Droitwich Spa
Model Boat Club

        Founded 1988                                                                                                                    2024
           
Last updated: 23.07.2024

Notice Board     A place for notifying members of important matters

Bodenham Arboretum Display and Sail - Sunday 28th August

This Sunday there is another opportunity to sail on the pond at Bodenham Arboretum and enjoy the delightful surroundings and food. Bring boats to sail and display. Further details of the Arboretum can be found HERE


Hereford Society of Model Engineers model boat regatta - August 3rd and 4th

Hereford Society of Model Engineers have invited our club to their model boat regatta on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of August 2024. The Saturday will be a family day, with some trains running. Sunday will be just for boats. The club is offering the option to camp overnight, with toilets and water available, but no electric hook-ups (except for boat battery charging).

The address is: Broomy Hill, Hereford, Hr4 0LJ

A poster for the event can be found HERE


Lakeside availability reminder

Please note that access to Lakeside is from 10:00 to 12:00 on sailing days. Lakeside staff are paid only for our contracted hours, so we must be prepared to leave the site in a timely manner. They have other things to be getting on with on a Sunday afternoon, even if we don't... 


The return of the DSMBC Plank Race - 30th July 2023

This years Plank Race took place at County Hall on Sunday 30th July. Huge thanks to Roger Atkins who organised the event and to all those who took part. For a full account and more pictures, please look HERE.

The 2023 Plank Race competitors.




 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 2024

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 in black italics are shows and events with no club presence
Entries preceded by this 'club' symbol are meetings at which we have a manned club stand.

July 28th - Bodenham Arboretum, display and sail.

August 3rd and 4th - Hereford Society of Model Engineers model boat regatta.

October 6th - Bodenham Arboretum, display and sail.

December 15th - Bodenham Arboretum - Christmas Dinner.


Forthcoming Lakeside Sailing dates

Note when sailing at Lakeside, our access is from 10:00 until 12:00


August 4th
August 18th
September 1st
September 15th
September 29th
October 13th
October 27th
November 10th
November 24th

 


2024/2025  Committee

Your committee members until April 2025 are:

Chairman - Steve Workman
Secretary - Rob Oswell
Treasurer - Pete Thornton
Membership Secretary - Roger Atkins
                  (rogeratkins88@gmail.com Tel 07794 689564)
Events Secretary - Position Vacant
Webmaster - Tony Draper
Assistants -  Graham Povey
                     Tony Gardener


 


A typical Sunday gathering at County Hall                                                                                         photo: Dave Stratford
 



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