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SCMBC SAILING VENUE.


All model boat enthusiasts and visitors are 

welcome to join us at our sailing venue at

the University of the Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, 

Sippy Downs, QLD, 4556 (Google map).

We meet every Sunday from 10am till 3pm.

Early bird members are often seen here from about 7:30 am, often earlier.

See our Calendar of Events for more information.

All types and classes of craft, both sail and power (excluding internal combustion) are welcome.
Visitors from other clubs are particularly encouraged to visit.


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SCMBC Members who have items and pics or videos to 
display on this site should forward details to the 
Webmaster (aka Mark T) kaptnkybong@gmail.com.





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                                          Added 18 Mar 2017


                                Flim Flammery - wrong again.


                          Y i p p i i i......  The lake is full again.


                                            Welcome back.


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                                          Added 02 Mar 2017


 In view of the extremely low level of water in the 

lake, the Regatta planned for 

Sunday 5th March has been cancelled.

 


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                                          Added 09 Feb 2017


Message from Sec. Pat.


This is a reminder that we will be having a regatta on 

March 5th. In order to prepare for this we need to have 

a lake clean up on Feb 26th. Please remember to bring 

along some gardening tools on the day.

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Go to the Trading Centre page for details 

of Gordon's 1930mm boat for sale.

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                   Go to the Calendar of Events page for UPDATES

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                            Go to the Calendar of Events page for 


                               details of Sec. Pat's 2017 calendar.

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                                          Added 07 Dec 2016


                             Goto President Reports' page for 


                               details of Pres. Col's message.

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                                          Added 28 Nov 2016


                                      For Sale: Scale boats - 


                                three beautifully presented craft.


                                                    ALL SOLD


Goto Trading Centre page for details


                                  Contact Brian 0419 794 485      



                                                     ALL SOLD

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                                          Added 10 Nov 2016


This is a reminder that our last night sail of the year is coming up 

next SATURDAY 12th November. 

Time as usual 4p.m to 8 p.m.

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                                          Added 24 Nov 2016


                                      For Sale: Fibreglass hull.


Goto Trading Centre page for details


Contact Brian 0419 794 485



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Added 02 Nov 2016

Notice to members

Please note the correct date for the X'mas Party is Sat 17 Dec.

Go to the Calendar of Events page 

for details

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Added 24 Oct 2016

Subject: Model Market Day

 

Could you please let your members know that we will be having a model market day at Boondall on Saturday 5th November.

 

There will be breakfast and lunch available.

 

Anyone that would like to join us for a sail is more than welcome

 

Regards,

 

Brad Edwards
Triple “S” Model Boat Group Secretary

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Added 17 Oct 2016

Go to the Galleries page for an update 

and video on Jason's USS Tennessee.



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Added 17 Oct 2016

Go to the Calendar of Events page 

for details of Pearl Harbour Regatta 04 Dec 2016.

Click image for larger view.



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Added 17 Oct 2016

I will be using the President Reports page 

for future Committee notices to members.


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Added 17 Oct 2016

Go to the President Reports page 

for Jason's (SCMBC VP) email to members.

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Added 14 Oct 2016

Go to the Calendar of Events page 

for details of Sec Pat's email to members.

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Added 13 Oct 2016

Hi Members


I have noticed a small error in the website calendar, 

this should be for a night sail on 


SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER FROM 4P.M TO 8P.M.


This date was omitted from the printed calendar. 


We are hoping for a good turn out and are planning 

some extra illumination.


Your Committee had a meeting today and I will be sending 

out a summary of items discussed shortly.


Cheers


Pat,sec


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Added 03 Oct 2016

Hi Members


This is an invitation to attend the Logan city club’s boat day next month.


Sunday 9TH OF OCTOBER 2016.


Please let them know if you will be attending.


Pat

Secretary


Go to the Calendar of Events page for details.

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Added 20 Sep 2016

Seawind Yacht    SOLD



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Added 26 Aug 2016

Pres Col has established an SCMBC Facebook page.

Please feel free to join the conversation.

Click here for access >>  SCMBC Facebook page.

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Added 26 Aug 2016

Club regatta reminder for this Sunday

28 Aug 2016

Lunch and drinks will be available at nominal cost.

Feel the electricity in the air.....

and in the water.

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Added 20 Aug 2016

For Sale $400

Giant 3d Printed 2.2M navy ship, LPA Prorotype


Click here >> Gum Tree listing


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Added 18 Aug 2016

Go to the 


page for Sec Pat's full email update.

A reminder that our regatta is only  10 days away.  

Sunday 28 Aug 2016


We will be having a lake clean-up this Sunday 21 Aug 2016.  


Please bring along a few rakes and a wheelbarrow if possible.


