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2019 Zoomer Show

Metro Marine Modellers hosted an exhibit of ship models at the 2019 Zoomer show October 26-27. It was well attended. The people who stopped by to look at the models were very impressed with the detail built into them and many had questions about the models and how they were built.

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Nancy Island – Ships & Sail Event

On August 17, 2019 the Nancy Island Historic Site in Wasaga Beach is holding a one day “Ships & Sail event during which the Metro Marine Modellers Club will play a significant part. The following poster provides more information. S&S – Poster 8.5×11 FINAL

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Canadian Canoe Museum tour

On June 5, 2019 five club members and spouses toured the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough. This is an amazing facility displaying 100 canoes that range from historic to modern. Well worth a trip to Peterborough.

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MMM exhibit at Canterbury Lodge

On June 8, 2019 Metro Marine Modellers provided an exhibit of scale and static models at the Canterbury Lodge retirement residence to the delight of the residents. The most enthusiastic of these was Norm Perkins who has been a member of our club for many years. Three of the models on display had been built […]

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Lennox & Addington Museum Exhibit

The Metro Marine Modellers provided an exhibit of 52 static ship models to the Lennox & Addington museum in Napanee. The exhibit runs from April to September of 2019. It includes two large models (the Cutty Sark and the USS Buchanan), six ships-in-bottles and a range of other models that include a Spanish ship from […]

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MMM at Toronto Sportsmen’s Show

All three divisions – static, scale and sail – were well represented in the MMM booth at this year’s Sportsmen’s Show at the International Centre. This was the first time the club had a display at the five-day event that is attended by upwards of 66,000 people. Jonathan Evans brought along his recently completed scale […]

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New Years Day Frostbite Regatta

  A group of hardy souls from the Fifty Point Model Sailors were joined by sailors from Confederation Marine Modelers and Metro Marine Modelers on a comparatively mild and bright New Year’s Day, sailing their boats on 16 Mile Creek at the Oakville Yacht Squadron.  This fun Frostbite event has become the annual First Regatta […]

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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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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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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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