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Live interview on Global TV

On May 7, 2019 our club President, David Nelson, had an opportunity to do a live interview on the Global News Morning Show in Kingston to discuss the exhibit we have in the Lennox and Addington Museum in Napanee, Ontario. Link to interview

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Victor’s Custom Victoria – $375

  Key Features: Much sought after “Lead Keel” Carbon Fibre mast and boom and Jib Sails made by Vector Sails using very light and durable 505 sail cloth Sail servo: High Torque Programmable Digital Servo by Hitec (HS-7855TG) and pre-programmed with180 degrees rotation and overload protection Rudder Servo: Micro Servo by Hitec (HS82NG) Tapered carbon […]

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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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Catsails DF 65 Deluxe Rig Bag – $80

Made in the UK bay; imported for you by the MMM Boatyard This deluxe rig bag for DF65’s is zipped along both leech and foot of bag to enable easy access to rigs. Internal dividers of two panels joined together on each internal side of the bag to enable storage of all four rigs. Double […]

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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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NIB Futaba 2.4 Ghz – $100

Futaba 6EX 2.4 Ghz radio. Complete with batteries, charger and manual – all new in the box. Features: 6 Model Memory, Digital Trim, Battery and charger.   Includes a New 6 channel Orange receiver $120.00  If interested, please contact Michael Steele at msteele@printfinishing.com  

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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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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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