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Victor Soling One Meter $250-$300

This boat has recently gone through a complete re-fresh by one of our Metro Marine members. The boat has been outfitted with new rigging and a new sail set. A custom tube style cradle for easy transport as well as a sail case are nice accessories. The boat comes with a Futaba S3801 Sail servo […]

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Dragon Force DF 65 MK 1 $150.00

This is a freshly built boat using all new parts including a new hull primed and painted in beautiful Tamiya TS 41 Coral Blue. The boat includes a set of Pollowy aftermarket sails mounted on a new A rig. The boat is set up with a factory radio and is ready to race.

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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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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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Metro Marine Modellers 2014 Season-Ender…

From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 Metro Marine Modellers wrapped up their 2014 sailing season on November 2 with awards presentations to its top sailors and a swap meet that featured of wide variety of new and “previously enjoyed” model boats, kits and equipment, including an entire model building workshop.Free coffee, cookies and a 50/50 draw […]

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One Vic Sailor’s Story

From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 Radio sailboat racing is not something that comes as an immediate skill. There are great sailors and folks who are good at operating anything controlled by a radio, but racing these boats to win requires a unique set of skills. From building a solid and tunable boat, understanding tactics, and […]

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Regatta Report— 2014 Victoria Class Ontario Regionals

By Michael Steele From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 Victoria class racing in Ontario has become quite a competitive affair in recent years. With a full compliment of sailors racing on a regular basis, winning a local Victoria club regatta is hard enough, but winning the Ontario Victoria Regionals puts you firmly at the head of […]

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John McKinney – CRYA Skipper Profile

By Michael Steele From CRYA Newsletter Winter 2014 This month we profile the new Victoria Class Secretary, John Mckinney from Woodstock, Ontario. John has been extremely active in the model yachting community over the last four years, racing in 5 different classes on both sides of the border. He has recently become the Victoria Class […]

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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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R/C Group Maps

John Newcombe (Kawartha Marine Modelers) sent this one along to us. He found this web site, for what its worth,  showing where hobby shops and sites for r/c planes, boats etc. are located. It may be handy. It’s like the google maps in Hobby mode  ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD …check this out click RC Group Maps […]

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