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Added 11 Aug 2016

Brian's fishing boat is for sale - $350.

Go to the 


page for details.


Click on image for larger pic.

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Added 03 Aug 2016

Go to the (Click here >>) Galleries page

for pics of SSS Sub regatta Sunday 31 July 2016.

Thanks to Anthony for the update.

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Added 26 July 2016

Hi Members


At our AGM on Sunday 24th July  a new committee was elected as follows.


PRESIDENT------COL CLARKE


VICE PRESIDENT-----JASON HATCHER


TREASURER-----NEIL SOUTHERN


SECRETARY----PAT DRAKE


HARBOUR MASTERS-----GARRY POWELL,  REBECCA ANDERSON.

 

LIBRARIAN----NEIL  SOUTHERN


WEBMASTER----MARK  TOWNSEND

 

Pat Drake sec

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Congratulations go to the new Committee.

The members extend a hearty and warm vote 
of thanks to the members of the 
outgoing committee for 
their service to the 
Club over many 
years.

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Added 25 July 2016

Hobby King Int warehouse only.

Free freight on orders over $100 

until 2:00 pm today (Mon 25 july 2016). 

Be quick.


Pity my new cruiser is on backorder.

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Added 25 July 2016

If anyone picked up a 

red 6.6v life battery on the far BBQ  Sunday 24 July 

please contact Nick  0408347054  

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Added 19 July 2016

Subject: INTERCLUB OPEN DAY

 

Hello to all,

On Saturday the 30th of July at 12.00 noon we have

our inter club day and we invite you to come and

have a day on the water.

We have permission to drive in and unload and load 

your bigger boats that can not be carried.

 

Secretary,

LCMM Inc.


Logan City Marine Modellers


https://lcmarinemodellers.wordpress.com/about/


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Added 11 July 2016

Go to the Trading Centre page for 

details of Rick's Cutty Sark


F O R   S A L E

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Added 07 July 2016

Club Library updated.

Go to Library page for details.

Documented and provided by Neil.
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Added 06 July 2016

Hello Members


N I G H T    S A I L


PLEASE NOTE CHANGED DATE


This is a reminder that our NEXT Night Sail will be 

Saturday 23 July 2015 from 4p.m. 


This is the evening prior to the AGM.


Bring a boat and lots of warm clothes.


I am reliably informed that Gilligan and crew will be on standby duty for rescues. They are well prepared and have been practising with blindfolds to simulate darkness. They are well prepared..... for most eventualities. Good luck.


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Added 06 July 2016

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS

 

The Sunshine Coast Model Boat Club’s Annual General Meeting will take place Lakeside at the University of the Sunshine Coast  at


10.30 a.m. on Sunday 24th July 2016.

 

An agenda for this meeting was sent to all members 2 weeks ago.  If you have not received this, please let me know.  Any member who has a topic or motion they would like included in the agenda may email me, and I will forward it to all members for their consideration before the meeting.

 

All positions on the Committee will be vacated and the new election will take place.  It is important that we fill all positions for the continued smooth running of the Club.  Only financial members will be allowed to vote, and all Committee positions, and motions, will be accepted from the floor.

 

The Club will be providing a complimentary lunch at noon of pizzas, sweets and soft drinks.  We need to know if you are coming to the AGM so that we are able to order accordingly.  Please let me know if you have any particular dietary problem.

 

Pat Drake,

Secretary


Go to the Calendar of Events page for the 

AGM agenda and C'tee positions nomination form.

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Added 24 June 2016

Triple S night sail postponed till Sat 9jul2016.

Goto Calendar of Events page for email and details.

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Added 21 June 2016

Notice to all members

Please find attached details of our upcoming AGM 

Sun 24 July 10:30 am

and a reminder that annual Club fees are now due.

Club fees are due 1st July 2016 
and are payable by 24 July 2016

Pat Drake
Secretary

Go to the Calendar of Events page to view the forms.

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Added 18 May 2016

Message from Sec. Pat.

Hello Members


This is a reminder of our FULL MOON  night sail next 

Sunday 22nd May starting at 4p.m.BYO nibbles.


Additional night sails will be held as follows...


Evening Sails, which coincide with the closest full moon:


               Saturday  23rd July from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

               Saturday 17th September from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

               Saturday 12th November from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.


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Added 25 Apr 2016

Go to the Galleries page for some pics 
forwarded by Anthony, at the recent 
SSS event held at Roma Street.

Thanks to Anthony for the pics.
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Added 21 Apr 2016

S T O P   P R E SS

Night Sail from 4:00 pm - ALL WELCOME.

Saturday 23 Apr 2016

Food and drinks provided at nominal cost.

