LeedsBradford Model Boat Club
This is the hub of it all where members gather Wednesday and Sunday mornings to chat about all things boats and compete in various events..Margaret and her team of helpers keep us supplied with Tea, Coffee,Bacon butties and cakes.
Members have a variety of Craft, Steam, Sail and electric powered boats.
Some build there own from kits or from scratch and also buy ready built.
Our members regularly attend shows with their models to display to the public.
Annually we attend Otley show. More recently in April 2019 some of our models were featured in a special exhibition at the Bradford Industrial Museum.
Leeds and Bradford Model Boat Club regularly hold competitions for Yachts and Power Boats on both Wednesdays and Sundays. Please see the Competition Programme for details.
Here are some photographs from previous competitions.
The club holds an annual dinner and presentation evening to award trophies to the competition winners. This year the event was held at Peasehill House, Rawdon on 13th April 2019.
During the summer members of the club go on a social trip to many different attractions. Previous trips have included a lunch cruise on the Teesside Princess, Eden Camp and Merseyside Maritime Museum.
Some photographs of our members enjoying sailing their models on the tarn.
Annually we hold an evening sail where members can show off the lights on their models. For those that don't fancy sailing we serve cheese and wine inside the club house.
Watch the video of one of junior members intuitively launching his model
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