championship

By Michael Steele, Race Director My English grandmother was an eternal optimist. Whenever faced with any adversity, she would come out with a flurry of cheery statements such as “Mustn’t grumble, could be worse.” Or my personal favourite, ”It will be better on the day!” This is a phrase I repeated often in the week […]

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Regatta Report: 2014 Soling One Meter Canadian National Regatta

From CRYA newsletter Summer 2014 Twenty-six skippers from across Canada and the United States gathered in Mississauga on June 21 and 22 for the 2014 Soling One Meter Canadian National Championship Regatta. The event, which was hosted by the Metro Marine Modellers (MMM) of Toronto, was held at the Douglas Kennedy Park on Lakefront Promenade […]

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Soling Nationals Reported in Mississauga News – June 25

See the full story and other pictures from the article at: http://m.mississauga.com/community-story/4598314-there-s-no-messing-about-in-boats-at-model-regatta/ Many thanks to all of the volunteers that made it such a successful event. And thanks to Rick Levick’s – Sailing Captain for his efforts for getting the Mississauga News out and the MMM into the news. (The pictures are courtesy of Mississauga News […]

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