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Scale Boating

                                                                      

Director of Scale Activities: Jack David: kndbrd@earthlink.net


Welcome to the Scale boating page of the WVRCM website! What is a scale boat? Simply put, the WVRCM scale fleet consists of any vessel which is not a pure racing boat. The vessel may be motorized (electric or steam only) or sail and generally represent a full size vessel from another period or a vessel currently in service somewhere around the world. Ships of any scale are welcome. We have several scale events each boating season featuring our popular Parade of Boats and a navigation course so that skippers can test their helmsmanship and navigation skills. Bring your models to the pond, finished or not. We like to compare notes and there’s usually a lot of Q & A time to share ideas and ‘how to’s’. There are a number of websites and scale suppliers to help with everything from complete kits to the smallest parts for all scales. The Useful Links page lists a number of these sites.





 



WEST VALLEY R/C MARINERS’ SCALE BOATS COME IN ALL SIZES…..2 FEET  to over 8 FEET long!

HOT NEWS!

The February 27 AFTER PRESIDENT'S DAY SCALE FLOTILLA AND PARADE of Boats had 11 REGISTERED SKIPPERS!

Congratulations to the skippers who won awards at the event.

2016 AFTER PRESIDENT'S DAY FLOTILLA AWARDS-

Helmsmanship Award: Rowland Stevens - Phoenix Tug
Skippers' Choice Award: Brett Harper - U.S.S. Arizona
Peoples' Choice Award: Ken Strickland - Ocean Rose
Engineering Award: Tony Contrabasso - USCG Cutter Yeaton
Commodore's Award: Robert Enos - Tug Petapsco

SSMA CLUB AFFILIATION

The WVRCM's club membership with the SSMA has been confirmed and we are now listed on the SSMA website! The insurance application has been submitted. 

SSMA CLUB INSURANCE

The WVRCM's has received its Insurance Certificate for Estrella Mountain Ranch. Scale activities can now be conducted at Estrella on club day!



See the links pages for some new links to Callie Graphics for custom decals and Shapeways.com for hard to find scale fittings!
 
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