Sailing and Building Tips

and more….. enjoy 

Sailing Tips

 Tuning a IOM Model Sail Boat (You Tube Video)

 Tuning a Micro Magic Sail Boat ( You Tube Video)

 RC Royal William RC Sailing Ship   The Extreme RC Sailing Ship !
R/C model of the HMS Royal William….six years to
build…approx 8′
long and 6′ high….80lbs lead to bring it to
the waterline…stern galleries light up
yards an rudder are controlled no propeller.

 The building of the Emma C Berry video by Paul Charles
of Metro Marine Modellers during the build.

Introduction to Model sailing Yachts  Part 1  130_SailsPart1
Introduction to Model sailing Yachts  Part 2 146_SailsPart2


Step by Step construction of building a Victoria
from the Okanagan Model Sailboat Association




Static Building Tips

Planking a hull

This video covers installing the wale strake, transom frame and preparing
the bulkheads for planking. This is a video log of my construction process
using the College of Model Ship Building practicum by I am a novice/beginner model ship builder.
I wanted to document the process of construction on my
first real wooden model ship.

 Model Ship Building Secrets

Secrets of a World Class Model Ship Builder Revealed for the 1st Time ever!

Making rope for ship model rigging.

This document describes the physics of making rope, how rope and cables are
protected from abrasion and the elements as well as machines used to make
rope for your model.

Rigging Period Ship Models

This document provides basic information about rigging on period ships. It is
intended to simply this complex area and provide the model builder with a starting

Silver soldering

Silver soldering techniques and materials are described here.