MMM makes waves at Zoomer Show

  More than 20 model marine vessels were displayed by Metro Marine Modellers at this year’s Zoomer Show in Toronto, a lifestyle consumer show targeted at the 45 plus age group. More than 30,000 people attended the two-day show at the end of October. The types of models ranged from tiny ships in bottles and […]

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Attracting new members through The Boatyard

The Metro Marine Modellers’ Boatyard was launched last year to make good quality used r/c sailboats available to potential new members. The Boatyard sold seven boats and generated enough revenue to pay back the cash float from the club and continue purchasing inventory. Some of this income was from commissions on the sale of members’ […]

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Michigan’s Fidler Stars in 2015 Ontario Dragon Force Championship

By Michael Steele, Race Director My English grandmother was an eternal optimist. Whenever faced with any adversity, she would come out with a flurry of cheery statements such as “Mustn’t grumble, could be worse.” Or my personal favourite, ”It will be better on the day!” This is a phrase I repeated often in the week […]

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Metro Marine Modellers 2014 Season-Ender…

From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 Metro Marine Modellers wrapped up their 2014 sailing season on November 2 with awards presentations to its top sailors and a swap meet that featured of wide variety of new and “previously enjoyed” model boats, kits and equipment, including an entire model building workshop.Free coffee, cookies and a 50/50 draw […]

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Regatta Report— RG 65 Class Dragon Force Thanksgiving Monday Blowout

From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 The diminutive little Dragon Force RG 65 picked up steam rapidly in 2014 with over 18 Metro Marine Modellers buying and registering their boats with the CRYA. This boat is hard to hate as it has been designed from the word go as a proper RC racing yacht with nice […]

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Regatta Report: 2014 Soling One Meter Canadian National Regatta

From CRYA newsletter Summer 2014 Twenty-six skippers from across Canada and the United States gathered in Mississauga on June 21 and 22 for the 2014 Soling One Meter Canadian National Championship Regatta. The event, which was hosted by the Metro Marine Modellers (MMM) of Toronto, was held at the Douglas Kennedy Park on Lakefront Promenade […]

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Soling Nationals Reported in Mississauga News – June 25

See the full story and other pictures from the article at: http://m.mississauga.com/community-story/4598314-there-s-no-messing-about-in-boats-at-model-regatta/ Many thanks to all of the volunteers that made it such a successful event. And thanks to Rick Levick’s – Sailing Captain for his efforts for getting the Mississauga News out and the MMM into the news. (The pictures are courtesy of Mississauga News […]

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An old video from the Hobby Show

While doing some work on “YouTube” I located an old video that Rawle Liverpool (Pat) shot at one of the Hobby Shows. This is a great video showing a lot of the boats well the ones that can be run in a indoor pool.  The Show was narrated by the late Ray Davidson Check it […]

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All Geared Up !

We often get asked about what type of motor should I get in my boat?   In the scale area we struggle with making the prop turn slow and controllable. Currently I am working on several methods of slowing Brushless  DC Motors down to scale speeds.  However  Mr. Patatrick Matthews takes a look at using gears […]

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