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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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Sail Gauge for Dragon Force 65

Hello to all DF Skippers; I have developed a small 3D printed device which I have named “SailGauge©”. This small device will allow new and experienced skippers to set their DF sails and rigs accurately in a matter of a few seconds. User instructions will be provided. For RC Sail/Race Clubs; please tell you club […]

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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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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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