COME ALONG AND HAVE SOME FUN

Don't forget the light for your boat.

Rescue boat on stand-by

Gilligan and crew on immediate stand-by for rescues.

VISITORS WELCOME.

This is electric. There's excitement in the air...
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Added 21 Apr 2016

Please note that SSS will be holding a naval day 
the following Saturday, 30th April, at their 
newly paved Boondall lake.  All 
Clubs are welcome 
to attend.

 

Pat Drake,

Secretary

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Added 12 Nov 2015



Sippy Downs weather from WillyWeather.

http://wind.willyweather.com.au/qld/sunshine-coast/sippy-downs.html










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Added 17 Mar 2016

Hello Members


We have received permission from the University to hold an evening 

sail on SATURDAY 23rd April. This will follow a full moon the 

previous day. It will take place from 3pm to 7pm.

Models using the lake from 6pm must have 

working navigation lights.

Pat Drake


S e c r e t a r y 

scmbc.inc


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Added 27 Feb 2016

It's not too late!

Hello to all,

On Saturday the 27th of February we are holding a interclub open day

to all ,we will be having a sausage sizzle  and a casual day on the water.

sausage sizzle lunch will be $3.00 and cold drinks will be  $1.00..

Start time will be around 10.00am to 4.00pm, there will be a course

set out for some fun .And we are having a raffle  Easter the prize is a

discovery sailing yacht with the remote control, hope you can make it down.

 

Steven Bean.

Secertary.

LCMM Inc.


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Added 12 Jan 2016

Go to the Calendar of Events page for 

Sec Pat's email and updated roster.


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Added 31 Dec 2015

Message to members from Sec. Pat.

Hi All


The calendar for next year is almost completed together 

with the triple S events . A number of members 

have made suggestions for extra events 

to be included. 


Our next club meeting is on Sunday Jan 3rd. This would 

be a good time to discuss the calendar with

members present before it is finalised.


Cheers


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Added 16 Dec 2015

Go to the Calendar of Events page for 

Sec Pat's email and updated roster.
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Added 05 Dec 2015

Hi All


I have completed the new boat roster for the next 4 months. Please swap places with another member if you are unable to help on the day allocated.

We have two remaining events on our calendar, Pearl harbour day this Sunday,  and the Club Christmas Party at the Mooloolaba Bowls Club Saturday 12th December at 6 p.m.

Pat Drake

Secretary


Go to the Calendar of Events page for updated roster.

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Added 30 Nov 2015


Reminder to all members and visitors.

From Sec. Pat

Our annual Pearl Harbour Day Regatta 

is coming up on Sunday 6th December.

From Treas. Pat

The B-B-Q will be in operation for lunch.

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Added 28 Nov 2015

Go to the 

(click here >>>) Calendar of Events page

for Sec. Pat's update regarding the 

Pearl Harbour Day clean up (Sun 29 Nov 2015)

and the Club's 2015 X'mas party (Sat 12 Dec 2015).

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Added 02 Nov 2015

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Good Morning.

I am seeking expressions of interest from Modellers on the Sunshine Coast interested in participating in a Model Expo at Caloundra Basketball Stadium?

Early days at this time however, I hope to hear back from you soon.

Proposed is an Expo similar to others around the country and major urban communities.

Proposed is a variety of model trains, different scales, aricraft and boats as well as trucks and lego layouts.

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact me on 

email: derekfrizzo@dodo.com.au

Regards Derek

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Added 26 Oct 2015

To All Members

 

Please see the attached e-mail from the Logan club and ensure you respond directly to them at lcmarinemodellers.com@hotmail.com if you’re planning to attend

 

Logan City Marine Modellers Inc invite your club to a scale model Boat day to be held at our venue Tygum Lagoon Waterford West on Sunday 22 nd Nov 2015 between 8am to 4pm with a Bar-B-Q lunch about 12 noon. Could you please advise approx numbers attending for catering. Hope to see you there.

 

Steve Bean

Secretary

LCMM Inc

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Added 28 Sep 2015

X'mas party 2015

Club Treasurer, Pat Creedy, has advised the 
Club's X'mas party will be held at the 

Mooloolaba Bowls Club 

Saturday 12 Dec 2015.

Members will recall that changes were made to the 
X'mas party format at the last AGM. This won't 
be a catered affair as in previous years and 
Members will order, and pay for, the meals 
of their choice, from the Bistro.

Please let Treasurer Pat know if you will be coming.

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added 2 Oct 2015

Another video from Damo




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Added 21 Sep 2015

Go to the Trading Centre Page to view an 

RC Sloop rigged plank sail boat

for sale - asking $1,500.


