Droitwich Spa
Model Boat Club


               Founded 1988
Last site update:  Thursday 9.6.16
Web page maintained by Jim Cook

Notice Board
A place for notifying members of important matters.

Weed is all clear, and we start sailing again on Sunday 19th June.  Gates open 0900.  Then every FIRST and THIRD Sunday in each month.  Please park in the first car park on the left as you enter
and launch from the slipway, as usual. 
It is essential that you wear your club badge and display your club sticker on your car.

Sailing venues:   June, July and August 2016:

12th June County Hall   (also Knightcote Open Day - see below)
19th June Top Barn
26th June County Hall
3rd July Top Barn
10th July County Hall   (also Bodenham Arboretum - see below)
17th July Top Barn
24th July County Hall
31st July County Hall
7th August Top Barn
14th August County Hall   (also Worcester Gheluvelt Park - see below)
21st August Top Barn
28th August County Hall

Top Barn Activity Centre                                                                                                                                  photo: Jim Cook


Events for 2016

Friday 4th March: Skittles evening
To be held at the Portobello Inn, Bransford Road, St. Johns, Worcester WR2 4EZ starting at 7.30pm.  The menu comprises buffet with mixed sandwiches, pork pies, sausage rolls, black pudding, scotch eggs, pizza, quiche, crisps, nuts, Indian snacks, vegetarian, chicken nuggets.  Tickets 7.50 per head.  Please pay Pam Gardner at the pool-side as soon as possible.

Monday 2nd May:  Boat and car Festival at Vines Park, Droitwich.
This event runs over the Bank Holiday weekend from Friday 29th April to Monday 2nd May. We will be doing Monday 2nd May only.

Saturday 14th May:  Knightcote Model Boat Club Lifeboat day
KMBC postcode is CV47 2EQ

Saturday 21st May:  Visit to Jotika
See Jotika's new warehouse and check out all their new machinery.  Visit starts at 10:00 prompt; 19 people have signed up.  Venue address is Jotika, Hadzor, Droitwich WR9 7DS. 

Saturday 11th June:  Worcester University
Static show on behalf of Age Concern, along with the Worcester Model Engineering Society.  Venue is Worcester University Riverside Centre, Hylton Road, Worcester WR2 5JN.  Riverside is the smaller arena on the right. 
The show is open from 10.00 to 15.00, but we can set up from 08.00.  Unloading is at the back of the building; the car park is also at the back, but we may have to pay.
The show consists of model aircraft, boats and railways, so please bring whatever combination you've got!

Sunday 12th June:  Knightcote Model Boat Club open day
KMBC postcode is CV47 2EQ

Sunday 10th July:  Bodenham Arboretum

Sunday 14th August:  Gheluvelt Park
Our customary stand at the Worcester Flower Show.

Sunday 11th September: Droitwich Salt Fest
At Vines Park, Droitwich.

Sunday 2nd October:  Bodenham Arboretum

Friday 11th - Sunday 13th November:  International Model Boat Show
At the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa.

Watch this space for more details and updates on events.


2015/16  Committee

Your committee members until November 2016 are:

Chairman - Mike Fenton
Secretary - Graham Povey
                    (graspov@aol.com  Tel: 01885 482683)
Treasurer - Keith Blackall
Events Secretary - Pam Gardener
Newsletter Editor - Rob Oswell
Tony Addison
George Aldridge
Adrian Taylor








A typical Sunday gathering at County Hall                                                                                                Photo: Dave Stratford

Click Here  for a link to Tony Holt's model boating site - one of the best there is!
Click Here  for a link to the Upton Warren Sailing Club website

Droitwich Spa Model Boat Club 2016