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Model Boats Magazine January 2014 Back Issue

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Build your ideal model boat and improve your skills with Model Boats magazine – the ultimate guide for all boat modelling enthusiasts! Model Boats magazine focuses on radio-controlled warships as well as state galleons, yachts, lifeboats, petrol-powered, cruise ships and more, offering you an extensive range of new project challenges every month.

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Inspire your next great design and boat modelling project with regular features on in-depth building plans, painting tips and tricks, new kit releases, the latest news from the model boat community and so much more.  

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Model Boats  |  January 2014  

This 84 page issue is the first for 2014 and has for its main feature a working model of the submersible Lotus as used by 007, James Bond. Ashley Needham has built a dynamic diving model that looks the part and doesn’t need complicated electronics to function. We also have a Plastic Magic kit review of the Heller Mayflower kit where Dr. Marcus Rooks has successfully made this model sail under radio control.
VITT is a water-jet powered model of a rigid inflatable type of boat by the German manufacturer Manfred Sievers and John Elliott has done a full build review of this model which is based on a fibre glass hull, laser cut styrene parts and a KMB drive unit. .. read more
Also, we welcome back Peter Whitehead with his latest Miniature Sail article. Peter enjoys sailing small semi-scale models without radio control on both inshore lakes and the open sea and with this article he is developing that theme from his earlier piece in November 2013 Model Boats.
We also have the usual regulars of Range Finder, Flotsam & Jetsam and Boiler Room, as well as a Gallery by David Walter for Gloriana, an especially built boat that featured in the Queen’s 2012 Jubilee celebrations, plus of course items from clubs, readers, new products and your Free Advertisements.
So, this month we are both on and under the water with three major unique radio controlled feature model articles and I hope there is something in these for everyone with a passion for the model boating hobby. I, together with the magazine designer Richard Dyer and Colin Bishop who looks after the website for us, wish you all a very Happy Christmas and good fortune for 2014.

Paul Freshney - Editor
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Model Boats is the world’s leading title for radio-controlled model boats and scale modelling enthusiasts. Each issue is packed with a variety of projects, helpful and practical tips and tricks, kit reviews, new releases and everything you need to know about building a model boat from scratch. 

Whether you’re new to the hobby or an experienced modeller, Model Boats caters to all boat modelling enthusiasts who are passionate about broadening their skill sets and perfecting their craft. Get inspired for your next project by a wide variety of radio-controlled boats in every issue such as model and full-size warships, yachts, cruise ships, petrol-powered, wind-powered, state galleons, lifeboats and more.

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Model Boats

Very good interesting read every month. Covers most aspects of model boats. plenty of information on all things R/C boats. Reviewed Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Model Boats

I live in the USA and we have no tradition of model boating here. It is always a pleasure to receive your new issues, they give me many ideas, projects and great joy. Thanks Reviewed Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Model Boats

Excellent magazine Reviewed Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Model Boats

I started reading Model Boats in 1963, the whole scene has changed dramatically in those intervening years and sadly it seems that it is mostly older people who read the mag and keep the hobby alive, I have returned to the hobby after nearly 30 years away, the guidance offered in the magazine is most helpful Reviewed Monday, 30 March 2020

Model Boats

What can I say? By far the best modelling magazine ever. I started with Model Maker April 1956! Reviewed Thursday, 13 February 2020

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