Droitwich Spa
Model Boat Club

        Founded 1988                                                                                                                    2020
Last site update: Monday 23.03.20  (MJD: 58931)
Web page maintained by Jim Cook

Notice Board     A place for notifying members of important matters


(revised 23.03.20  22:30)

This evening's statement by the Prime MInister declares that from tonight everyone must stay in their homes except for a few very specific reasons.  Sadly, attending model boat club meetings is not one of them. Accordingly all DSMBC meetings have been cancelled until further notice.  Please stay at home, keep warm, keep well, and keep in touch with each other by phone, email or via social media.

Young Alan Gregory has published his Spring Newsletter.  You can read it here.
Many thanks to Alan for another bumper edition, and to contributors Andrea Povey, Nigel Dale,
Roger Atkins, Mike Fenton and Tony Draper.

A group of club members led by Pete Thornton and Tony Draper have decided to buy and build
'Club 500' power boats.  Club 500 boat kits are available relatively cheaply, and they are simple and easy to build from a set of vac-formed plastic parts.  Currently eleven members have expressed interest in the project, and boat construction is in full swing. We've even seen some boats being tested; they look pretty impressive!  There's a good intro to Club 500 boats here.

General:  see here  (Updated December 2019)
Lakeside:  see
County Hall:  see here

 Bodenham Arboretum                                               photo: Trevor Coveney (The 2017 photographic competition winning photo)

  University of Worcester Lakeside Campus                                                                                     photo:  Alan Gregory
This photograph is a still from an 11-minute video, which you can watch by clicking here.



Events for 2020

Keep an eye on this section, it will grow as the weeks pass by, and more information will be provided about each event.

Key to entries:
Entries in normal text are standard club meetings.
Entries in green italics are meetings to which we have been invited as guests, but do not have a club stand.
Entries preceded by this 'club' symbol are meetings at which we have a manned club stand.

The following events may take place depending on the coronovirus restrictions in force at the time:

Sunday 2nd August:  Barbecue at Lakeside.
Details T.B.A.

 Friday 6th November:  Set-up day for International Model Boat Show.

 Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November:  International Model Boat Show
Venue:  Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN.

Sunday 22nd November:  Club A.G.M.
Venue:  Rooom 5, Perdiswell Young People's Club, Perdiswell Park, Droitwich Road,
Worcester WR3 7SN (same venue as in 2019)   Starting 1000 prompt.


2020  Committee

Your committee members until November 2020 are:

Chairman - Trevor Coveney
                  (trevorcamping72(at)gmail.com   Tel: 01527 876870)
Secretary - Graham Povey
                  (graspov(at)aol.com   Tel: 01905 923514)
Treasurer - Pete Thornton
Events Secretary - Andrea Povey
Membership Secretary - Jim Cook (poundswick(at)hotmail.com)
Newsletter Editor - Rob Oswell
Tony Addison
Tony Draper
Adrian Taylor



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A typical Sunday gathering at County Hall                                                                                         photo: Dave Stratford

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