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Added 27 Aug 2015

Go to the Galleries Page for a selection of pics 

from Rick's recent visit 

to the Roma Street Parklands sailing event.

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Added 17 Aug 2015

Check out Damo's 2015 SSS Sub Regatta video





Look out for more videos.

Thanks to Damo.

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added 21 Aug 2015

Another video from Damo



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Added 12 Aug 2015

To all Members


Reminder that it’s only 3 weeks until our inter-club regatta on Sunday  

August 30thA BBQ lunch and refreshments  will be available . 


A lake clean-up will take place next Sunday


Attached is the new boat roster for the remainder of this year.

 

Pat Drake

Secretary.


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Added 30July2015

Notice to all members from Sec. Pat.


At our AGM on Sunday (26 July 2015) a new 

committee was elected as follows


           President---Mark Preedy

     Vice President---Barry Mc lean

      Secretary---Pat Drake

       Treasurer—Pat Preedy

Harbour Master—Peter Crouch

 

Officers


Webmaster---Mark Townsend

Librarian—Neil Southern

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Added 10July2015

We now have a new Club Librarian.

Please direct future enquiries to

Neil Southern - nsouthern2@gmail.com - Ph 54940940

The contents of the Club Library are listed on the Library page.

All the members offer a heart felt thank you 
to Deanne for her efforts in recent years maintaining those records.

Many thanks Deanne.

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Added 23Jun2015

Breakfast for eight.


Breakfast of champions.............


Thanks Col for the pic.
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Seen at the lake recently...




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Added 29 May 2015

Seen at the lake recently...


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Added 16 May 2015

Go to the News page for an update by 
Sec Pat regarding Club membership.


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Added 04 May 2015

Go to the Galleries page for details of the 
members' visit to  neighbouring boat club.


These guys will have breakfast in style any where.
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Added 01 May 2015

Goto the Galleries page for video and 

stats for Rick's Square Rigger - The Sea Cloud.


Click the link for direct access to the video.


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Added 07 Apr 2015

Go to the Galleries page for rescue boat pics.

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Update 17 Mar 2015 - decisions from meeting 08 Mar 2015.

Go to the Club News page for the details.
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Updated 11 Mar 2015

Code of Courtesy and By-Laws

Go to the Code of Courtesy page for updates
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Added 18 Mar 2015

Go to the Other items of interest page for Brian's suggested 

videos on how to set up your sails. Suits beginners.

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Added 22Feb2015

GOOD LUCK STEVE.

Steve advised he will be getting his hip 

replacement surgery on Mon 23rd Feb. 


Thanks, see you when I'm mobile.

 

Steve Tyler


Update 09 Mar 2015: 


Steve was seen jogging around the SCMBC 

clubhouse yesterday. He found the walking stick helpful.


Welcome back Steve.

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Eggs over easy please?


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Current weather forecast details.

Click here for >>>  Sippy Downs five day forecast


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added 15 Jan 2015


Club items for sale:

Club caps $15,

Hats $18, 

Shirts $30.

Contact Sec. Pat or Pres. John.

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added 1 Dec 2014

Pearl Harbour Day promotional video

Go to the Galleries page for the link and for optimum 
viewing suggestions to view the video.

For direct link to video click here>> http://youtu.be/_fTLIMr1MGQ

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Added 23 Mar 2015

Go to the Trading Centre page 

for Andy's boats for sale



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Added 18 Mar 2015

Go to the Trading Centre page 

for Brian's PT boat for sale


24 Mar 2015   -   S O L D.
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Go to the Trading Centre page 

for Rick's hull for sale.

Added 26 Nov 2014


S O L D
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Go to the Galleries page for Pat's 
magazine article.

Added 24 Nov 2014

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Added 12 Nov 2014 - Thanks to Col for the pics.


SCMBC Breakfast Club


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Go to News page for Club Secretary's 
Notice to Club Members

added 15 Oct 2014.
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Go to the Galleries page and check 
out the pics and specs for Rick's Maltese Falcon.

added 09Oct2014

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Go to the Other items of interest page 
for sailing tips added 06 Oct 2014.
Provided by Steve.
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Go to the Galleries page and check 
out the specs for Hugh's Imara Tug Boat.

This craft is a real work of art, both visually and technically.

Added 04 Oct 2014

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Library page updated 30 Sep 2014.
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How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat

added 27aug2014


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Added 11 Aug 2014

Additional site pics have been added to the Club Details page.

The SCMBC Clubhouse viewed from the dry lake 2002.

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The Calendar of events and the 2014 / 2015 Committee 
details have been updated 04 Aug 2014.
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SCMBC Harbour Master for 2014-2015, Mark Preedy, stars in the video below.
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Sunshine Coast Model Boat Club on Seven News


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